The One-Actor Play in Australian Drama


Provides a history of the one actor play in Australian theatre history, beginning in the early 19th century. Case studies of individual plays both classic and contemporary consider the role of the actor, narrative and dramatic form, set design and relationship to the audience.

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Published 1 May 1981 in Volume 10 No. 1. Subjects: Actors, Australian drama, Australian theatre, Play writing, Theatre & performing arts.

Cite as: Ridgman, Jeremy. ‘The One-Actor Play in Australian Drama.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 10, no. 1, 1981, doi: 10.20314/als.a1e8f16677.