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Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 Siren
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Siren is a love story with a difference - a situation comedy for the 1990s. Holed up in a Central Coast motel room with three undercover detectives, Liz has been employed to use her sex appeal on Billy Nottle, a local councillor suspected of accepting bribes from developers.

Once again David Williamson chooses to examine power games and sexual politics but shows that moral values can still hold true. (Back cover, publisher's blurb).

Production Details

  • First produced at the Wharf, Sydney, by the Sydney Theatre Company, 22 March 1990, (Director, Richard Wherrett) and on the same night in Melbourne at the Athenaeum Theatre by Elston, Hocking and Woods and Kinselas Productions, (Director, Graeme Blundell).

Contents

* Contents derived from the Paddington, Kings Cross area, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,:Currency Press , 1991 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Return to the Elements, Katharine Brisbane , 1991 single work criticism (p. ix-xiv)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1990

Works about this Work

Farce Lampoons Battle of Sexes Ron Banks , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 28 April 1997; (p. 5)

— Review of Siren David Williamson , 1990 single work drama
Smashing Temples: Cultural Symptoms of the 1980s in Australian Mainstage Comedy and Farce Veronica Kelly , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Modern Drama , Spring vol. 38 no. 1 1995; (p. 97-108)
Untitled Veronica Kelly , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 22 1993; (p. 133-138)

— Review of Siren David Williamson , 1990 single work drama ; Money and Friends David Williamson , 1992 single work drama
From Boilermakers to Aliens - Varied Play Texts Appear Alexandra S. Cromwell , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 7 no. 1 1993; (p. 70-71)

— Review of Too Young for Ghosts Janis Balodis , 1985 single work drama ; Summer of the Aliens Louis Nowra , 1992 single work drama ; Dorothy Hewett : The Feminine as Subversion Margaret Williams , 1992 single work criticism ; Collected Plays : Volume I Dorothy Hewett , 1992 selected work drama ; Siren David Williamson , 1990 single work drama
David Williamson : Interview Daniel R. Willbanks (interviewer), 1992 single work interview biography
— Appears in: Speaking Volumes : Australian Writers and Their Work 1992; (p. 171-186)
From Boilermakers to Aliens - Varied Play Texts Appear Alexandra S. Cromwell , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 7 no. 1 1993; (p. 70-71)

— Review of Too Young for Ghosts Janis Balodis , 1985 single work drama ; Summer of the Aliens Louis Nowra , 1992 single work drama ; Dorothy Hewett : The Feminine as Subversion Margaret Williams , 1992 single work criticism ; Collected Plays : Volume I Dorothy Hewett , 1992 selected work drama ; Siren David Williamson , 1990 single work drama
A Celebration of Scepticism Darryl Emmerson , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 140 1992; (p. 25-26)

— Review of Siren David Williamson , 1990 single work drama ; Emerald City David Williamson , 1986 single work drama ; Money and Friends David Williamson , 1992 single work drama
Untitled Veronica Kelly , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 22 1993; (p. 133-138)

— Review of Siren David Williamson , 1990 single work drama ; Money and Friends David Williamson , 1992 single work drama
Fag Ends on Display Alison Croggon , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 3 April vol. 112 no. 5712 1990; (p. 106-107)

— Review of Siren David Williamson , 1990 single work drama
An Off-Key Siren Brian Hoad , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 3 April vol. 112 no. 5712 1990; (p. 106-107)

— Review of Siren David Williamson , 1990 single work drama
A Return to the Elements Katharine Brisbane , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Siren 1991; (p. ix-xiv)
A Flap in the Wings Peter Cochrane , 1990 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Good Weekend , 10 March 1990; (p. 28-40)
David Williamson : Interview Daniel R. Willbanks (interviewer), 1992 single work interview biography
— Appears in: Speaking Volumes : Australian Writers and Their Work 1992; (p. 171-186)
Writes and Wrongs of a Workaholic Sally Macmillan , 1990 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 17-18 March 1990; (p. 9-10)
Williamson's Midas Touch Peta Koch , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 12 June 1990; (p. 29)
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