La Mama: How not just to survive, but thrive after a theatre fire

News & Commentary, Stage, Theatre |

“La Mama theatre is a Melbourne masterpiece, a critically important part of our theatre history and living performance ecology,” writes Carrillo Gantner of the tiny Carlton theatre founded 51 years ago by Betty Burstall.  La Mama, arguably the birthplace of contemporary Australian theatre, was destroyed by fire as a result of an electrical fault early on Saturday morning. Gantner,

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