Theatre Australia
Theatre Australia: Australia's magazine of the performing arts 3(1) August 1978

Theatre Australia: Australia's magazine of the performing arts 3(1) August 1978

Robert Page, Editor
Lucy Wagner, Editor


Contents: Departments 2 Comment 7 Quotes and Queries 9 Letters 11 Whispers, Rumours and Facts 54 Guide: Theatre, Opera, Dance Spotlight 3 John Waters talks to Jill Sykes 4 Quentin Crisp John Byrne 5 Playwrights Discovered Richard Murphett 6 You winsome... Richard Fotheringham Features 13 East and Australia Steven Berkoff 18 Shakespeare Production in Australia John Bell interviewed by Nick Enright, and Mick Rodger, Ted Craig, Alan Edwards, Colin George, Peter Oyston, Richard Wherrett. International 16 Finding the Japanese Element Roger Pulvers Playscript 35 Marx — Act II & III, Ron Blair Dance 46 Just what is a classic? William Shoubridge Opera 48 First performances with enlarged pit David Gyger Theatre Reviews 25 VIC Everest Hotel — Jack Hibberd Electro — David Parker King Lear — Vi Richards 27 SA Les Darcy Show, Cedoona — Michael Morley 28 QLD The Good Person ofSechwan Richard Fotheringham Point of Departure — Katharine Brisbane 29 NSW Pandora’s Cross — Bob Ellis Henry IV — Robert Page Mother Courage — Dorothy Hewett 32 WA A Happy and Holy Occasion — Collin O’Brien Big Bad Mouse — Margot Luke Hancock’s Last Half Hour — Margot Luke 34 ACT Witold Gombrowicz in Buenos Aires — Marguerite Wells Film 50 Sydney Film Festival: Australasian Opposites Elizabeth Riddell Foreign Shorts Solrun Hoaas Records 52 Bernard Herrmann Roger Coveil Books 53 Metamorphosis and other playtexts — John McCallum 56 Thespia’s Crossword