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Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 The Daphne Massacre
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'"The Daphne Massacre" is a contemporary retelling of the Ancient Greek myth about Daphne, who gets turned into a Laurel tree, there are layers of inspiration behind "The Daphne Massacre". An anecdote read by Donna Abela suggested that before the wide use of Fluoride, women were urged to have their teeth removed so that they wouldn't ever become a financial or emotional burden on their families.'

(Source: ABC Radio National website,
Sighted 22/06/2005

Production Details

    • Australian premiere at the Blue Room Theatre, Perth, September 2001.
    • Broadcast on ABC Radio National's Airplay on 12 June 2005.

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