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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Waltzing the Wilarra
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'Charlie, Elsa and Fay take you on a musical journey back to 1940's post-war Perth. Against a backdrop of curfews, and the fear of arrest for consorting, white and black manage to form their own club. For a night they can forget their worries and experience rare happy times singing, dancing, listening to music, and with a little luck, romance. Forty years on, as the club faces demolition, our three characters meet once again to stage a musical reunion and protest in an attempt to save their old stomping ground.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • 'Wilarra' means full moon.
  • Dedication: I dedicate Waltzing the Wilarra to my mother Gladys who taught me that; you can never love a child too much.

Production Details

  • World premiere production by Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company in February 2011 as part of the Perth International Arts Festival. Director: Wesley Enoch. Musical Director: Wayne Freer.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Strawberry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,:Currency Press , 2011 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Foreword, Jake Milroy , single work criticism (p. 61-62)
Foreword, Kyle Morrison , single work criticism (p. 62)
Playwright's Notes, David Milroy , single work criticism (p. 63)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2011

Works about this Work

Retro Show a Hit 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 9 March no. 496 2011; (p. 39)

— Review of Waltzing the Wilarra David Milroy , 2011 single work musical theatre
Playwright's Notes David Milroy , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Waltzing the Wilarra 2011; (p. 63)
Foreword Kyle Morrison , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Waltzing the Wilarra 2011; (p. 62)
Satire Meets Songs and Whites Meet 'Terra Nullians' John Kinsella , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 10 February 2011; (p. 15)

— Review of Waltzing the Wilarra David Milroy , 2011 single work musical theatre
Waltzing the Wilarra David Zampatti , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 7 February 2011; (p. 2)

— Review of Waltzing the Wilarra David Milroy , 2011 single work musical theatre
Waltzing the Wilarra David Zampatti , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 7 February 2011; (p. 2)

— Review of Waltzing the Wilarra David Milroy , 2011 single work musical theatre
Satire Meets Songs and Whites Meet 'Terra Nullians' John Kinsella , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 10 February 2011; (p. 15)

— Review of Waltzing the Wilarra David Milroy , 2011 single work musical theatre
Retro Show a Hit 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 9 March no. 496 2011; (p. 39)

— Review of Waltzing the Wilarra David Milroy , 2011 single work musical theatre
Foreword Jake Milroy , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Waltzing the Wilarra 2011; (p. 61-62)
Foreword Kyle Morrison , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Waltzing the Wilarra 2011; (p. 62)
Playwright's Notes David Milroy , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Waltzing the Wilarra 2011; (p. 63)
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