Kōrero: Plays and playwrights

The learner's stand, 1995 (3 o 3)

The learner's stand, 1995

Playwright David Geary grew up in a small Manawatū farming community, where his father was a shearer. Geary's comedy The learner's stand (the title refers to the place in a shearing shed held by a novice) was first performed at Wellington's Circa Theatre in 1995. This is the poster for that production. The play won the Adam Foundation Playwrights' Award in 1994. It was published by Playmarket in 2010 together with Geary's Pack of girls, about a women's rugby team.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-D-CIRCA-1995-03

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

Courtesy of Circa Theatre

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Murray Edmond, 'Plays and playwrights - Theatre into the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/43976/the-learners-stand-1995 (accessed 22 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Murray Edmond, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014