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Angus Cerini Angus Cerini i(A66564 works by)
Born: Established: 1974 ;
Gender: Male
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Most Referenced Works

Notes

  • Angus Cerini's solo show Filch won a fringe award in 2000, other solo shows include Fuckwit and The Prima Facie Kid. He co-wrote Debrief seen at TheatreWorks.

Personal Awards

2012 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Second stage development of 'PROJECT ROOSTER'
2008 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Creative development of 'The Butcher'

Awards for Works

Caravan 2017 single work drama

The dilapidated old caravan might be full of musty carpet and faded dreams, but for years a mother and daughter have called it home.

With nowhere else to go, Judy and daughter Donna live on top of each other, knowing the other won’t leave: they’re stuck, and will be till the end.

Judy holds court from the caravan’s double bed, surrounded by pills, a breathing machine and a flat-screen TV. Donna is just desperate not to die there. Donna’s looking to be whisked away by a Tinder date, but as the phone pings and Judy sucks oxygen from a mask in the tiny, cluttered space, they bicker and make up, scream and threaten violence and dream of better things.

Bitter and hilarious, tender and toxic, Caravan is a darkly comic look at life on the margins and the universal need for love.' (Production Summary)

2018 nominated AWGIE Awards Stage Award
The Bleeding Tree 2015 single work drama

'In an isolated farmhouse, outside a small country town – a woman and her daughters have just killed their abusive man of the house. Known throughout the district as a cur and a dog, the women set about disposing of his body. However their task becomes fraught when several of the local villagers choose to pay a visit and grow suspicious at their behaviour – will their act become exposed before they can dispose of the body? A lyrical exploration of family, violence and revenge against a backdrop of a brutal, rural Australian landscape.' (Play summary)

2016 winner Helpmann Awards for Performing Arts in Australia Best Play
2016 winner New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Nick Enright Prize for Playwriting
2016 winner AWGIE Awards David Williamson Prize
2016 winner AWGIE Awards Stage Award
2015 winner Sydney Theatre Awards Best New Australian Work
2014 winner Griffin Award for New Australian Playwriting
Resplendence 2014 single work drama

'A man sits alone in a room assailed by the world around him. He does not know how to act, nor what impact his actions could possibly have. When he is faced with a situation that forces him to respond, what will it reveal?

'Angus Cerini is utterly unique and very exciting. Following the success of multi-award winning Save for Crying and Wretch, angus cerini / doubletap’s latest offering promises to be compelling, energetic and beautiful.

'An expressionistic response to the world in which we live, and the very nature of existence – powerful, nonsensical and beyond our control.' (Publication summary)

2015 winner Victorian Premier's Literary Awards Louis Esson Prize for Drama
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