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The Fence single work   drama  
Issue Details: First known date: 2010 2010
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'"The Fence" is an explosive story of love, belonging and dispossession. The performance takes place in a purpose-built family home in western Sydney. The story is of the resilience and wisdom of five middle-aged Australians, four of whom grew up in care as part of the Stolen Generations and Forgotten Australians.' Source: www.sydneyfestival.org.au (Sighted 08/01/2010).

Notes

  • 'The Fence' was devised by a team of artists working in consultation with Indigenous and non-Indigenous community members with related experiences.

Production Details

  • Presented by Urban Theatre Projects at a backyard in Parramatta, meeting point Riverside Theatres, Parramatta between 13-30 January 2010.

  • PRODUCTION COMPANY: Urban Theatre Projects and Sydney Festival.

    CAST: Helen Dallas, Richard Green, Kelton Pell, Skye Quill and Vicki van Hout.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

The Real Thing Rosemary Neill , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 January 2010; (p. 4-5)
Rosemary Neill canvasses a range of documentary and verbatim theatre productions. She discusses some international productions, but focuses mainly on Australian plays, particularly 'The Fence'.
The Stories behind the Apology Louise Schwartzkoff , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8 January 2010; (p. 12)
Stories of Survival Overcome Raw Grief Clare Morgan , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 14 January 2010; (p. 5)
Fixing the Cracks after Institutional Years Jason Blake , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 January 2010; (p. 21)

— Review of The Fence 2010 single work drama
The Fence a Feature of Cultural Festival Margaret Smith , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 13 January no. 467 2010; (p. 42)

— Review of The Fence 2010 single work drama
'Director Alicia Talbot says 'The Fence' has been created from- but is not about- the collaborators real life experience...' The play will be presented by Urban Theatre Projects as part of the Sydney Festival 2010. Source: Koori Mail no. 467, 13 January 2010
The Fence a Feature of Cultural Festival Margaret Smith , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 13 January no. 467 2010; (p. 42)

— Review of The Fence 2010 single work drama
'Director Alicia Talbot says 'The Fence' has been created from- but is not about- the collaborators real life experience...' The play will be presented by Urban Theatre Projects as part of the Sydney Festival 2010. Source: Koori Mail no. 467, 13 January 2010
Fixing the Cracks after Institutional Years Jason Blake , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 January 2010; (p. 21)

— Review of The Fence 2010 single work drama
The Fence a Feature of Cultural Festival Margaret Smith , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 13 January no. 467 2010; (p. 42)

— Review of The Fence 2010 single work drama
'Director Alicia Talbot says 'The Fence' has been created from- but is not about- the collaborators real life experience...' The play will be presented by Urban Theatre Projects as part of the Sydney Festival 2010. Source: Koori Mail no. 467, 13 January 2010
The Real Thing Rosemary Neill , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 January 2010; (p. 4-5)
Rosemary Neill canvasses a range of documentary and verbatim theatre productions. She discusses some international productions, but focuses mainly on Australian plays, particularly 'The Fence'.
The Stories behind the Apology Louise Schwartzkoff , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8 January 2010; (p. 12)
Stories of Survival Overcome Raw Grief Clare Morgan , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 14 January 2010; (p. 5)
The Fence a Feature of Cultural Festival Margaret Smith , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 13 January no. 467 2010; (p. 42)

— Review of The Fence 2010 single work drama
'Director Alicia Talbot says 'The Fence' has been created from- but is not about- the collaborators real life experience...' The play will be presented by Urban Theatre Projects as part of the Sydney Festival 2010. Source: Koori Mail no. 467, 13 January 2010

Awards

2010 winner Sydney Theatre Awards Best Independent Production For the 2010 Urban Theatre Projects production.
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