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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Construction of the Human Heart
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Ross Mueller's groundbreaking Construction of the Human Heart effortlessly integrates form and content to produce an ambitious and original meditation on loss and the redemptive qualities of communication through art'

'At the heart of the play is The Couple, known only as Him and Her, two playwrights dealing with unimaginable loss the only way they know how — by building a fortress of words impregnable to grief. But emotions have a way of emerging through cracks in the walls. and gradually the truth slips past their defenses to uncover their very real tragedies.'

Source: Tasmanian Theatre Company.

Notes

  • Play for two actors and a voice over.

Production Details

  • Produced at the Storeroom, North Fitzroy, 2-21 August 2005.

    Season directed by Brett Adam.


    Following another Melbourne season, produced at Belvoir Street Downstairs, Sydney, 9-28 October 2007.


    Produced by the Tasmanian Theatre Company, Theatre Royal Backspace, 18 - 22 May 2011.

    Director: Julie Waddington.

    Cast: Anna Freeland and Matt Stolp.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      2005 .
      Extent: 44 leavesp.
      (Manuscript) assertion
      Note/s:
      • Typescript.
      Series: The Hanger Collection of Australian Playscripts series - publisher

      A collection in the Fryer Library at The University of Queensland of manuscript film and play scripts.

      Holdings

      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Local Id: H2329
First known date: 2005

Works about this Work

Backstage Drama Katrina Lobley , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 28 September 2007; (p. 15)
Beating Writer's Block and the Pain Barrier Thuy On , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 21 August 2006; (p. 9)

— Review of Construction of the Human Heart Ross Mueller , 2005 single work drama
Heart-Wrenching Play Hits the Mark Helen Thomson , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 4 August 2005; (p. 18)

— Review of Construction of the Human Heart Ross Mueller , 2005 single work drama
Travelling to the Heart of the Matter Robin Usher , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 3 August 2005; (p. 19)
Heart-Wrenching Play Hits the Mark Helen Thomson , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 4 August 2005; (p. 18)

— Review of Construction of the Human Heart Ross Mueller , 2005 single work drama
Beating Writer's Block and the Pain Barrier Thuy On , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 21 August 2006; (p. 9)

— Review of Construction of the Human Heart Ross Mueller , 2005 single work drama
Travelling to the Heart of the Matter Robin Usher , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 3 August 2005; (p. 19)
Backstage Drama Katrina Lobley , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 28 September 2007; (p. 15)
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