Position

Professor of Creative Arts
Department of Drama

Biography

Julian Meyrick is Strategic Professor of Creative Arts at Flinders University. He is a theatre historian and cultural policy analyst, as well as an award-winning theatre director. Previously he was Associate Director and Literary Advisor at Melbourne Theatre Company, where he was responsible for establishing Hard Lines, a new play development programme.

Professor Meyrick has published widely on the Australian theatre, culture, and cultural policy. He is currently Chief Investigator on two ARC Linkage Projects: AusStage Phase 5 (LE140100024) and Laboratory Adeclaide: Accounting for Culture's Value in the Arts, Cultural Organisations and Events (LP140100802).

Professor Meyrick is Artistic Counsel for the State Theatre Company of South Australia and a member of the Currency House editorial board. The Retreat of Our National Drama, his second Currency House Platform Paper, was published in 2014.

Qualifications

PhD (theatre history) La Trobe University (2000)

MA (theatre directing) Kansas University (1986)

BSSc (economics and politics) Exeter University (1984)

Honours, awards and grants

Best New Australian Work, Helpmann Awards, 2012

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, La Trobe University 2007-10

Special Mention, Centre for Australian Cultural Studies Award, 2002

Best Director on the Fringe, Victorian Green Room Awards, 1999 (double award)

Pick of the Fringe, ABC Radio Award, 1991

Teaching interests

Dramaturgy.

Cultural Policy.

Research expertise

  • Australian cultural history
  • Cultural policy
  • Cultural value
  • Dramaturgy
  • Performing arts

Supervisory interests

  • Australian drama
  • Australian theatre history
  • Cultural policy
  • Dramaturgy, adaptation and creative development

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Australian Drama (1) ; Theatre history (1) ; Fiction and rhetoric (1) ;

Associate supervisor : Cross cultural theatre (1) ; Cultural value (1) ; Cross cultural dramaturgy (1) ;

