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Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 Urban Dingoes : A Performance Text
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'Claire is in her old age, but you’d never know it. She sees herself differently from her children, who have grown up mean and full of bile. The children descend upon the family home like carrion dogs to deal with the matter of their ageing mother once and for all. They have come to tear Claire and her world to pieces and feast upon the remains of her life and home. But Claire has prepared a surprise party for them of Gothic proportions.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • In 2002 La Boite Theatre commissioned Norman Price to write Urban Dingoes (2004).
  • Author's note: There are two issues that continue to attract me. Breaking up the family home, and the unavoidable destiny of growing old. For me, these issues continue to reveal our capacity for the destruction of others....(p.3). Norman Price August 2004.
  • Dedication: For Margaret Barr and Hector MacLean.

Production Details

  • Urban Dingoes was first performed by the La Boite Theatre Company, in association with the Energex Brisbane Festival and opened at the Roundhouse Theatre, Kelvin Grove, on 10 September 2004.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2002
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      Description: Typescript
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      Holdings

      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Local Id: H2297
    • Fortitude Valley, Fortitude Valley - New Farm area, Brisbane - North East, Brisbane, Queensland,: Playlab , 2004 .
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      Extent: 112p.
      ISBN: 090815688X

Works about this Work

Hard to Like Brett Debritz , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 22 - 28 September no. 509 2004; (p. 35)

— Review of Urban Dingoes : A Performance Text Norman Price 2002 single work drama
Family Grief Play Is Sadly Lacking Ben Eltham , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 13 September 2004; (p. 13)

— Review of Urban Dingoes : A Performance Text Norman Price 2002 single work drama
All in the Mind Lisa Yallamas , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 31 August 2004; (p. 15)

— Review of Urban Dingoes : A Performance Text Norman Price 2002 single work drama
Festival of Might Phil Brown , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 25 - 31 August no. 505 2004; (p. 6-8)
Treasure in the Conflict Debra Aldred , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 28 January 2003; (p. 15)
All in the Mind Lisa Yallamas , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 31 August 2004; (p. 15)

— Review of Urban Dingoes : A Performance Text Norman Price 2002 single work drama
Family Grief Play Is Sadly Lacking Ben Eltham , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 13 September 2004; (p. 13)

— Review of Urban Dingoes : A Performance Text Norman Price 2002 single work drama
Hard to Like Brett Debritz , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 22 - 28 September no. 509 2004; (p. 35)

— Review of Urban Dingoes : A Performance Text Norman Price 2002 single work drama
Treasure in the Conflict Debra Aldred , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 28 January 2003; (p. 15)
Festival of Might Phil Brown , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 25 - 31 August no. 505 2004; (p. 6-8)
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