Story: Plays and playwrights

Salvation Road, 1982

Salvation Road, 1982

Southland-born Michael Heath (left) has worked in New Zealand and the UK, and his plays have been widely performed in both countries, sometimes simultaneously. Salvation Road first appeared at Wellington's Circa Theatre in 1982. In this photo Heath, actor Anne Budd and director Colin McColl are seen outside Circa at the time of the play's first production.  

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1982/1240

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Murray Edmond, 'Plays and playwrights - Social issues on stage', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 October 2021)

Story by Murray Edmond, published 22 Oct 2014