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Sadness single work   drama   - Two acts
Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 Sadness
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Notes

  • Monologue performed by Yang with photographic slides accompanying the text.

Production Details

  • First produced at the Belvior Street Theatre, Sydney, 1992 and has since toured around Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, the UK and the USA

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Stillness and Intrigue in The North and Sadness by William Yang Helena Grehan , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 73 2002; (p. 151-159; notes 240)
Who Am I? : Australian-Born Chinese Yuanfang Shen , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Dragon Seed in the Antipodes : Chinese-Australian Autobiographies 2001; (p. 127-153)
Re-siting Australian Identity : Configuring the Chinese Citizen in Diana Giese's Astronauts, Lost Souls and Dragons and William Yang's Sadness Tseen-Ling Khoo , 2001 single work criticism essay
— Appears in: Otherland , no. 7 2001; (p. 95-109)
Sadness : A Monologue by William Yang - A Study Guide Libby Tudball , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Screen Education Online , Summer no. 20/21 1999; (p. 10-17)
'Award winning photographer William Yang explores issues of grief, family and identity in this adaptation of his acclaimed stage performance, Sadness.'
Dis/orientations: Contemporary Asian-Australian Theatre Jacqueline Lo , 1998 single work criticism
— Appears in: Our Australian Theatre in the 1990s 1998; (p. 53-70)
Jacqueline Lo looks at four Asian-Australian performances that are 'paradigmatic examples of ways of intervening in the prevailing discourses of Asia' (59).
Stillness and Intrigue in The North and Sadness by William Yang Helena Grehan , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 73 2002; (p. 151-159; notes 240)
Who Am I? : Australian-Born Chinese Yuanfang Shen , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Dragon Seed in the Antipodes : Chinese-Australian Autobiographies 2001; (p. 127-153)
Dis/orientations: Contemporary Asian-Australian Theatre Jacqueline Lo , 1998 single work criticism
— Appears in: Our Australian Theatre in the 1990s 1998; (p. 53-70)
Jacqueline Lo looks at four Asian-Australian performances that are 'paradigmatic examples of ways of intervening in the prevailing discourses of Asia' (59).
Re-siting Australian Identity : Configuring the Chinese Citizen in Diana Giese's Astronauts, Lost Souls and Dragons and William Yang's Sadness Tseen-Ling Khoo , 2001 single work criticism essay
— Appears in: Otherland , no. 7 2001; (p. 95-109)
Sadness : A Monologue by William Yang - A Study Guide Libby Tudball , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Screen Education Online , Summer no. 20/21 1999; (p. 10-17)
'Award winning photographer William Yang explores issues of grief, family and identity in this adaptation of his acclaimed stage performance, Sadness.'
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