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Issue Details: First known date: 1997... 1997 Jungfrau
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  • Adapted from the novel of the same name by Dymphna Cusack. From playwright's note: '... it is not a word for word dramatisation of Dymphna Cusack's novel. Rather, it is a work based on its themes and characters and is original in its own right...'.

Production Details

  • First produced by the Playbox Theatre Centre, CUB Malthouse, Melbourne, 3 June 1997.

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Dedication: For David Letch and the coronary transplant teams of Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand and St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney and an unknown donor and their family without whose incredible generosity, this would never have been written. Thank you to Kim Krejus and Siobhan Lawless who led me to the Jungfrau.
    • Paddington, Kings Cross area, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Currency Press ; Playbox Theatre , 1997 .
      Extent: v, 67p.p.
      Description: illus., ports (Jonathan Hardy, Dymphna Cusack).
      ISBN: 0868195111 (pbk.)
      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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  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • 1930s
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