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y separately published work icon Mary single work   drama   - One act
Issue Details: First known date: 1982... 1982 Mary
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  • Dedication: In keeping with the philosophy of community theatre, MARY was devised by working closely with members of the community over a twelve month period - Doncaster East High School Year Eleven drama students, (1981,) Box Hill Greek orthodox Youth Club, (EON) and many individual Greek women of all ages. This play is dedicated to them.
  • Author's note: When I began the process of researching Mary I was very conscious of the fact that I was a fifth generation Australian attempting to write a play about the experiences of Greek women living in Melbourne. ...However, the more I felt I was understanding the essential qualities of 'Greekness' the more I felt the need to reflect and articulate those qualities inherent in my own cultural background and value system. Thus, the decision to juxtapose a Greek-Australian family with that of an Anglo- Australian one; not to make qualitative comparisons, but to highlight points of similarity and difference....

Production Details

  • First produced by Theatre Works Eastern Suburbs Community Theatre Company, at The Playbox Theatre, Melbourne, December 1982 after touring metropolitan Melbourne secondary schools.

    Director: Susie Fraser.

    Cast: Joy Dunstan, Tereza Loizou, Joy Mitchell, and Mary Sitarenos.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      1982 .
      Extent: [3], 70 leaves.(bound)p.
      Description: Typescript.
      (Manuscript) assertion


      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Local Id: H1433
Last amended 15 Dec 2017 09:48:32
  • Doncaster, Doncaster - Templestowe area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,
  • Urban,
  • 1980s
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