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The Greater Plague single work   drama  
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 The Greater Plague
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'The Greater Plague follows the story of a woman, heavily pregnant who has been placed under 'house-arrest' for 40 days. The plague houses were intended by authorities to keep the plague contained. She is joined by two French girls, sisters Letisse and Edith, who stumble upon the plague-infested house by accident. They are consequently required to wait out the decontamination process regardless of whether or not they are infected. Their only contact with the outside world is through a plague-nurse sporting the traditional plague masks doctors wore to protect themselves against infection. The girls are also visited by Mr. Buckingham, the body-bearer with a penchant for necrophilia.' http://www.theprogram.net.au/reviewsSub.asp?id=2862&state=1 Source: (Sighted 14/09/2005)

Production Details

  • First produced by Metro Arts and the Restaged History Project at Metro Arts theatre, Brisbane, september 2005. Director: Nic Dorward.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

A Plague on Past Conventions Rosemary Sorensen , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 24 April 2009; (p. 10)

— Review of The Greater Plague Nic Dorward , 2005 single work drama
Variety Performance Jane Scott , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 15 -21 April no. 730 2009; (p. 23)

— Review of The Greater Plague Nic Dorward , 2005 single work drama
Grim but Entertaining Emma Cox , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 9 September 2005; (p. 48)

— Review of The Greater Plague Nic Dorward , 2005 single work drama
Dark Matter Brett Debritz , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 14 - 20 September no. 556 2005; (p. 35)

— Review of The Greater Plague Nic Dorward , 2005 single work drama
Dark Matter Brett Debritz , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 14 - 20 September no. 556 2005; (p. 35)

— Review of The Greater Plague Nic Dorward , 2005 single work drama
Grim but Entertaining Emma Cox , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 9 September 2005; (p. 48)

— Review of The Greater Plague Nic Dorward , 2005 single work drama
Variety Performance Jane Scott , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 15 -21 April no. 730 2009; (p. 23)

— Review of The Greater Plague Nic Dorward , 2005 single work drama
A Plague on Past Conventions Rosemary Sorensen , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 24 April 2009; (p. 10)

— Review of The Greater Plague Nic Dorward , 2005 single work drama
Last amended 14 Sep 2005 19:43:59
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  • 1700-1799
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