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Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 Peach Melba (Melba's Last Farewell)
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Notes

  • The play was commissioned by the lead actor, Helen Noonan. Based on the author's biography of Dame Nellie Melba, Melba, the Voice of Australia (1986).

Production Details

  • First produced by the Playbox Theatre Co., Beckett Theatre, CUB Malthouse, Melbourne, 8 June 1990. Original version received a public reading by the Melbourne Theatre Co. at the Spoleto Festival, 1988.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Currency Press ; Playbox Theatre , 1990 .
      Extent: 43p.
      Description: illus., port.
      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.

Works about this Work

`I Refuse to Give Easy Answers': An Interview with Therese Radic Iris O'Loughlin (interviewer), 1994 single work interview
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 24 1994; (p. 146-154)
Drama in Real Life: Art Thrives in the Colony Michael Billington , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 October 1990; (p. 28)
Melba's Muck Missing Alison Croggon , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 26 June vol. 112 no. 5724 1990; (p. 105)

— Review of Peach Melba (Melba's Last Farewell) Thérèse Radic , 1990 single work musical theatre
Challenging the Melba Myths Peter Weiniger , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 11 June 1990; (p. 14)

— Review of Peach Melba (Melba's Last Farewell) Thérèse Radic , 1990 single work musical theatre
True Flavour Missing from this Peach Peter Craven , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 11 June 1990; (p. 12)

— Review of Peach Melba (Melba's Last Farewell) Thérèse Radic , 1990 single work musical theatre
True Flavour Missing from this Peach Peter Craven , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 11 June 1990; (p. 12)

— Review of Peach Melba (Melba's Last Farewell) Thérèse Radic , 1990 single work musical theatre
Challenging the Melba Myths Peter Weiniger , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 11 June 1990; (p. 14)

— Review of Peach Melba (Melba's Last Farewell) Thérèse Radic , 1990 single work musical theatre
Melba's Muck Missing Alison Croggon , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 26 June vol. 112 no. 5724 1990; (p. 105)

— Review of Peach Melba (Melba's Last Farewell) Thérèse Radic , 1990 single work musical theatre
Drama in Real Life: Art Thrives in the Colony Michael Billington , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 October 1990; (p. 28)
`I Refuse to Give Easy Answers': An Interview with Therese Radic Iris O'Loughlin (interviewer), 1994 single work interview
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 24 1994; (p. 146-154)
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