For our third Witness Interview, Robert Reid talks to Jane Woollard, playwright, director and historian. Woollard has been uncovering the hidden history of women such as Eliza Winstanley Anne Clarke in 19th century Australian theatre. As always, women were always present: both on stage and off it. And as always, they have been forgotten.
For more, check out this month’s Witness Histories, which trace more of this fascinating and colourful era of Australian colonial theatre, the time of actor-managers.