Publications

  • Meyrick, J.J. and Fewster, J.E. (2017). What's to Know? AusStage, and the Provoking of New Research Questions. In Nic Leonhardt, ed. The Routledge Companion to Digital Humanities in Theatre and Performance. Routledge.
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2017). [forthcoming] My First Playwright. In Freaks of History: Two Performance Texts by James Macdonald. Exeter, UK: Intellect Ltd.
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). 'Research Active' and 'Practice Active': Reconsidering Research Equivalence in Research Assessment Indices. In Old and New, Tried and Untried: Creativity and Research in the 21st Century. Champaign, United States of America: Common Ground Publishing, pp. 141-160.
  • Meyrick, J. (2008). "Loved Every Minute of it": Nimrod, Enright's The Venetian Twins and the Invention of Popular Theatre. In A Pender & S Lever, ed. Nick Enright : an actor's playwright. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Editions Rodopi B.V., pp. 157-172.
  • Meyrick, J. (2008). Foreword. In The Ghost Writer. Brisbane: Playlab Press.
  • Meyrick, J. (2007). Who's Afraid of the Working Class? In Glenn D'Cruz, ed. Class Act: Melbourne Workers Theatre 1987-2007. Carlton North, Victoria: Vulgar Press, pp. 130-144.
  • Meyrick, J. (2003). Sightlines and Bloodlines: The Influence of British Theatre on Australia in the Post-1945 Era. In Liz Schaefer and Susan Croft, ed. Playing Australia: Australian Theatre and the International Stage. Amsterdam: Rodopi, pp. 43-62.
  • Meyrick, J. (2001). Filthy Spaces: the investment of non-theatre venues in Melbourne 1990-95. In Peta Tait, ed. Body Show/s: Australian viewings of live performance. Amsterdam: Rodopi, pp. 154-176.
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2017). Australian Theatre After the New Wave: Policy, subsidy and the alternative artist. Amsterdam: Brill.
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). The Retreat of our National Drama. Redfern, NSW: Currency House.
  • Fewster, J.E. and Meyrick, J.J. (2014). AusStage - Postgraduate Day Presentation. Restoring Balance, Australasian Association for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies. Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Jun 2014.
  • Barnett, T.S. and Meyrick, J.J. (2016). The Value of Culture: A Dilemma in Five Pictures. Griffith Review, 55 pp. 182-191.
  • Meyrick, J.J. and Barnett, T.S. (2015). Cultural value vs culture's value. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 6(2)
    [10.1108/IJEFM-06-2015-0026]
  • Meyrick, J. (2011). A Raffish Experiment: Collected Writings of Rex Cramphorn (review) Australasian Drama Studies, 59 pp. 190-195.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2010). Belonging: A History of Australian Playwriting in the C20th by John McCallum (review) Theatre Research International, 35(3) pp. 315-316.
    [10.1017/S0307883310000465]
  • Meyrick, J. (2010). Letter to the Field: On The Birthday Party and Cross-Racial Casting Controversy. Contemporary Theatre Review, 20(1) pp. 133-137.
    [10.1080/10486800903491459]
  • Meyrick, J. (2008). Wayne Blair in Interview. Australasian Drama Studies, 53(October) pp. 153-159.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2006). Not Wrong - Just Different: Observations on the Rise of Australian Contemporary Theatre. Australasian Drama Studies, 49(October) pp. 179-181.
  • Meyrick, J. (2003). "Nowhere But Broadway" and "In-Yer-Face Theatre: British Drama Today" (book reviews) Australasian Drama Studies, 43 pp. 197-201.
  • Meyrick, J. (2000). 1956 And All That" (book review) Australasian Drama Studies, 37 pp. 194-197.
  • Meyrick, J. (2000). The Dogs Play and a A Few Roos Loose in the Top Paddock by Tee O'Neill (book review) Australasian Drama Studies, 36
  • Peterson, W.D. and Meyrick, J.J. (2017). In a miserable year, the Adelaide Festival brought us joy. The Conversation. online: The Conversation. . 22 March 2017
  • Meyrick, J.J. and Barnett, T.S. (2017). The end of Catalyst: four ironies. The Conversation. online. 11 April 2017
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2017). Are we counting culture to death? The Conversation. online. 22 June 2017
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2017). Every critic counts: why Fairfax must keep its arts journalists. The Conversation. online. 12 May 2017
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2017). La Mama demonstrates the value of independent theatre. The Conversation. online. 11 July 2017
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2017). The Great Australian Plays: The Front Room Boys and New Wave theatre. The Conversation. online. 15 February 2017
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2017). The Secret River exquisitely illuminates the unspeakable under the stars. The Conversation. online. 3 March 2017
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2017). The great Australian plays: sex, poetry and The Chapel Perilous. The Conversation. online. 3 May 2017
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2017). Trainspotting on stage brings a disturbing reality vividly to life. The Conversation. online. 21 February 2017
