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Merlynn Tong Merlynn Tong i(8517342 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Actor, performance maker and writer.

Tong has lived in Brisbane, where she was company manager of Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre. She holds an English and Creative Arts degree from Murdoch University.

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Awards for Works

Blue Bones 2017 single work drama

'When a woman finds scars left by her ex-boyfriend of many years etched into her bones, she begins a turbulent journey to unpack her past and discover how he got under her skin. Based on the true story of two teenagers' romance as it blossoms then warps in the heat of bustling Singapore, Blue Bones is a one-woman show told with incredible honesty by Merlynn Tong. With multiple characters, song and arcade dance games, Blue Bones is a whirlwind of love and sex, violence and courage, with the wreckage continuing to be felt across the years. Against the backdrop of Singapore with all its beauty, rigidity and insistent chaos, Blue Bones will enchant and disturb, and perhaps even wake the stories dormant in your bones.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 winner Matilda Awards Best Director
2017 winner Matilda Awards Best New Australian Play
2017 winner Matilda Awards Best Mainstage Production
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