y Hell and Hay single work   musical theatre   - Prologue and two acts
Issue Details: First known date: 1980... 1980 Hell and Hay
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  • Epigraph: "And people have an awful down, Upon the district and the town - Which worse than hell itself they call; In fact, the saying far and wide Along the Riverina side, Is 'Hay and Hell and Booligal'." From A. B. (Banjo) Paterson - Hay and Hell and Booligal.

Production Details

    • An early version of the first act of this play was workshopped with drama students at the Kelvin Grove College of Advanced Education, Brisbane, June 1980.
    • The script was also read and workshopped in Canberra, May 1981 at the 9th Australian National Playwrights' Conference.
    • First produced at the La Boite Theatre, Brisbane, March 1982, directed by Robert Kingham.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      ca. 1980 .
      Alternative title: Hell and Hay : A Play With Music
      Extent: [2], 31, 33 leavesp.
      Description: Typescript (photocopy).
      (Manuscript) assertion
      • Note on t.p. 'Second Draft. 14th November, 1980'.


      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Local Id: H0554
    • Brisbane, Queensland,: Playlab , 1984 .
      Extent: 69pp.
      Description: illus., photographs.
      ISBN: 0908156197
Last amended 10 Jul 2006 14:08:59
  • Country towns,
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    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • Hay, Balranald - Hay area, Far South West NSW, New South Wales,
  • c
  • 1940s
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