  • Barnett, T.S. and Meyrick, J.J. (2016). Lessons for SA from Victoria's "Creative State" Indaily. Adelaide: Solstice Media. . 12 May 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). Arts versus sciences: 'the two cultures' Indaily. Adelaide: Solstice Media. . 16 March 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). As We Forgive by Tom Holloway. SBW Stables Theatre: Griffin Theatre.
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). Exactly what is innovative about the word 'innovation'? The Conversation. Online. 3 May 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). Federal budget 2016: arts experts react: 'A black and unhappy farce' The Conversation. Online. 4 May 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). In a glass clearly: Singapore and Australia compared. The Conversation. Online. 26 July 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). It is a great deal easier to eviscerate an arts sector than it is to build one up. The Conversation. Online. 21 April 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). No (is a one word poem) The Conversation. Online. 25 May 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). Raising chisel to stone, and making art. The Conversation. Online. 5 August 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). The great Australian plays: The Torrents, the Doll and the critical mass of Australian drama. The Conversation. online. 8 December 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). The great Australian plays: speaking 'Orstyrlian' in Rusty Bugles. The Conversation. online. 30 November 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). The new Australia Council Board has a chance to be better than the last. The Conversation. online. 13 October 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). The price of culture: some thoughts from the Adelaide Festival of Ideas. The Conversation. online. 23 November 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). Trollied: serves you (just) right. The Conversation. Online. 14 June 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). What are the great Australian plays? Refining our theatre canon. The Conversation. online. 30 November 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). Why Australia needs a Chief Artist. The Conversation. online. 9 September 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. and Barnett, T.S. (2016). Carnage in the arts: experts respond to the Australia Council cuts: 'Policy confusion is destroying trust' The Conversation. Online. 13 May 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. and Peterson, W.D. (2016). From Shakespeare in Hindi to tackling human trafficking: the best of OzAsia festival. The Conversation. online. 4 October 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J., Maltby, R.G., Phiddian, R.A. and Barnett, T.S. (2016). Why a scorecard of quality in the arts is a very bad idea. The Conversation. online. 12 October 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Schafer, E. and Meyrick, J.J. (2016). Vale Shakespeare, the (not always) patriarchal Bard. The Conversation. Online. 29 February 2016
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2015). Australian plays: how to persuade a nation to question its own soul? The Conversation. Online. 12 May 2015
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. and Schafer, E. (2015). King Lear reincarnates as Geoffrey Rush – it's a bloody tragedy. The Conversation. online. 24 November 2015
  • Meyrick, J., Maltby, R. and Phiddian, R. (2015). The mocking of the modern mind: Culture and cartooning in the age of Je suis Charlie Hebdo. Australian Book Review. Southbank, Victoria. No. 370 pp. 47-49.
  • Meyrick, J. (2015). Theatre reviewing is a responsible job - and it requires care. The Conversation. online. 26 February 2015
  • Meyrick, J. (2015). A National Theatre of Australia is needed, and it's time. The Conversation. online. 18 February 2015
    [Web Link]
  • Barnett, T.S. and Meyrick, J.J. (2015). Senate Inquiry into arts funding: Testimony and Truth in South Australia. The Conversation. Online. 22 September 2015
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2015). Betrayal by Harold Pinter, and our betrayal of ourselves. The Conversation. Online. 27 August 2015
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2015). Dead Centre by Tom Holloway / Seawall by Simon Stephens. Melbourne, Darwin, Brisbane, Sydney
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2015). Do we need a national theatre? Currency House News Worth Noting. Online
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2015). It's profoundly depressing to see 'creativity' used as the go-to word for a flagging neo-liberalism. The Conversation. Online. 6 November 2015
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2015). Jules Wright, courageous Australian theatre director, died earlier this year - did you know? The Conversation. Online. 22 October 2015
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2015). Need a stage coach? Why some plays work, and others don't. The Conversation. Online. 9 April 2015
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2015). Out with the NPEA, in with Catalyst: expert response. The Conversation. Online. 20 November 2015
