The Plays Of Bruce Mason: A Survey by John SmytheThe Plays Of Bruce Mason: A Survey by John Smythe

The Plays Of Bruce Mason: A Survey

byJohn Smythe

Paperback | October 1, 2016

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Bruce Mason (1921–1982) was a playwright by vocation and widely regarded as New Zealand’s best. Yet while The Pohutukawa Tree, The End of the Golden Weather and Awatea have enjoyed great success, his seven other full length plays have unaccountably been ignored. His four award-winning short plays, a comic operetta, three other solo plays and many review sketches have also slipped below time’s horizon. Then there are his teleplays: three broadcast after his death and one that was never produced. The Plays of Bruce Mason is the first comprehensive survey of Mason’s dramatic works.
John Smythe’s freelance career as a writer, actor, director, teacher and theatre critic spans five decades. His professional acting career began at Downstage and in the New Zealand Players Drama Quartet. A graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Australia, he stayed on for a further 15 years, working in theatre, televisio...
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Title:The Plays Of Bruce Mason: A SurveyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:266 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:October 1, 2016Publisher:Victoria University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1776560558

ISBN - 13:9781776560554

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