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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Boundary Street
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'1942. The world is at war. Singapore has fallen to the Japanese army. Darwin has been bombed. The arrival in Australia of United States troops - black and white - provides a ray of hope. But it's an uneasy alliance. Boundary Street follows the story of three African-American soldiers in Brisbane. Off duty, they head to the Dr Carver Club, a jazz club set up especially for African-American servicemen.

The promise of new, exotic music and dancing attracts many Australians, including "respectable" white and Indigenous women. Prejudices are dispelled and genuine friendships blossom, but then the simmering racism erupts violently.' Source: www.bsstc.com.au (Sighted 09/03/2011).

Production Details

  • World premiere and co-production with Perth International Arts Festival and Brisbane Festival by the Black Swan Theatre Company at the Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of Western Australia, 4-20 March 2011. Director: Kate Cherry.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Confused Distillation Yorick Smaal , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: History Australia , vol. 11 no. 1 2014; (p. 242-244)

— Review of Boundary Street Reg Cribb , 2011 single work drama
Merry Dance in 'Bris-bayne' Baz McAlister , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 14 September 2012; (p. 62)

— Review of Boundary Street Reg Cribb , 2011 single work drama
Capacity Hit for Hot Shows Nathanael Cooper , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 12 September 2012; (p. 20)
Beyond Boundary Road Bridget Cormack , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 28 June 2012; (p. 17)
Toe-Tapper Appears out of Place Victoria Laurie , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 8 March 2011; (p. 15)

— Review of Boundary Street Reg Cribb , 2011 single work drama
Toe-Tapper Appears out of Place Victoria Laurie , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 8 March 2011; (p. 15)

— Review of Boundary Street Reg Cribb , 2011 single work drama
Merry Dance in 'Bris-bayne' Baz McAlister , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 14 September 2012; (p. 62)

— Review of Boundary Street Reg Cribb , 2011 single work drama
Confused Distillation Yorick Smaal , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: History Australia , vol. 11 no. 1 2014; (p. 242-244)

— Review of Boundary Street Reg Cribb , 2011 single work drama
Beyond Boundary Road Bridget Cormack , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 28 June 2012; (p. 17)
Capacity Hit for Hot Shows Nathanael Cooper , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 12 September 2012; (p. 20)
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