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Newspaper - Farrago, 4 Apr 1951 Object Reg. No: HT 2385

Copy of the newspaper Farrago for the 4th of April 1951, pages 1 to 2 and 7 to 8. It has an review of 'Antigone'. In 1951 Nicos Dimitracopoulos directed a production of Sophocles' 'Antigone' in modern Greek at the Union Theatre at Melbourne University. A theatrical milestone, it was probably the first production of Greek tragedy in Greek in Victoria. Lili Sigalas had a minor part in the play, and was instrumental in organising the logistics of the production and was an active interpreter.

Farrago is the independent Melbourne University student newspaper. It has been published since 1925. Its content is written entirely by students under the direction of the editorial team.
Section of newspaper, pages one to two and seven to eight. There is extensive text printed in black ink. The paper has been folded twice.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Babette Sigalas, 2003
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 335 mm (Height), 470 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: immigration, greek communities, greek immigration, theatre, theatrical performances, news clippings
Themes this item is part of: Sigalas Family Collection, Lili Sigalas, Greek Migrant, 1922
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Creative Practice
Tertiary Classification: theatre
Inscriptions: Extensive text printed in black ink.
User: Mrs Lili Sigalas, Australia, 4 Apr
Publisher: Farrago, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 4 Apr
Place & Date of Event: University of Melbourne (The) Union Theatre, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 31 Mar 1951

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