3.17 Performance in a Pandemic: Interview with Kate Rice


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How did theatre survive a pandemic 100 years ago? In this episode I interview my very own mother about her latest creative project: a podcast episode about the Australian performing arts industry in during the 1918 flu pandemic. In this episode we talk about the similarities between the pandemics, the importance of performing arts, and the ethics of creating works of nonfiction. We hope you enjoy!

Listen to Performing the Past, Episode 1: 1919

Listen to Performing the Past, Episode 2: For The Term Of His Natural Life

(My voice features in both of these episodes – I even sing a song in episode 1!)

As always, a full transcription of the episode is available on the blog here

Next week we are discussing our October book club pick: The Trap by Melanie Raabe. You’ve got one week left to read it, I hope you join in the discussion!

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