Half Way There single work   drama   humour  
Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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'Half Way is the half waypoint between here and there, where you can drive for half a day and see nothing. In the middle of this remoteness Harriet and Wes keep a pub ticking over. But there's something not quite right. There are things unspoken; truths concealed. She's trapped in the landscape; he's got a plan. Sabrina rocks in with new ideas, development and chaos. She's going to drag Half Way into the modern world. But development is no match for nature. Ghosts are unearthed and the landscape comes alive, spewing forth it's long held secrets and Harriet's past is dragged screaming and kicking to life. Part realism, part metaphor "Half Way There" explores life, love, change and loss. It juxtaposes the earthly with the unearthly. Source : www.jute.com.au (Sighted 14/07/2009).

Production Details

  • A Knock-Em-Down, JUTE Theatre & Darwin Theatre Company co-production A Theatre to the Edge Tour performed at Jute Theatre, 96 Abbott Street, Cairns, 7-15 August 2009. Director: Iain Sinclair.
  • Presented by Tropic Sun Theatre in partnership with Theatre to the Edge, at The Court Theatre, Cnr. Stokes and Sturt Streets, Townsville, 2-6 September 2009.

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Works about this Work

Australian Gothic : Theatre and the Northern Turn Stephen Carleton , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , vol. 27 no. 2 2012; (p. 51-67)
'This essay traces the recent scholarship on the prominence of a Gothic sensibility in Australian literary and cinema cultures, and argues that theatre has somehow been left out of this discussion of the genre...'(From author's introduction)
Australian Gothic : Theatre and the Northern Turn Stephen Carleton , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , vol. 27 no. 2 2012; (p. 51-67)
'This essay traces the recent scholarship on the prominence of a Gothic sensibility in Australian literary and cinema cultures, and argues that theatre has somehow been left out of this discussion of the genre...'(From author's introduction)
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