Informit article: History and myth

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Adam Cass’s marvellous ‘La Mama’, which celebrates the theatre’s half-century, is an opportunity to look at several books, a documentary film and a website that try to describe La Mama and its belligerent offspring the Pram Factory, home of the Australian Performing Group (APG). Excepting Gabrielle Wolf in her scholarly study, ‘Make It Australian: The Australian Performing Group, the Pram Factory and New Wave Theatre’ (2008), the makers of these chronicles reflect the collaborative nature of both theatres, releasing many voices instead of channelling their stories into a summary overview.

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