AUSTRALIAN THEATRE in the 1990s is a vigorous enterprise displaying the energies and contradictions of a multicultural society. This collection of essays by leading scholars of Australian theatre and drama surveys the emergence and directions of the new theatrical energies which have challenged or redefined the Australian 'mainstream': Aboriginal, multicultural, Asian-Australian, women's, gay and lesbian, community and young people's theatre; and charts the exciting growth of physical theatre. The contributors assess the impact of evolving funding and industrial priorities, and examine the theoretical and cultural debates surrounding Australian playwriting and theatre-making from the 1970s Vietnam dramas to the postmodern present.
This book is about a tiny caterpillar of the sycamore moth family who was granted a unusual request. He always wanted to become a butterfly. So the more he ate of the sycamore leaves he thought that he would turn into what he wanted. He was being watched by the faires in the trees and they could see him and one fairy put a spell on him to turn him into a fairy! His face turned to being dainty and the magic had begun. He glowed like glow warm and went to wriggle up a oak tree to change and undergo some magic. The oak tree told him to go in the cottages old garden. He nibbles at the petals of a rainbow rose that is growing in the cottage garden. He feels sleepy and goes crawling up the old oak tree to go to sleep. He undergoes metamorphosis and the magic of both the fairies and the rose transforms into a fairy through the winter time.The forest is under deadly thousand year bad spell. That two witches come to live in the enchanted cottage in the forest. Mr Fluff undergoes a magical transformation and goes on his adventures. He does not how know how long the forest will last. One of the witches finds out about certain spells and has to figure out a way of saving the forest.