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Issue Details: First known date: 1985... 1985 Room to Move
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Notes

  • Dedication: For Jaems, and my Mother,Judy.
  • Author's note: About five years ago, everybody I knew was reading The Women's Room....I remember visiting a male friend who was on the last page when I arrived. He was decidedly miserable. In trying to articulate what effect the book had on him, I was reminded of Betty Friedman's 'Problem without a name'....However, it seemed to me at the time, that men had a problem without a name. Not only was there a sense of discontent with the traditional masculine role, but a fear that, should it be expressed aloud, it might be construed as anti-feminist....So the idea of developing a play around these themes themselves began to grow. How was the pervasive influence of feminism effecting men? It took a few more years before daring to embark upon such project....

Production Details

  • First produced by the Playbox Theatre Company and Theatre Works at St Martins Theatre II in Melbourne, February 1985.

    Director: Nancy Black.

    Cast: Carolyn Howard, Anna McCrossin-Owen, Danny Nash, Merfyn Owen, Margaret Ricketts, and Peter Sommerfeld.


    Canberra Rep. season at Theatre 3, Ellery Crescent, Acton ACT from 3 to 25 August 2007.

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Works about this Work

Struggle in Balance of Life Philip O'Brien , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 August 2007; (p. 8)

— Review of Room to Move Hannie Rayson , 1985 single work drama
Struggle in Balance of Life Philip O'Brien , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 August 2007; (p. 8)

— Review of Room to Move Hannie Rayson , 1985 single work drama

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