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Issue Details: First known date: 2001 2001
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Abstract

'Traces the true story of three Aboriginal sisters whose mother was determined to keep her children when officials wanted to remove them following the death of their father. The story is that of the three sisters of the playwright Jack Davis.' Source: Publisher's blurb.

Production Details

  • First produced by Yirra Yakin Noongar Theatre at the Subiaco Theatre, Perth, 26 July 2000.

  • Performed by Company B at Belvoir Street Theatre on 15 August 2001. Directed by Neil Armfield
  • CAST: Rachael Maza, Irma Woods and Kylie Farmer.

    DESIGNER: Tish Oldham.

    SOUND AND ORIGINAL MUSIC: David Milroy.

    LIGHTING DESIGNER: Mark Howett.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2001

Works about this Work

Presenting the Past : Historiography in Aboriginal Theatre of the 80s and 90s K. G. Naga Radhika , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 70 no. 3 2010; (p. 144-162)
The Definite Article : Rewriting History Helen Thomson , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 31 August 2002; (p. 27)
Play Tells Some West Australian History 2000 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 19 April no. 224 2000; (p. 57)
Presenting the Past : Historiography in Aboriginal Theatre of the 80s and 90s K. G. Naga Radhika , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 70 no. 3 2010; (p. 144-162)
Play Tells Some West Australian History 2000 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 19 April no. 224 2000; (p. 57)
The Definite Article : Rewriting History Helen Thomson , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 31 August 2002; (p. 27)

Awards

2002 winner The Kate Challis RAKA Award Drama Joint winner with Jane Harrison for her play, Stolen.
2001 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards
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  • Western Australia,
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