Aussie bia om

Tran, Huu, Nguyen, Tony Le and Jacobs, John 2001, Aussie bia om, in Melbourne Fringe Festival (Melbourne, Vic. : 2001), Trades Hall Theatre, 19-2.

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Performance name Aussie bia om
Alternative name Aussie bia om : a new Vietnamese-Australian play
Creator(s) Tran, Huu
Nguyen, Tony Le
Jacobs, John
Partner(s) Melbourne Fringe Festival
Australian Vietnamese Youth Media
Year presented/published 2001
Publisher Melbourne Fringe Festival
Place of publication Carlton, Vic.
Event name Melbourne Fringe Festival (Melbourne, Vic. : 2001)
Performance venue Trades Hall Theatre
Performance end date 19-29 Sep. 2001
Description of performance 1 play
Summary A community theatre project, aimed at exploring the issues prevalent in the lives of young people in today's society. It encouraged an understanding of the arts and cultural activity in young Vietnamese people. It supported collaborations between professional artists and community members, to ensure that artistic and social value of community cultural development is widely accepted.

The story of Aussie Bia Om is set in the future Australia of 2010 in Australia's first Bia Om, an entertainment superstore for adults. The play follows the journey of Aussie Bia Om's owner, Bob Williams, his workers and customers. It is a tale of intrigue and betrayal which explores greed, exploitation and sexuality. It looks at a society driven by money, power and corruption.
Keyword(s) theatre
young people
Notes John Jacobs was primarily a performer (role of Bob Williams.), and did some writing for the show as well.
Language eng
Field of Research 190499 Performing Arts and Creative Writing not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category J2.1 Minor original creative work
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