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2015). Playwriting doesn't get better or worse – but it does evolve. The Conversation. Online. 1 May 2015
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2015). Senator Brandis' arts budget exposes sector to fickle fashion. Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney. 29 May 2015
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2015). Ten dos and don'ts for thinking about arts funding and the NPEA. The Conversation. online. 18 August 2015
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2015). The arts minister has wrenched our culture away from the artists. The Conversation. Online. 15 May 2015
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2015). Theatre directing in Australia - some notes from the wings. The Conversation. online. 15 August 2015
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2015). We can't get those two hours back – drama works as time unfolds. The Conversation. Online. 15 April 2015
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2015). We have a 'show tunes' government, with an arts policy to match. The Conversation. Online. 6 July 2015
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. and Barnett, T.S. (2015). Adelaide is spending big on arts infrastructure – but who benefits? The Conversation. Online. 23 March 2015
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. and Barnett, T.S. (2015). SA arts: enough with the numbers. InDaily. Online. 24 November 2015
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2015). An experiment in collaborative writing: sixth instalment. The Conversation. online. 6 January 2015
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). Measure for measure: the creative arts and the 'impact agenda' The Conversation. Online. 13 October 2014
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). It's time to adapt: we need a fully functioning national drama. The Conversation. Online. 15 May 2014
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). Carmen sense: when corporate sponsors go to the opera. The Conversation. Online. 23 October 2014
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). Adelaide Festival review: The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean. The Conversation. Online. 7 March 2014
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). Adelaide Festival review: An Iliad. The Conversation. Online. 6 March 2014
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). A century after the torching of the Louvain library, what have we learned? The Conversation. Online. 25 August 2014
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). Neighbourhood Watch. Adelaide: State Theatre Company of South Australia.
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2014). Little Bird. Her Majesty's Theatre, Adelaide
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). With culture on the free trade agenda, we must protect our own. The Conversation. Online. 14 February 2014
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). Tragedy is dead in Australia, long live laughter and weather reports. The Conversation. online. 18 November 2014
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). This panto season: The Tale of Tony Rabbit or The Bad Bunny. The Conversation. online. 2 December 2014
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). Theatre companies don't produce numbers - they produce shows. The Conversation. Online. 6 August 2014
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). The Australia Council must hold firm on 'arm's length' funding. The Conversation. Online. 18 March 2014
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). Terrorism, truth and trust - how dramaturgy informs real life. The Conversation. Online. 30 September 2014
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). OzCo has a new strategic plan - where's Abbott's cultural policy? The Conversation. Online. 28 August 2014
    [Web Link]
  • Bollen, J., Holledge, J., Hartog, J., Meyrick, J. and Fewster, J. (2013). AusStage. Adelaide, SA
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2013). As We Forgive: 3 Morality Tales for an Amoral Age, by Tom Holloway. Hobart / 10 Days on the Island Festival / Canberra: Tasmania Performs.
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2013). Meyrick, J. - Theatre Practice Commentary. Commentaries on theatrical practice and culture by Professor Julian Meyrick.
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2013). Meyrick, J. - Cultural and Arts Policy. Commentaries on cultural and arts policy by Professor Julian Meyrick.
  • Meyrick, J. (2013). Top Girl: Casting Shadows. Griffith Review. Brisbane, Queensland: Griffith Review. 40 pp. 43-54.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2013). Sun Tzu says: the cost of culture shows the value of nothing. The Conversation. Online. 18 December 2013
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2013). Simon Crean's cultural manifesto is worth a second look. The Australian. Surry Hills, NSW. 20 March 2013
