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  • 'The Pioneer Players announce the production of a new and original comedy, in four acts, 'A happy family' by Vance Palmer', 1923?. PDF Details

Book Sections

  • Bovell, Andrew; Reeves, Melissa; Cornelius, Patricia; Tsiolkas, Christos, 'Who's afraid of the working class?', in Julian Meyrick (ed.), Melbourne stories: three plays, Currency Press, Sydney, 2000. Details

Journal Articles

  • Harper, Ken, 'The useful theatre: the New Theatre movement in Sydney and Melbourne 1935-1983', Meanjin, vol. 43, no. 1, University of Melbourne, Parkville, March 1984, pp. 56-71. PDF Details

Newspaper Articles

  • 'New Willis play at New Theatre', Guardian, The Guardian, Melbourne, August 15 1947. PDF Details
  • Costigan, Michael, 'The mama of the arts revolt', Sunday Observer, April 26 1970, pp. 17-19. PDF Details


  • New Theatre Review, New Theatre Club., Melbourne, May 1943, 2 pp. PDF Details
  • Australian Performing Group (La Mama, Melbourne), 1969. PDF Details
  • Burstall, Betty, La Mama programme, 1969. PDF Details
  • La Mama, La Mama presents Traitors, Melbourne, April - May 2004. PDF Details
  • Moore, William, 4th annual drama night, May 15, 1912. PDF Details

See also

  • Adelaide literary theatre, December 1911. PDF Details
  • 'Clifford Odets play for New Theatre', Guardian, February 27, The Guardian, Melbourne, 1948. Image PDF Details
  • Rothwell, Bruce, 'Wanted - a national theatre', The ABC Weekly, 20 February 1943, p. 4. PDF Details