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y separately published work icon Thursday's Child single work   drama   young adult  
Adaptation of Thursday's Child Sonya Hartnett , 2000 single work novel
Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Thursday's Child
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'Thursday's Child is Tin, born on a Thursday and like the old nursery rhyme, has far to go. A strange and lonely child who digs, his wanderings take him underneath the earth into the subterranean tunnels that he's pre-destined to roam. Told by his sister Harper Flute, it is a story of an Australian farming family's strength as they battle their way through the great depression of the 1930's. A surreal and epic piece of theatre that explores the themes of memory, fate, family camaraderie and the spirit of determination in a time of great change.'

Source: Monkey Baa.

Exhibitions

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Notes

  • Commissioned by Sydney Theatre Company Education.

Production Details

  • Produced by Monkey Baa Theatre for Young People at the Seymour Centre, Sydney, in a season beginning on 15 May 2009. A national tour followed the Sydney season. Director: Sandra Eldridge.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2009

Works about this Work

Page to Performance : Children's Books Adapted for the Stage Nicola Robinson , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 27 no. 1 2012; (p. 8-11)
Digging for Answers Tom Moran , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 25 no. 2 2011; (p. 220-221)

— Review of Thursday's Child Eva Di Cesare , Sandra Eldridge , Tim McGarry , 2009 single work drama
State by State : NSW Madeleine Hinchy , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: Lowdown , April vol. 31 no. 2 2009; (p. 21)
Provides an overview of news, events, opportunities and industry information for young people in the theatre and performing arts in New South Wales during 2009.
Monkey Baa's Reason for Being : Adapting Australian Literature for the Stage Tim McGarry , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: Newswrite : The NSW Writers' Centre Magazine , June/July no. 185 2009; (p. 19-20)
Youth Crosses over to the Dark Side Louise Schwartzkoff , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4 May 2009; (p. 14)
Digging for Answers Tom Moran , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 25 no. 2 2011; (p. 220-221)

— Review of Thursday's Child Eva Di Cesare , Sandra Eldridge , Tim McGarry , 2009 single work drama
Youth Crosses over to the Dark Side Louise Schwartzkoff , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4 May 2009; (p. 14)
Monkey Baa's Reason for Being : Adapting Australian Literature for the Stage Tim McGarry , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: Newswrite : The NSW Writers' Centre Magazine , June/July no. 185 2009; (p. 19-20)
State by State : NSW Madeleine Hinchy , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: Lowdown , April vol. 31 no. 2 2009; (p. 21)
Provides an overview of news, events, opportunities and industry information for young people in the theatre and performing arts in New South Wales during 2009.
Page to Performance : Children's Books Adapted for the Stage Nicola Robinson , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 27 no. 1 2012; (p. 8-11)

Awards

2010 winner Helpmann Awards for Performing Arts in Australia Best Presentation for Children Nominated for the 2009 Monkey Baa Theatre for Young People production.
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