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2013). Should we fund Wagner operas or statues of Kyle Sandilands? The Conversation. Online. 18 November 2013
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2013). Hinterland by Jane Bodie. Kensington, NSW: NIDA.
  • Meyrick, J. (2013). Assemblage of Convenience: National Cultural Policy-making 101. Australian Book Review. Melbourne351, May 2013 pp. 12-14.
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2013). Australia needs a super culture ministry - here's why. The Conversation. Online. 14 August 2013
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2013). Cultural Value and Cultural Policy: An Australian Perspective by Julian Meyrick. the #culturalvalue initiative. Online. 14 August 2013
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2013). Does Australia 'get' culture? The Conversation. Online. 27 October 2013
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2013). Festival state is no fairytale but a provider of real value. The Australian. Surry Hills, NSW. 27 June 2013
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2012). In arts funding, as in diets and bicycle riding, balance is key. Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney. 23 January 2012
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  • Meyrick, J. (2012). Oh, for a Cultural Revolution. Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney. 10 August 2012
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  • Meyrick, J. (2012). Subsidised companies must face the vexed question of employing overseas artists. Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney. 22 October 2012
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  • Capsis, P., Meyrick, J. and Bell, H. (2012). Angela's Kitchen. Sydney: Currency Press.
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2012). Critics should be 'more self-aware', says Julian Meyrick. The Australian. Surry Hills, NSW. 24 July 2012
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2012). Edifice complexes and heritage values too often a pain in the arts. The Age. Melbourne. 30 April 2012
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2012). Fix State Theatre or watch big musicals exit stage left. Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2012). Tribes by Nina Raine. Sumner Theatre, Melbourne: Melbourne Theatre Company.
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2011). The divisive dilemma of Don, David and the whole damn thing. Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney. 7 February 2011
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2011). Whiteley's Incredible Blue ... an hallucination, by Barry Dickins. fortyfive downstairs theatre, Melbourne / Melbourne International Festival
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  • Meyrick, J. (2011). Will another paper on cultural policy help? The Age. Melbourne. 22 August 2011
  • Meyrick, J. (2011). Just why is it so hard to talk about art? The Age. Melbourne. 11 July 2011
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2011). Rage, rage about the dying of quality Australian drama as too often we play it safe. The Age. Melbourne. 19 September 2011
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2011). Read your theatre subscription brochures carefully, they contain not just repertoire but revolution. The Age. Melbourne. 14 November 2011
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2011). The Breath of Life by David Hare. Backspace Theatre, Hobart: Tasmanian Theatre Company.
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2010). Angela's Kitchen by Paul Kapsis and Julian Meyrick. Griffin Theatre Company, Sydney
  • Meyrick, J. (2010). Lady Grey by Will Eno. Griffin Theatre, Sydney / Lawler Studio, Melbourne
  • Meyrick, J. (2010). Do Not Go Gentle ... by Patricia Cornelius. fortyfivedownstairs theatre, Melbourne
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2010). Beckett can teach us how to wait. The Age. Melbourne. 19 May 2010
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2009). The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter. Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre, Melbourne
  • Meyrick, J. (2008). No easy answers, but talking opens up new opportunities. The Age. Melbourne. 22 April 2008
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2008). Seizing the chance to Think Big about culture. The Age. Melbourne. 17 April 2008
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2008). Fair Play Includes the Right to Fail. Australian Literary Review. August ed. Sydney3(7) pp. 22-22.
  • Meyrick, J. (2008). The Vertical Hour by David Hare. Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House
  • Meyrick, J. (2007). Enlightenment by Shelagh Stephenson. Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne
  • Meyrick, J. (2007). October by Ian Wilding. Sydney
  • Meyrick, J. (2007). The Ghost Writer by Ross Mueller. Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne
  • Meyrick, J. (2007). Thom Pain (Based on Nothing) by Will Eno. Beckett Theatre, Malthouse, Melbourne
  • Meyrick, J.J. and Barnett, T.S. (2017). Culture without ‘World’: Australian Cultural Policy in the Age of Stupid. Cultural Trends,
