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Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 2020 The Tom
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'An Australian Gothic, Kafkaesque tale about a young woman’s investigation into Australia’s Phantom Cat.

'Sally’s busy life as a city-living student does not fulfil her. Her boyfriend James won’t please her. Her mother won’t help her. Maybe a road-trip to research the urban legend of Australia’s Phantom Cat will bring a little interest to Sally’s life. 

'In the bush of Gippsland, The Tom waits. This big cat has feasted on cattle, taken domestic pets and created excitement in the day-to-day lives of Gippsland’s residents. Were its ancestors panthers, abandoned by the circus? Or is it the reincarnation of a long-dead bush-ranger? 

'Sally tries to find the answers, and slowly loses herself.'

Source: La Mama Theatre.

Production Details

  • Scheduled to be produced by La Mama Theatre at La Mama Courthouse, 26 - 31 May 2020.

    Director: Hayley Lawson-Smith.

    Producer: David Lawson-Smith.

    Production postponed, but not initially cancelled, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Gippsland, Victoria,
  • Gippsland, Victoria,
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