Story: Plays and playwrights

Wednesday to come, 1984 (1st of 3)

Wednesday to come, 1984

Wednesday to come is the first in a trilogy of plays by Renee (formerly Renee Taylor), about four generations of working-class New Zealand women. It is set in 1934, during a hunger march by unemployed workers. Wednesday to come was first performed at Wellington's Downstage Theatre in August 1984. This photograph shows some of the cast – from left, Jane Waddell, Kate Harcourt and Davina Whitehouse.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Downstage Theatre Company Collection
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Murray Edmond, 'Plays and playwrights - Social issues on stage', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 July 2024)

Story by Murray Edmond, published 22 Oct 2014