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Blueback single work   drama  
Adaptation of Blueback Tim Winton , 1997 single work children's fiction
Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 Blueback
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'This moving Western Australian story captures the mystery of the sea and majesty of the old fish Abel calls “Blueback”. It is Abel’s journey from inquisitive boy to a man prepared to stand up for what he loves and believes in.

'Blueback is full of underwater imagery and exquisite puppetry, an extraordinary celebration of the West Australian coastline from one of WA’s most beloved authors.'

source: Spare Parts Puppet Theatre.

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Production Details

  • Produced at Terrapin Puppet Theatre, Hobart, Tasmania, 1999.

    Produced at the Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, Fremantle, Western Australia, by Terrapin Puppet Theatre, 12 September 2005.

    • Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, Fremantle: Return Seasons 2011, 2015
    • Mandurah Performing Arts Centre: 2012
    • Also performed for Regional Schools Tours in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2015.

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