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y The Turquoise Elephant single work   drama  
Issue Details: First known date: 2015 2015
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The Turquoise Elephant is a bitingly-funny absurdist work, depicting the chaos of a future world rapidly succumbing to climate change. As the environmental disaster unfolds, three generations of women from a privileged political family watch on - from their hermetically sealed, temperature controlled home. But just how safe are they? It's a play about contrasts: grotesque privilege and dispossession, sanity and insanity, hope and fatalism.

Source: ABC Radio National. Interview with Stephen Carleton available here.

Production Details

  • Presented by Griffith Theatre Company. Performrd at SBW Stables Theatre, Kings Cross : 24 October - 26 November 2016.

    Director Gale Edwards

    Set Designer Brian Thomson

    Costume Designer Emma Vine

    Lighting & AV Designer Verity Hampson

    Associate Lighting Designer Daniel Barber

    Sound Designer Jeremy Silver

    Stage Manager Karina McKenzie

    With Catherine Davies, Maggie Dence, Julian Garner, Belinda Giblin, Olivia Rose

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      2015 .
    • Strawberry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Currency Press , 2016 .
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      Extent: 94p.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 1st October 2016
      ISBN: 9781925005745

Works about this Work

Theatre Tackles Climate Change Elissa Blake , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17 October 2016; (p. 11)

— Review of The Turquoise Elephant Stephen Carleton 2015 single work drama
The End Is Nigh so All That Remains to Be Done Is to Enjoy It John McCallum , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 24 October 2016; (p. 14)

— Review of The Turquoise Elephant Stephen Carleton 2015 single work drama
Theatre Tackles Climate Change Elissa Blake , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17 October 2016; (p. 11)

— Review of The Turquoise Elephant Stephen Carleton 2015 single work drama
The End Is Nigh so All That Remains to Be Done Is to Enjoy It John McCallum , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 24 October 2016; (p. 14)

— Review of The Turquoise Elephant Stephen Carleton 2015 single work drama
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