Book Event: Australia in 50 Plays

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

28 Jul 2022 Once Only Event

In a discussion facilitated by Justin Macdonnell, Julian Meyrick will be talking about his latest book, ‘Australia in 50 Plays’, with reference to their current exhibition, ‘On Stage: Spotlight on Our Performing Arts’.

‘Australia in 50 Plays’ is Meyrick’s account of the remarkable relationship between their national drama and our national life, examining 50 outstanding plays of diverse content and style that have appeared in the 120 years since Federation.

Copies of the book can be purchased on the night from the National Library Bookshop and, following the discussion in the Theatre, Julian Meyrick will be available for book signings in the Foyer.

This event is free to attend but bookings are essential.

Bookplate Cafe will remain open until the event starts at 6 pm, for those who wish to purchase refreshments prior to the event.

For those unable to make it to Canberra for the talk, it will be live streamed online via the Library’s Facebook page. No bookings are required to watch the online stream.


Cafe Carpark Conference/Convention Facilities Family Friendly Lockers Non Smoking Parents Room Public Toilet Restaurant Shop / Gift Shop

Internet Access

Free Wifi


Free Entry

Event Dates

Once Only Event

28 Jul 2022

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