'As their father dies in the master bedroom above the huge Beauchamp mansion living room, three sons fight for control of the family construction company.
There are two immediate problems - the company is near bankruptcy because of a huge stalled project (their father's personal vision) and they are facing a criminal investigation into the father's role in the suspicious death of the project's outspoken critic.
There is Todd, the black sheep of the family who wants to prove himself, Keith, the oldest who believes it is his natural right and the youngest, Luke, who is driven by the death of the only woman he has ever loved.
The one who wins will be the most ruthless.
The victor faces losing his soul in the fight.' (Griffin Theatre website, http://www.griffintheatre.com.au/production.cfm?productionID=17)
The Emperor of Sydney is the final instalment of The Boyce Family Trilogy, (which includes The Woman with Dog's Eyes and The Marvellous Boy) written especially for Griffin Theatre .