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Proceedings of the Australian National Playwrights Conference, Canberra, 1973
Bib ID 7329309
Format AudioAudio [spoken word, audiotape reel]
Author
Australian National Playwrights Conference (1st : 1973 : Canberra, A.C.T.)
 
Access Conditions Access to be determined. 
Description 1973 March 5-1973 March 18 
10 audiotape reels (approximately 23 hr. 40 min.) : analog, 1 7/8 ips, mono ; 7 in. 
Summary

This conference provided a forum for playwrights to discuss their craft with a critical examination of a selection of plays.

Full contents
  • Reel 1. Horses / Finola Moorehead
  • Reel 2. The after-life of Arthur Cravan / Alma De Groen
  • Reel 3. It isn't cricket / Robert Lord
  • Reel 4. Conference papers and Australian National Playwrights administrative discussions
  • Reel 5. Critics' forum
  • Reel 6: Side 1. The after-life of Arthur Cravan / Alma De Groen - Side 2. Carillo Ganter leads a discussion on the Australian Council for the Arts
  • Reel 7. Overture / Mark O'Connor - A new Mary Xmas / Stuart Dickson - Informal critical discussion - It isn't cricket / Robert Lord
  • Reel 8.: Side 1. Official opening of the inaugural Australian National Playwrights Conference / Lew Luton, Margaret Whitlam, G. C. White - Address and discussion / John Sumner - Address and discussion / Googie Withers - Side 2. Discussions with Irene Innescourt, Barry Barkla, Tony Llewellyn-Jones, Frank Thring
  • Reel 9. Australian National Playwrights Conference seminar, 11 March
  • Reel 10. Informal discussion.
 
Notes

Recorded beween 5-18 March 1973 in Childers Hall at the Australian National University, Canberra, A.C.T.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Related Material Related material: Papers of the Australian National Playwrights Conference held by National Library of Australia Manuscripts Section at MS 5062. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Summary not yet available. 
Subjects Playwriting -- Australia -- Congresses.  |  Theater -- Production and direction -- Australia.  |  Dramatists, Australian -- Congresses.  |  Drama -- Technique.  |  Australian drama -- History and criticism.

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