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The Front Room Boys and New Wave Theatre single work   criticism  
Is part of The Great Australian Plays Julian Meyrick , 2016 series - author criticism (number 5 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 The Front Room Boys and New Wave Theatre
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''Fucken boong'. With these words Australian theatre entered the swinging sixties – eight years after the decade began.

The two profanities capture the spirit of rebellion that characterised a new generation of theatre artists. They are the last line of Alex Buzo’s play Norm and Ahmed (1968) and the actors who uttered them were prosecuted for obscenity when it was produced in Queensland and Victoria.' (Introduction)

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