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Thomas Keneally

THOMAS KENEALLY

  (1935 - )

Nationality:    Australian
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Literary Agent:    ICM Partners  

Thomas Keneally's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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below is a list of Thomas Keneally's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Awful Rose, An         Bullie's House         Childermas         Either, Or         Essington         Gossip from the Forest         Halloran's Little Boat         Ned Kelly and the City of the Bees - A Bennelong Programme         Transport         Upstairs



Awful Rose, An

Synopsis:
Australian National Identity

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Jane Street Theatre, Randwick, NSW    01 Jun 1972

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Script in the Hanger Collection, Fryer Library, University of Queensland, Australia. http://www.Austlit.edu.au, http://www.Austlit.edu.au >>>,   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
3 act Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  4            Other:  -

Further Reference:
http://www.ausstage.edu.au/pages/event/23109

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Bullie's House

Synopsis:
the true story of Australian aboriginals who expose their precious ranga, totems which hold the secrets of the world, to the eyes of white Australians, in the belief that the white world will exchange its own wisdom and technology.

Notes:
first UK production by Border Crossings, Phoenix Arts, Leicester, 2004. written by Irv Bauer and Thomas Keneally

1st Produced:
Nimrod Upstairs, Surry Hills, NSW    06 Feb 1980

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Sydney : Currency Press, 1981    0868190527

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
http://www.ausstage.edu.au/pages/event/6179

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Childermas

Synopsis:
Addressing The Issue Of Children As Victims Of Post-Colonial Wars. Set In Southeast Asia

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
The Old Tote Theatre, Kensington, NSW    1968

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Script in the Hanger Collection, Fryer Library, University of Queensland, Australia. http://www.Austlit.edu.au, http://www.Austlit.edu.au >>>,   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
2 act Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  10            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
http://www.ausstage.edu.au/pages/event/5548
http://www2.iath.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/Resources/Bibliographies/VN_drama_bib.html

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Either, Or

Synopsis:
a young German caught on the wrong side of history.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
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Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
-

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

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Essington

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    1974

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Script in the Hanger Collection, Fryer Library, University of Queensland, Australia. http://www.Austlit.edu.au, http://www.Austlit.edu.au >>>,   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
TV Play

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

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Gossip from the Forest

Synopsis:
To a railroad siding in a forest near Compiegne come the men who will sign the Armistice to end the Great War

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Drama Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW    05 May 1983

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
play

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
http://www.ausstage.edu.au/pages/event/93114

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Halloran's Little Boat

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Jane Street Theatre, Randwick, NSW    15 Nov 1966

Organisations:
NIDA

1st Published:
Script in the Hanger Collection, Fryer Library, University of Queensland, Australia. http://www.Austlit.edu.au, http://www.Austlit.edu.au >>>,   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
3 act Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  7            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
http://www.ausstage.edu.au/pages/event/14298

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Ned Kelly and the City of the Bees - A Bennelong Programme

Synopsis:
No - not that Ned Kelly! This is a fantastic story about a boy, a girl and the world of bees. Larger than life and true to life, the show is colourful and amusing with lots of music and dance. For the under 12's.

Notes:
Adapted by Colette Rayment; written by Thomas Keneally

1st Produced:
Broadwalk Studio (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW    29 Jun 1987

Organisations:
Australian Theatre for Young People

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
adaptation

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
http://www.ausstage.edu.au/pages/event/219

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Transport

Synopsis:
Transport is a new musical that tells a universal and exhilarating story of immigration, loss and romance on a very human scale, based on the real journey of an Irish woman from Cork to Australia in 1842. This is a staged reading/concert version.
- nytheatre.com

Notes:
Written & Conceived By Thomas Keneally; music by Larry Kirwan

1st Produced:

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

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Upstairs

Synopsis:
An apocalyptic melodrama: a "look at society in which expediency has calcified to the solidity of dogma" (Keneally, playwright). One performance.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Saint Peter's College Memorial Hall, St Peters, SA    06 Aug 1969

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
melodrama

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  4            Other:  -

Further Reference:
http://www.ausstage.edu.au/pages/event/80391

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