Slim's Dream - Synopsis single work   drama  
Issue Details: First known date: 2000 2000
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'Slim’s Dream is a play about a Central Australian Aboriginal family. They are faced with the political issues of the time, and growing up in single-parent family. The loss of the father brings into focus the dream shared by Nana and Slim, her grandson: for Slim to become a top rodeo rider. The play explores the impact the attempt to fulfil this dream has on the other family members; grandchildren Joe and Dolly' (Abstract)

Production Details

  • 'SCENE: Nana Willows’ house. Nana Willows is doing breakfast dishes, apron on. Joe sitting in the kitchen with some leatherwork before him. Quick loud knock on the door & Dolly, Joe’s younger sister, walks in before anyone responds.'

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  • Appears in:
    y Ngoonjook no. 17 July 2000 9680826 2000 periodical issue 2000 pg. 55-57
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