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- Currency Press 1999; US$ 17.99
These plays portray a society at the cusp of reform. The writing reflects a deep sense of the need for change, and awareness of the ground beginning to give way beneath the feet. The plays are: Alan Hopgood's Private Yuk Objects, a rich portrait of Australia in the mid-60s centred around Australia's participation in the Vietnam war; and This... more...
- Currency Press 2007; US$ 19.99
This diverse collection of contemporary plays from all over Australia includes: Bitin Back by Vivienne Cleven, adapted from her novel of the same name this funny and perceptive play explores stereotyping, identity and race relations in a Queensland country town; Black Medea by Wesley Enoch, this richly poetic adaptation of Euripides Medea, blends... more...
- Currency Press 2009; US$ 15.99
When wealthy property developer Michael Devine goes missing, his wife Anne and their daughter Amy fear the worst. As the pieces of Michael's disappearence fall into place, the picture reveals a scandalous secret. On the other side of town, Paula and Gary Anderson have an unwanted visitor. Regretting ever having let Ray Wimple creep into their lives,... more...
- Currency Press 2013; US$ 17.99
Emma the Greek will sail the seas alone to save her father; Noah will search for his wife who flew off a bridge; Elise will fight the dragons snapping at her heels as she drives each night to lull her baby to sleep; Caleb, a curious misfit, will swim vast oceans to prove his love for Sylvia Wist; Sylvia Wist can climb up waterfalls and jump time and... more...
- Currency Press 2013; US$ 17.99
Alone in the museum, in the dark, Marion unravels a ball of string so Michael can venture into a mystery. In recent weeks, strange stirrings have haunted the ancient relics and rumours of a monster abound. Michael finds his way back to her and to an impossible situation. Marion flees and finds herself the prim centre of an over-sexed septuagenarian... more...
- Currency Press 2002; US$ 17.99
Here Australias most popular playwright explores community conferencing - a process bringing together the victims and perpetrators of a crime to attempt some kind of reconciliation. When Sam comes Face to Face with the employee who rammed his Mercedes, he must acknowledge responsibility for a series of incidents which helped provoke the crime.... more...
- Currency Press 2006; US$ 15.99
Something strange is happening in the country town of Hollowa mysterious syndrome that seems to strike only the young. The town is quarantined, schools are closed and fences go up. Guards patrol new enforced borders, but amongst the townsfolk denial runs deep. Part science-fiction, part satire, Falling Petals is a darkly humorous fable about... more...
- Currency Press 2003; US$ 17.99
Riding the uneasy line between comedy and terror The Return is an incisive, edgy and at times funny look at the cultural divides in Australian society. It is a tautly written study in peer pressure, anxiety and suppressed violence in a class most people assume has no voice. more...
- Currency Press 1993; US$ 17.99
ALMA DE GROEN was born in New Zealand and moved to Australia in 1965. Her many plays include: The Sweatproof Boy; The Joss Adams Show; The After-Life of Arthur Craven; Going Home; The Rivers of China, which won the 1997 Premiers Award for Drama in both NSW and Victoria; The Girl Who Saw Everything which won the 1993 AWGIE for best stage play;... more...