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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 Downstairs at Belvoir : Volume 2
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* Contents derived from the Fortitude Valley, Fortitude Valley - New Farm area, Brisbane - North East, Brisbane, Queensland,:Playlab , 2015 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Cinderella, Matthew Whittet , 2015 single work drama

'This Cinderella is not about princes and princesses. It’s about a single woman in her early 40s trying to go on a date, and a single guy who has an unreasonable fear of not being heard over loud music in bars. There may not be any ugly sisters, but there’s the occasional mysterious animal. There’s midnight. There’s a shoe. There’s dancing. And there’s beautiful transformation.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Is This Thing On?, Zoë Coombs Marr , 2014 single work drama

'Brianna is a stand-up comedian. This is her life: an unfortunate name, a boring childhood, slow self-realisation, a late coming-out. Drink. Standing in smelly rooms with strange men who all tell the same jokes. Vomiting on stage. Carrying on anyway. Is there a reason? Probably not. Just a way of coping with your own mediocrity. Whose life is this anyway?

'Zoë Coombs Marr’s brilliant new play is a portrait of a life in a comedy routine. Well, five overlapping comedy routines, from five Briannas at different ages, performed by five foolhardy actresses. It is funny. And it is not funny. It is about being funny when funny is all you have.

'Is This Thing On? is a kind of Don Quixote for the female comic – a magnificent and stupid quest for one shining moment of specialness which may have already happened.' (Production summary)

This Heaven, Nakkiah Lui , 2012 single work drama
'Sissy Gordon's father died in custody at Mount Druitt Police Station. The cops got a fine, Sissy's family got $9,000 and no one is allowed to speak about it. Sissy is about to become a lawyer but tonight lawyers and the law are beside the point. Tonight the night is dirty and heavy, and the moon is swollen and bright. Everyone knows that on nights like this things happen.

Nakkiah Lui's "This Heaven" is about a family who find themselves at a flash point of oppression, loss, love and anger. Lui turns the streets and parks of Mount Druitt into a fierce public forum where the essential matters of what is right and what is wrong, what is good and what is bad are up for grabs. At the centre of it is the question: does doing nothing make you as complicit as the perpetrators?' Source: http://belvoir.com.au/ (Sighted 05/12/2012)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Fortitude Valley, Fortitude Valley - New Farm area, Brisbane - North East, Brisbane, Queensland,: Playlab , 2015 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 176p.p.
      ISBN: 9781925338201, 1925338207
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