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6 edition of Minefields and Miniskirts found in the catalog.

Minefields and Miniskirts

Terence O"Connell

Minefields and Miniskirts

by Terence O"Connell

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Published by Not Avail .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Drama texts: from c 1900 -,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Plays / Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Current Theatre

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8331450M
    ISBN 10086819736X
    ISBN 109780868197364

    MINEFIELDS AND MINISKIRTS – THE BOOK >> MINEFIELDS AND MINISKIRTS – THE PLAY >> MINEFIELDS AND MINISKIRTS RADIO SERIES: SAMPLE EPISODE. LISTEN HERE: Part 4 of 6: The Entertainers. _____ Estate of Mind ABC RADIO NATIONAL (Radio Eye) (43mins. The book was adapted for the stage by Terence O'Connell and the musical play, Minefields and Miniskirts (Currency Press ), debuted at Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne in , starring Tracy Mann, Debra Byrne, Robin Arthur, Tracy Bartram and Wendy Stapleton. It toured Australia and has been staged numerous times since.

    A case study of the adaptation of the author's non-fiction book, Minefields and Miniskirts, for the stage. The book, about Australian women's role in the Vietnam war, is based on oral history interviews with over 30 women.   Minefields and Miniskirts: Australian Women and the Vietnam War’ was adapted from the original, award-winning book, written by Dubliner and documentary-maker, Siobhán McHugh. Siobhán chose to live in Australia after reading Tim Winton’s ‘Cloudstreet’. The adaptation was made by director of physical and musical theatre, Terence O'Connell. .

    Minefields & Miniskirts Part 4 The Entertainers by Siobhan McHugh published on TZ Part 4 of 6x30min radio series, Minefields & Miniskirts: Australian women in the Vietnam War, ABC Radio National Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for MINEFIELDS AND MINISKIRTS: AUSTRALIAN WOMEN AND VIETNAM By Siobhan Mchugh *Mint* at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!


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Minefields and Miniskirts by Terence O"Connell Download PDF EPUB FB2

The BOOK CLUB. Bookish Book Club, launched at Wollongong Art Gallery in Augustchose Minefields and Miniskirts as their inaugural title. I gave a reading at the well attended event, launched by Wollongong MP Sharon Bird.

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Learn more. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Cited by: 7. Minefields And Miniskirts book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.4/5. Minefields and Miniskirts presents the funny, tragic and intensely personal stories of over fifty women who were deeply involved in the Vietnam war, either in the combat zone or on the homefront.

It is a meticulously-researched account of a hidden side of the Vietnam war. Minefields and Miniskirts, adapted by Terence O'Connell from Siobhan McHugh's book, directed by Terence O'Connell, with Robyn Arthur, Tracy Bartram, Debra Byrne, Tracy Mann and Wendy x Theatre, until July I'm sure I'm not the only person who started reading about the Vietnam War again earlier this year, when the word "quagmire" was.

Minefields and Miniskirts records the voices of those who were actually there; ordinary woman revealing how they survived a war and discovered what they believed in. Adapted from Siobhan McHugh’s book, this play reveals through a collage of true stories, the extraordinary experiences of ordinary women in surviving a war.

Get this from a library. Minefields and miniskirts. [Terence O'Connell; Siobhan McHugh] -- Minefields and Miniskirts brings to life a collage of true stories: the extraordinary experiences of the women who played a part in the war in Vietnam.

A volunteer, a journalist, a nurse, and. Minefields and miniskirts: Australian women and the Vietnam War / Siobhan McHugh Doubleday Sydney Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Adapted from Siobhan McHugh’s book by Terence O’Connell Due Covid Dates to be Advised Minefields and Miniskirts brings to life a collage of true stories, the extraordinary experiences of the women who played a part in the war in Vietnam.

A volunteer, a journalist, a nurse, an entertainer and the wife of a veteran all relive their time in.

'Minefields & Miniskirts' rehearsals. The play allows people to visually experience the stories. Siobhan describes her feelings about her book becoming a play. “It was thrilling, it gave the book a new life. It was out of print when the play was created so more people have seen the play than the book.

The National Vietnam Veterans Museum is proud to be hosting 4 performances of Minefields and Miniskirts – A play by Terence O’Connell adapted from the book of the same name by Siobhan McHugh. Minefields and Miniskirts records the voices of those who were actually there; ordinary woman revealing how they survived a war and discovered what they believed in.

Adapted from Siobhan McHugh's book, this play reveals through a collage of true stories, the extraordinary experiences of ordinary women in surviving a war. Siobhan McHugh, Minefields and Miniskirts: Australian Women and the Vietnam War, Lothian, South Melbourne,p.

Abstract. If history is told by the victors, the story of war is usually told by the blokes. Minefields and Miniskirts (Current Theatre) on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Minefields and Miniskirts (Current Theatre)Format: Paperback.

Adapted by Terence O’Connell from Siobhan McHugh’s book, Minefields & Miniskirts is a collection of stories and memories from the women who were affected by the Vietnam War.

Nearly a thousand Australian women played a part in the war and the lives of all these women were changed forever by Vietnam. Above: (from left) Tanya McCall, Francis Marrington, Libby Bancroft, Elizabeth Best and Hayley Fielding. Right: Hayley Fielding and Libby Bancroft. Minefields and Miniskirts By Siobhan McHugh Adapted by Terrence O’Connell Directed by Bronwyn Morrow Brisbane Arts Theatre Petrie terrace Brisbane Season: April Ru.

Minefields and Miniskirts: the perils and pleasures of adapting oral history for the stage Siobhán McHugh The author is well known in the Australian oral history community for her work with Australian women and the experience of the Vietnam War. An extensive interviewing project led to a book and a radio program that received critical acclaim.

from Siobhan McHugh’s book, Minefields & Miniskirts. The play. was developed by Terence O’Connell from a collection of true experiences and memories, gleaned from the 50 women that Siobhán McHugh interviewed and recorded whilst writing File Size: KB. To book an excursion to see this production, please phone our Company Manager, Nathan Pamenter, on (07) Minefields and Miniskirts is a series of funny, fascinating, sad and poignant stories of Australian women who lived in Vietnam during the war.

Minefields and Miniskirts was written by McHugh inand quickly established itself as an indispensable book on the Vietnam conflict. It is widely studied, and provides an unusual perspective on the male-dominated images from the war.

Adapted from the original book of Siobhan McHugh, Minefields & Miniskirts represents the reminiscences and experiences of the Vietnam War of five different women from various walks of life. Originally produced and directed by Terrence O’Connell init gives us a look inside these women – retelling real stories about real people who crossed their paths in Vietnam .English, lis, Book, Illustrated edition: Minefields and miniskirts: Australian women and the Vietnam War / Siobhan McHugh.

McHugh, Siobhan. Get this edition.Minefields and Miniskirts - Minefields and Miniskirts brings to life a collage of true stories, the extraordinary experiences of the women who played a part in the war in Vietnam.

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