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y The Clown From Snowy River single work   drama   humour   young adult   - 1 act
Note: Also co-devised with Jonathan Brand, Laurel Collins, Robert Cronk, Allen Laverty, Nadine Macdonald-Dowd and Mark Sheppard.
Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 The Clown From Snowy River
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'The Swagman, inspired by his beloved Banjo Paterson, sets out to stage the history of Australia. However, his troupe of clowns have ideas of their own. Together they attempt to stage all of the defining chapters in Australian history—from Gallipoli to the Sydney Olympics, and from Ned Kelly to Kylie Minogue.

'The Clown from Snowy River asks the big questions: What is the Australian identity? What historical events define who we are? And what on earth is a movement at the station?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • Dedication: Dedicated to Allen, Jono, Laurel, Mark and Nadine - very funny clowns indeed!

Production Details

  • First produced by deBASE productions in association with Kooemba Jdarra Indigenous Performing Arts at the Judith wright Centre for Performing Arts in May 2006 supported by Arts Queensland. Later adapted into a two-hander which toured Queensland secondary schools with the Queensland Arts Coucil 2006-2007. (p.28)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Brisbane, Queensland,: Playlab , 2008 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Short History of deBASE Productions : The Secret to Clowning Success, Saffron Benner , 2008 single work prose (p. 7-21)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2006
    • Brisbane, Queensland,: Playlab , 2008 .
      2488109541550618356.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 96p.
      Description: illus., ports
      ISBN: 9780908156610

Works about this Work

deBase Productions Caro Jende , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Lowdown , August vol. 30 no. 4 2008; (p. 33)
deBase Productions Caro Jende , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Lowdown , August vol. 30 no. 4 2008; (p. 33)
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