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The playbill and its people : Australia's earliest printed document

Author: Gillian Russell; National Library of Australia.
Publisher: Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Sydney playbill offers tantalising glimpses of the social and cultural life of the early colony. What was the significance of the plays performed? Who were the players and their audiences? What kind of theatre did they perform in? The Playbill and Its People answers these questions and examines the fascinating history of Georgian theatre and performance in Australia"--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Russell; National Library of Australia.
ISBN: 9780642277381 0642277389
OCLC Number: 732637054
Description: 1 volume
Responsibility: Gillian Russell.

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"The Sydney playbill offers tantalising glimpses of the social and cultural life of the early colony. What was the significance of the plays performed? Who were the players and their audiences? What kind of theatre did they perform in? The Playbill and Its People answers these questions and examines the fascinating history of Georgian theatre and performance in Australia"--Back cover.

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