Theatre

Ailsa McPherson

Abstract

From the first recorded colonial performance, on board the First Fleet ship Scarborough, to the twenty-first century's established theatrical scene, theatre in Sydney has both initiated and reflected cultural change. Affected by economic conditions, licensing laws, moral attitudes, national identity and technological developments, theatre has mirrored the development of the city and remained a popular art form.

Keywords

Theatre; Music hall; Acting; Drama; Vaudeville;

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