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Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 4 January 2020 of The Weekend Australian est. 1977 The Weekend Australian
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* Contents derived from the 2020 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Spotlight, Rosemary Neill (interviewer), single work interview (p. 3) Section: Review
Bran Nue Generation, Victoria Laurie , single work review
— Review of Bran Nue Dae : A Musical Journey Jimmy Chi , 1990 single work musical theatre ;

The Kimberley town of Broome is getting behind a new Opera Australia production of its most cherished musical, writes Victoria Laurie

(p. 8) Section: Review
A Star Is Justly Reborn, Peter Craven , single work review
— Review of Judith Anderson : Australian Star, First Lady of the American Stage Desley Deacon , 2019 single work biography ;

'For a long time there Dame Judith Anderson was the most famous Australian actress in the world. She wasn’t a huge film star like Errol Flynn (with whom she shared a quite discernible Australian accent) but in my childhood she was prominently featured in the supporting cast of Cecil B. DeMille’s The Ten Commandments, she was Big Mama to Burl Ives’s Big Daddy in the Elizabeth Taylor/Paul Newman Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and to cap everything off she gave what actor Peter Eyre described as one of the most vivid performances in the history of the world: the sinister housekeeper, Mrs Danvers, in Hitchcock’s 1940 tribute to post-Bronte-style Gothic romance, Rebecca. She was a ­famous Lady Macbeth and an implacable Lavinia in Eugene O’Neill’s Mourning Becomes Electra, and she gave the most ­celebrated 20th-century performance in a Greek tragedy when she stormed the New York stage (and a lot of others around the world) as ­Euripides’ Medea. Not even Laurence Olivier’s ­Oedipus Rex ranks so high.' (Introduction)

(p. 14) Section: Review
Governor a Man of Contrasts, Meg Keneally , single work review
— Review of Macquarie Grantlee Kieza , 2019 single work biography ;

;He stamped his name all over Sydney and was the first to use the word ­“Australia” in official documents. But, while we may think we know Lachlan Macquarie, many have only a partial sense of who the man was.' (Introduction)

(p. 15) Section: Review

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