A Solitary Choice single work   drama   humour   - 50 min; p32
Issue Details: First known date: 2001 2001
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'Ruth is married with a six-year-old son, but has had an affair with a musician from the Andes. She discovers she is pregnant and must make a choice. Will she have her beloved 'black-eyed girl', or will she be too afraid? A one-woman play about the real social and economic pressures a woman must face when considering an unwanted pregnancy.' (Source: Australian Script Centre website).

Production Details

  • 2000, Bakehouse Theatre for the Adelaide Festival of One. July 2008, Holden Street Theatre.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2001
  • 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. 25

Works about this Work

Untitled Cameron Woodhead , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 4 August 2011; (p. 16)

— Review of A Solitary Choice Sheila Duncan 2001 single work drama
Untitled Cameron Woodhead , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 4 August 2011; (p. 16)

— Review of A Solitary Choice Sheila Duncan 2001 single work drama
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