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The Mack single work   drama  
Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 The Mack
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'It is almost time; Bullocky must place his hand upon the shoulder of the man in the family, who will succeed him as the Mack. That man, unquestioned and unchallenged will be the leader of the family, his authority absolute. Bullocky had sired two sons; fate had taken his older boy from him in a terrible car smash, Peacey crippled, Birdie into a locked ward. Now he is waiting for Peacey to come back in and step up to the mark and claim that mantle that is rightfully his. Time is pressing, he and Nanna must return to the tribal country and "walk the line" to safeguard the sacred sites. But before he can go, Bullocky knows that he must ensure the succession and stabilize his family network. Birdie must come out of the hospital, Corowa must settle down and Peacey must become the man that they all knew he could be.' Source: http://www.jwcoca.qld.gov.au/ (Sighted 14/02/2007).

Notes

  • Readings were at Woodford's Murri Stage, 28, 30 December 2006 and 1 January 2007.
  • In 2002 Pacific Film and Television Commission funded 'The Mack' a half hour drama written by Sam Watson for SBS.

Production Details

  • Presented by Kooemba Jdarra Indigenous Performing Arts, 14 - 31 March 2007 at The Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane..

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Brisbane's Aboriginal Theatre Foundering Rosemary Sorensen , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian , 24 April 2007; (p. 12)
Powerful Play Debuts Lyn Goode , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 14 March no. 396 2007; (p. 43)

— Review of The Mack Sam Watson , 2007 single work drama
Turning Tribal Wheels Suzanna Clarke , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 3 - 4 March 2007; (p. 16)

— Review of The Mack Sam Watson , 2007 single work drama
Turning Tribal Wheels Suzanna Clarke , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 3 - 4 March 2007; (p. 16)

— Review of The Mack Sam Watson , 2007 single work drama
Powerful Play Debuts Lyn Goode , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 14 March no. 396 2007; (p. 43)

— Review of The Mack Sam Watson , 2007 single work drama
Brisbane's Aboriginal Theatre Foundering Rosemary Sorensen , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian , 24 April 2007; (p. 12)
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