Norm and Ahmed

Author: Alex Buzo, Publisher: Currency Press

Written and performed in 1968, Norm and Ahmed was Alex Buzo’s first performed play. It gained immediate notice, both for Norm’s spectacular language and for the character of Ahmed, one of the first South Asian characters to feature in contemporary Australian theatre. Still alarmingly relevant in the twenty-first century, Norm and Ahmed has earned its place as a classic of Australian theatre due to its timeless themes and the heightened language, performance style and concern with the behaviour of Australians, its origins and causes that characterised the New Wave.

Features a critical response to Norm and Ahmed by Stephen Sewell, produced by Currency Press for its Cue the Chorus series.

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Date of Publication 10 October 2014
ISBN 9781925005288
Subject Drama
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