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)
Writing Disability in Australia
|Type of disability||Schizophrenia.|
|Type of character||Primary.|
|Point of view||First person.|
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.
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.