Australian Theatre: Journeys Part 1

By Kate Foy

This lecture is in two parts. It examines the trope of the journey into self or away in search of identity and home. Three plays are discussed in this context: Away by Michael Gow; Bran Nue Dae by Jimmy Chi and Kuckles; and The Drover’s Wife by Leah Purcell. All examine personal and well as…