Woollard, J, Miss W Treads, La Mama Theatre, Melbourne, Australia (2017) [Performance]
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Official URL: http://lamama.com.au/2017-winter-program/miss-w-tr...
Miss W Treads is a theatrical encounter with one of Australia’s early performers. A young researcher is haunted by her subject, Eliza Winstanley, the ‘Mrs Siddons of Sydney’. In a cross-century artistic collaboration, Winstanley treads the boards once more. In this new work by writer/director Jane Woollard (The Hammer of Devotion, Aelfgyva, Prophet and Loss) and an award–winning team of theatre makers, the melodramatic challenges the post-dramatic to a theatrical duel. Miss W Treads is a wry theatrical enchantment which features ghosts, wild violins, sword-fights, mysterious signatures and long-dead theatrical ambitions.
|Keywords:||theatre historiography, realist narrative, playwright as historian|
|Research Division:||Creative Arts and Writing|
|Research Group:||Performing arts|
|Research Field:||Performing arts not elsewhere classified|
|Objective Division:||Culture and Society|
|Objective Field:||The performing arts|
|UTAS Author:||Woollard, J (Dr Jane Woollard)|
|Deposited By:||Office of the School of Creative Arts and Media|
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