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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Summertime in the Garden of Eden
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'"The South will fall, and so will her pride... ...In the greatest love story ever told." Georgia. 1861. A faded Southern belle returns to the family plantation after ten years away from home. But where has she been? Why did she run? And what secrets are buried in the ol' greenhouse? A sweeping romance, set against the backdrop of the American Civil War.' Source: www.sistersgrimm.com.au/ (Sighted 20/02/2012).

Production Details

  • First produced by Sisters Grimm in the garage of 10 Hobson Street, Thornbury, Victoria, 22 February - 3 March 2012 (Wednesdays to Saturdays).

    Performed at SBW Stables Theatre 10 Nimrod Street Kings Cross NSW, 20 November -14 December 2013

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Works about this Work

y separately published work icon Staging Queer Feminisms : Sexuality and Gender in Australian Performance, 2005-2015 Sarah French , Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan , 2017 14711798 2017 single work criticism

'This book examines sexuality, gender and race in Australia’s vibrant independent theatre and performance culture. It analyses selected feminist and queer performances that interrogate the cultural construction of sexuality and gender, challenge the normative trends of mainstream Australian society and culture and open up spaces for alternative representations of gender identity and sexual expression. Offering the first full-length study on sexuality and gender in Australian theatre since 2005, this book reveals a resurgence of feminist themes in independent performance and explores the intersection of feminist and queer politics. Ranging across drag, burlesque, cabaret, theatre and performance art, the book provides an accessible and engaging account of some of the most innovative, entertaining and politically subversive Australian theatrical works from the past decade.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Review : Summertime in the Garden of Eden Elissa Blake , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 8 December 2013; (p. 10)

— Review of Summertime in the Garden of Eden Ash Flanders , Declan Greene , 2012 single work drama
Gone With The Wind With a Postmodern, Irreverent Twist Jason Blake , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25 November 2013; (p. 15)

— Review of Summertime in the Garden of Eden Ash Flanders , Declan Greene , 2012 single work drama
Southern Sense and Sexuality Chris Boyd , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 12 November 2013; (p. 14)

— Review of Summertime in the Garden of Eden Ash Flanders , Declan Greene , 2012 single work drama
Summertime in the Garden of Eden, Sisters Grimm Alison Croggon , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 11 November 2013;

— Review of Summertime in the Garden of Eden Ash Flanders , Declan Greene , 2012 single work drama
Garage Band Squeezed in Grimm Crinoline Crush Philippa Hawker , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 17 February 2012; (p. 15)

— Review of Summertime in the Garden of Eden Ash Flanders , Declan Greene , 2012 single work drama
Warning : Show May Get Rowdy John Bailey , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 8 November 2013; (p. 3)

— Review of Summertime in the Garden of Eden Ash Flanders , Declan Greene , 2012 single work drama
Garden Teems with Wild Life Cameron Woodhead , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 11 November 2013; (p. 31)

— Review of Summertime in the Garden of Eden Ash Flanders , Declan Greene , 2012 single work drama
Summertime in the Garden of Eden, Sisters Grimm Alison Croggon , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 11 November 2013;

— Review of Summertime in the Garden of Eden Ash Flanders , Declan Greene , 2012 single work drama
Southern Sense and Sexuality Chris Boyd , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 12 November 2013; (p. 14)

— Review of Summertime in the Garden of Eden Ash Flanders , Declan Greene , 2012 single work drama
y separately published work icon Staging Queer Feminisms : Sexuality and Gender in Australian Performance, 2005-2015 Sarah French , Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan , 2017 14711798 2017 single work criticism

'This book examines sexuality, gender and race in Australia’s vibrant independent theatre and performance culture. It analyses selected feminist and queer performances that interrogate the cultural construction of sexuality and gender, challenge the normative trends of mainstream Australian society and culture and open up spaces for alternative representations of gender identity and sexual expression. Offering the first full-length study on sexuality and gender in Australian theatre since 2005, this book reveals a resurgence of feminist themes in independent performance and explores the intersection of feminist and queer politics. Ranging across drag, burlesque, cabaret, theatre and performance art, the book provides an accessible and engaging account of some of the most innovative, entertaining and politically subversive Australian theatrical works from the past decade.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Awards

2013 winner Sydney Theatre Awards Best Costume Design in an Independent Production Awarded to Marg Horwell
2013 winner Sydney Theatre Awards Best Stage Design in an Independent Production Awarded to Marg Horwell
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