    [10.1080/09548963.2017.1323840]
  • Meyrick, J.J. and Cavanagh, K.E. (2016). An Unfinished Conversation: Play Texts, Digital Projection, and Dramaturgy. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, Special Issue (December)
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). The Unmade City: Subjectivity, Buffalo and the sad fate of Studio Arena Theatre. Humanities, 5(3) pp. Art: 27.
    [10.3390/h5030074]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). Telling the Story of Culture's Value: Ideal-Type Analysis and Integrated Reporting. JOURNAL OF ARTS MANAGEMENT LAW AND SOCIETY, 46(4) pp. 141-152.
    [10.1080/10632921.2016.1225619] [Scopus]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2015). Numbers, schnumbers: Total cultural value and talking about everything that we do, even culture. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 6(2) pp. 99-110.
    [10.1108/IJEFM-04-2015-0021]
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). The logic of culture: The fate of alternative theatre in the postwhitlam period. Australasian Drama Studies, 64 pp. 133-154.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). Reflections on the Applicability of Case Study Methodology to Performance as Research. Text, 18(2) pp. online.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2013). Does culture need explaining? Text, 17(1) pp. online.
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2013). Suiting the Action to the Word: The Changing Rhetoric of Australian Cultural Policy. Asia Pacific Journal of Arts and Cultural Management, 10(1)
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2012). F**k popular culture: Why quality matters and can be judged. Griffith Review, 36 pp. online.
  • Meyrick, J. (2012). Shakespeare, Classic Adaptations and the Retreat into the Theatrical. Australian Studies, 4 pp. 1-18.
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2011). Flesh or Bones? Qualitative and Quantitative Descriptions of Theatre Practice. Australasian Drama Studies, 58(April) pp. 22-40.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2009). It's Not Simple Stupid: Re-Reading Margaret Williams on New Wave Drama. Double Dialogues, 11 pp. online.
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2009). The river or the boat? Griffith Review, 23 pp. 67-77.
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2009). Leading By Example: Ranga Shankara Theatre and the Status of Empirical Referents in Cultural Description. Asia Pacific Journal of Arts and Cultural Management, 6(1) pp. 397-407.
    [Web Link]
  • Meyrick, J. (2006). Cut and Paste: The Nature of Dramaturgical Development in the Theatre. Theatre Research International, 31(3) pp. 270-282.
    [Scopus]
  • Meyrick, J. (2003). The Limits of Theory: Academic versus Professional Understandings of Theatre Problems. New Theatre Quarterly, 19(3) pp. 230-242.
    [10.1017/S0266464X03000137] [Scopus]
  • Meyrick, J. (2002). The Meaning of Tragedy: Literary Pattern vs. Performance Form. Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism, 16(2) pp. 119-131.
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2017). Australian Theatre After the New Wave: Policy, subsidy and the alternative artist. Amsterdam: Brill.
  • Meyrick, J. (2014). The Retreat of our National Drama. Redfern, NSW: Currency House.
  • Meyrick, J.J. and Fewster, J.E. (2017). What's to Know? AusStage, and the Provoking of New Research Questions. In Nic Leonhardt, ed. The Routledge Companion to Digital Humanities in Theatre and Performance. Routledge.
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). 'Research Active' and 'Practice Active': Reconsidering Research Equivalence in Research Assessment Indices. In Old and New, Tried and Untried: Creativity and Research in the 21st Century. Champaign, United States of America: Common Ground Publishing, pp. 141-160.
  • Meyrick, J. (2008). "Loved Every Minute of it": Nimrod, Enright's The Venetian Twins and the Invention of Popular Theatre. In A Pender & S Lever, ed. Nick Enright : an actor's playwright. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Editions Rodopi B.V., pp. 157-172.
  • Meyrick, J. (2007). Who's Afraid of the Working Class? In Glenn D'Cruz, ed. Class Act: Melbourne Workers Theatre 1987-2007. Carlton North, Victoria: Vulgar Press, pp. 130-144.
  • Meyrick, J. (2003). Sightlines and Bloodlines: The Influence of British Theatre on Australia in the Post-1945 Era. In Liz Schaefer and Susan Croft, ed. Playing Australia: Australian Theatre and the International Stage. Amsterdam: Rodopi, pp. 43-62.
  • Meyrick, J. (2001). Filthy Spaces: the investment of non-theatre venues in Melbourne 1990-95. In Peta Tait, ed. Body Show/s: Australian viewings of live performance. Amsterdam: Rodopi, pp. 154-176.
  • Meyrick, J.J. and Barnett, T.S. (2017). Culture without ‘World’: Australian Cultural Policy in the Age of Stupid. Cultural Trends,
    [10.1080/09548963.2017.1323840]
  • Meyrick, J.J. (2016). Telling the Story of Culture's Value: Ideal-Type Analysis and Integrated Reporting. JOURNAL OF ARTS MANAGEMENT LAW AND SOCIETY, 46(4) pp. 141-152.
    [10.1080/10632921.2016.1225619] [Scopus]

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