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Gillian Appleton

Gillian Appleton reviews 'The Ripples Before the New Wave: Drama at the University Of Sydney 1957–1963' by Robyn Dalton and Laura Ginters

May 2019, no. 411 21 April 2019
People who were university students at a particular time often like to regard those years as exceptional, a perspective which, embellished by nostalgia, memoirs, and media hype, can take on mythic proportions. A case in point is the concurrence of people and talent that led to a high point in student theatre at the University of Sydney during the late 1950s and early 1960s. In a theatre context, ... (read more)