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Corrugation Road single work   musical theatre  
Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 Corrugation Road
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Corrugation Road is the sequel to the stage show Bran Nue Dae. It looks at themes of mental illness, dispossession and multi-cultural harmony. 'Fiona the Iwanj girl tells the story of Bob Two Bob, the man from Sunday island. What was he doing climbing on the Perth Two Hall Clock on Christmas Eve?'

(Source: Koori Mail, 182, 1998:31)

Notes

  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia

    Type of disability Schizophrenia.
    Type of character Primary.
    Point of view First person.

Production Details

  • Previewed in Canberra, 10 October 1996 during the National Festival of Australian Theatre.

    Official premiere in Melbourne at the Fairfax Studio, Victorian Arts Centre from 17 October 1996 as part of the Melbourne International Festival of the Arts.

    Cast: Stephen Albert, Tony Briggs, Becky Brown, John Collard, Gary Cooper, Denise Cox, Trevor Jamieson, Richard Mellick, Josie Ningali Lawford, Naomi Pigram, Michael Smith, Alie Torres, and Michael Turkic.

    Composer: Kuckles.

    Performed at :

    IMB Theatre, Wollongong, NSW, 4 September 1998

    Alexander Theatre, Clayton, VIC, September 1998

    Playhouse Theatre, Perth, WA, June 1998

    The Playhouse, Adelaide, SA, 8 January 1997

    Subiaco Theatre Centre, Subiaco, WA, 4 November 1996

    Fairfax Studio, Melbourne, VIC, 17 October 1996

    Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 10 October 1996

  • First produced: Fairfax Studio, Melbourne, Australia 1996.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

'Australian-ness' in Musical Theatre : A Bran Nue Dae for Australia? Peter Wyllie Johnston , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , October no. 45 2004; (p. 157-179)
Brand New Season for 'Corrugation Road' 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 12 August no. 182 1998; (p. 31)

— Review of Corrugation Road Jimmy Chi , 1996 single work musical theatre
''Corrugation Road' Jimmy Chi's sequel to the stage show 'Bran nue Dae' continues its successful run across Australia...'
Travelling Light Murray Bramwell , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , February no. 161 1997; (p. 29-30)

— Review of Corrugation Road Jimmy Chi , 1996 single work musical theatre
Corrugation Hits the Interstate Road 1997 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 21 October 1997; (p. 5)
The Rhythm of Jimmy Chi Stephen Scourfield , 1996 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 25 August 1996; (p. 19)
Bystander Jim Schembri , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 23 October 1996; (p. B18)

— Review of Corrugation Road Jimmy Chi , 1996 single work musical theatre
Into the Mirth of Madness Fiona Scott-Norman , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21 October 1996; (p. 12)

— Review of Corrugation Road Jimmy Chi , 1996 single work musical theatre
Fun and Tunes Aplenty, but Refinement Needed Helen Musa , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 October 1996; (p. C12)

— Review of Corrugation Road Jimmy Chi , 1996 single work musical theatre
Whacko Musical Triumphs Over Insanity Fiona Scott-Norman , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 19 October 1996; (p. A28)

— Review of Corrugation Road Jimmy Chi , 1996 single work musical theatre
Chi's Brand New Message of Hope Bryce Hallett , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 18 October 1996; (p. 11)

— Review of Corrugation Road Jimmy Chi , 1996 single work musical theatre
Access All Areas Stephen Cauchi , 1996 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 23 October 1996; (p. B18)
'Australian-ness' in Musical Theatre : A Bran Nue Dae for Australia? Peter Wyllie Johnston , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , October no. 45 2004; (p. 157-179)
The Rhythm of Jimmy Chi Stephen Scourfield , 1996 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 25 August 1996; (p. 19)
Chi Latest Set for Joint Production Ron Banks , 1995 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The West Australian , 23 March 1995; (p. 5)
The Long Road Peter Cochrane , 1996 single work column biography
— Appears in: The Age , 12 October 1996; (p. 10)
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