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Issue Details: First known date: 1998... 1998 Rising Fish Prayer
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

This play is 'a confronting and timely examination of the politics of business, the business of politics, and a man whose life is brought to the very brink. Australian, Ken Peterson, finds himself engulfed in political and social upheaval when he arrives to take up the position of manager of a small gold mine in Papua New Guinea on behalf of a multinational company. The departure of his predescessor is shrouded in mystery and the mine is not running as smoothly as reports have been indicating. As tensions mount a European environmmental journalist arrives, determined not to leave without a good story.' Back cover.

Production Details

  • First produced by the Playbox Theatre Centre at the CUB Malthouse, Sth Melbourne, 16 September 1998.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Strawberry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Melbourne, Victoria,: Currency Press ; Playbox Theatre , 1998 .
      Extent: 70,[7]p. of platesp.
      Description: illus., port
      ISBN: 086819445X
      Series: Current Theatre Series Currency Press (publisher), 1983- series - publisher 'Current Theatre Series consists of Australian plays published with the program inserted and sold during theatre seasons. The aim of the series is to promote and encourage new dramatic writing and make it accessible to theatregoers and the public. The text is presented at the first day of rehearsal and does not contain changes which the author may choose to make after the play has commenced its present season - these will be incorporated into any new edition published by Currency.' Currency Press.
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