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Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 The 99 Collection : 30 Contemporary Scripts from the Australian Script Centre
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* Contents derived from the Hobart, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania,:Australian Script Centre , 1999 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
D.I.Y., Steve Taylor , Kevin Densley , single work drama

D.I.Y. is not set in any particular time or place. C-Man, retired to a deckchair with his newspaper, is disturbed by the arrival of B-man who begins to build a strange structure nearby. The two, who are initially at loggerheads, 'build' a relationship over time and eventually collaborate on the construction. Building of various kinds is one of the themes of this absurdist piece, with boxes being a central motif: B-Man 'picks a box' which determines his fate, the two protagonists have a 'box-in' match to settle their differences and, ultimately, they get 'boxed-in' by their structure. An idiosyncratic use of language is an important part of the world of the play.

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