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1 Looking for Alibrandi Vidya Rajan , 2022 single work drama

'The beloved novel of migration, growing up, and Sydney – now a play!

'Three generations of women. The Italian-Australian experience. A tale of Sydney. A much-loved modern classic novel, a ground-breaking film, and now at Belvoir, a simply great night out.

'It’s the last year of school, and 17-year- old Josephine Alibrandi can’t wait for her future to begin. If only she can get past the world of her Nonna, holding on to the values of the old country; and the world of her Mum, full of care and secrets. It’s time to take her place in the real world, beyond her family, beyond being an Alibrandi.

'But this is the year Josie gets to know her father. This is the year she falls in love. And this is the year she uncovers the truth – and finds the Alibrandi she has been searching for.'

Source: Belvoir St Theatre.

1 Knock, Knock. Who’s There? Your Mum. i "your mother is a shopping cart", Vidya Rajan , 2021 single work poetry
— Appears in: Tell Me Like You Mean It 5 2021;
1 Poorly Drawn Shark Andrew Sutherland , Vidya Rajan , 2020 single work drama

'Andrew moves to Singapore, where his features shine and his skin is extra-white. But, in profile, he still looks like a child’s drawing of a shark. And he must keep moving forward, though he smells blood. With his modelling career drying up, visa swiftly disappearing, and the water stagnating, an older Singaporean man named T. swims into his jaws…

'Superiority tackles self-loathing in this Queer clapback to Eat, Pray, Love and its kin. POORLY DRAWN SHARK is a sharp and hilarious attack on autobiography: drenched in salt water and biting hungrily at Australia’s fetishisation of South East Asia. Saviours, daddies, selfies, servitude, and only the sexiest colonial ghosts wash up on the shore as performers Andrew Sutherland and Ming Yang Lim deep dive into a sea of narcissism, need, objectification, and nationhood.

'Nauseating, grotesquely funny and brutally aware, prepare to Eat, Prey, Hate in this autobiographical takedown of the western travel narratives and enlightenments we seek to consume.'

Source: Theatre Works.

1 Sami Shah Vidya Rajan , 2020 single work interview
— Appears in: Liminal , August 2020;

'Sami spoke to Vidya about free speech, arts funding, and being a Perth comic at heart.' 

1 Joshua Francis Vidya Rajan , 2020 single work interview
— Appears in: Liminal , February 2020;
1 List of Lies i "- i have never felt lonely.", Vidya Rajan , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Journal , vol. 8 no. 2 2018; (p. 60-61)
1 Panic Attack i "These lungs are Siamese twins.", Vidya Rajan , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , vol. 63 no. 1 2018; (p. 108)
1 Pre-emptive Mourning i "The kitchen is a museum", Vidya Rajan , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , vol. 63 no. 1 2018; (p. 107)
1 Familial Meditation i "My body contained the storm", Vidya Rajan , 2013 single work poetry
— Appears in: Verge 2013 2013; (p. 18-19)
1 Journey i "Lord Shiva gets down, at a country town,", Vidya Rajan , 2012 single work poetry
— Appears in: Verge 2012 2012; (p. 3-4)
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