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Goin' to the Island single work   drama   - One act
Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 Goin' to the Island
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'Thomas Jenkis was born on the Island. In and out of jail for petty crime, he eventually finds himself on the streets of the mainland. Seven years later, he returns to the Island to celebrate his 21st birthday, reacquainting himself with the people from his past. Goin’ to the Island is a contemporary tale that mixes modern life with traditional stories, new songs and old.' (Source: Playlab website)

Production Details

  • First performed at the Merivale Street Studio on Tuesday, September 7, 1999. A Kooemba Jdarra Indigenous Performing Arts production in association with the Merivale Program of the Queensland Performing Arts Trust.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1999

Works about this Work

Upfront 2000 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 5 - 11 July no. 308 2000; (p. 3)
The Beautiful Place That Is Minjerribah Therese Collie , 2000 single work prose
— Appears in: Ignite , July no. 4 2000; (p. 32) Only Gammon: Three Plays From Kooemba Jdarra 2002; (p. 126-129)
Untried Symbols, Unanticipated Meanings Brad Haseman , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: RealTime , October - November no. 33 1999; (p. 27)

— Review of Goin' to the Island Therese Collie , 1999 single work drama
Haseman relates Therese Collie's play Goin' to the Island to Oodgeroo Noonuccal's poem Son of Mine.
Untried Symbols, Unanticipated Meanings Brad Haseman , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: RealTime , October - November no. 33 1999; (p. 27)

— Review of Goin' to the Island Therese Collie , 1999 single work drama
Haseman relates Therese Collie's play Goin' to the Island to Oodgeroo Noonuccal's poem Son of Mine.
The Beautiful Place That Is Minjerribah Therese Collie , 2000 single work prose
— Appears in: Ignite , July no. 4 2000; (p. 32) Only Gammon: Three Plays From Kooemba Jdarra 2002; (p. 126-129)
Upfront 2000 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 5 - 11 July no. 308 2000; (p. 3)
Last amended 18 Jun 2015 09:38:20
Subjects:
  • Minjerribah, Stradbroke Island, Moreton Bay, Brisbane - South East, Brisbane, Queensland,
Settings:
  • Stradbroke Island, Moreton Bay, Brisbane - South East, Brisbane, Queensland,
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