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y separately published work icon Angela's Kitchen single work   drama  
Alternative title: (Il-Kċina ta’ Angela)
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Angela's Kitchen
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'In 1948, Angela left Malta. Having gathered up five children, she sailed out on the Strathnavar, leaving poverty and the war behind. Her destination: Australia. In Surry Hills, she could build a bright new life. If only she could first learn the language, finish shoring up their dilapidated house, find new friends, get the racist neighbour off her back and keep her son away from sly grog queen Kate Leigh's kids.

'Back in Malta, someone else has made a journey. Making his way along Kalkara's glistening harbourside, a young man with flowing black hair has returned to claim his past. Paul Capsis is walking home.

'A journey that begins at a kitchen table becomes a sprawling family history and a fitting tribute to a much-loved matriarch. Told simply and truthfully, Angela's Kitchen is an astonishingly evocative piece of autobiographical theatre from one of Australia's most versatile performers.'

Source: Griffin Theatre Company website, http://www.griffintheatre.com.au/
Sighted: 15/11/2010

Production Details

  • First produced by Paul Capsis at Griffin Theatre, 5 November - 18 December 2010. Director: Julian Meyrick.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2010
Language: English , Maltese
Notes:
Mostly in English, with some Maltese text.
    • Strawberry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Currency Press , 2012 .
      image of person or book cover 2930538731266877319.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 29, [14] p.p.
      Description: illus., ports.
      Note/s:
      • 29 numbered pages, followed by 14 unnumbered pages, comprising the Theatre program for the 2012 Griffin Theatre Company production.
      ISBN: 9780868199467 (pbk)

Works about this Work

When Luvvies Win Awards Matt Buchanan , Steve Dow , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 20 September 2012; (p. 22)
One Family's Story Proves an Evocative Journey Rebecca Harkins-Cross , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 7 September 2012; (p. 12)

— Review of Angela's Kitchen Paul Capsis , Julian Meyrick , 2010 single work drama
From a Kid in the Kitchen Liza Power , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 1 September 2012; (p. 18)
A Tale of Two Cultures Nathanael Cooper , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 25-26 August 2012; (p. 10)

— Review of Angela's Kitchen Paul Capsis , Julian Meyrick , 2010 single work drama
Lovely Tribute to a Remarkable Nanna Lyn Mills , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 15 June 2012; (p. 6)
A Journey into the Heart of a Migrant Family as Capsis Meets His Makers Jason Blake , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12 November 2010; (p. 15)

— Review of Angela's Kitchen Paul Capsis , Julian Meyrick , 2010 single work drama
Untitled Elissa Blake , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 14 November 2010; (p. 13)

— Review of Angela's Kitchen Paul Capsis , Julian Meyrick , 2010 single work drama
Whisking up a Big Family Tale of Love Glenn Burns , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 June 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of Angela's Kitchen Paul Capsis , Julian Meyrick , 2010 single work drama
A Tale of Two Cultures Nathanael Cooper , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 25-26 August 2012; (p. 10)

— Review of Angela's Kitchen Paul Capsis , Julian Meyrick , 2010 single work drama
One Family's Story Proves an Evocative Journey Rebecca Harkins-Cross , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 7 September 2012; (p. 12)

— Review of Angela's Kitchen Paul Capsis , Julian Meyrick , 2010 single work drama
From Malta, with Love Steve Dow , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 28 November 2010; (p. 5)
At Home With....Paul Capsis Elissa Blake , 2012 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 20 May 2012; (p. 87)
Food for Thought in Angela's Kitchen Cris Kennedy , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 June 2012; (p. 18)
Lovely Tribute to a Remarkable Nanna Lyn Mills , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 15 June 2012; (p. 6)
From a Kid in the Kitchen Liza Power , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 1 September 2012; (p. 18)
Last amended 18 Feb 2014 13:27:44
Settings:
  • Surry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,
  • c
    Malta,
    c
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • 1940s
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