Marmalade and Egg single work   drama   humour  
Alternative title: The Chicken Play or The Marmalade and Egg
Issue Details: First known date: 2006 2006
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'Married to a chicken farmer, and now a faded beauty queen, Marmalade wishes she'd crossed her legs during her reign as Miss Sweet Potato '79. Taking command of her only child's wedding, Marmalade is compelled to sabotage her own plans in a desperate bid to become the centre of attention. Events begin to unravel when her daughter Egg's fiance, a sexy American fighter pilot, jets onto the scene.' Source: www.perththeatre.com.au/ (Sighted 01/03/2007).

Production Details

    • Produced by the Perth Theatre Company as the final play of the 2006 season. Director: Alan Becher.
    • Produced with the title 'The Chicken Play or The Marmalade and Egg' by Just Us Theatre Ensemble (JUTE) at JUTE Theatre, Centre of Contemporary Art, Cairns, 23 February - 10 March 2007.

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First known date: 2006
  • Appears in:
    y Collection #7 : 27 New Plays from the Australian Script Centre Lian Tanner (editor), Hobart : Australian Script Centre , 2008 Z1594920 2008 anthology drama The twenty-seven plays on this CD have been selected by our National Reading Group as representing some of the best in contemporary Australian scriptwriting. Many of them have either won or been short-listed for major prizes, and they cover a wide range of themes and styles, from documentary theatre to seditious comedy and apocalyptic drama. Some of the playwrights are well-established, others are emerging writers whose work shows exciting potential. (Source: CD ROM) Hobart : Australian Script Centre , 2008 pg. 17
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