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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Brilliant Monkey
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'Are two damaged brains better than one?

'Gerard has returned from active service in Afghanistan, suffering a traumatic brain injury. While he awaits classification by his military assessors he is reunited with his homeless elder brother Danny, who has taken to residing in the grounds of the repatriation hospital. Together they hold the keys to the doors of their past and, unexpectedly, their future.'

Source: Old Fitzroy Theatre website, http://www.oldfitzroy.com.au/
Sighted: 08/07/2007

Production Details

  • First produced in a four-night season in Darlinghurst, Sydney, in 2006. Produced by Pork Chop at the Old Fitzroy Theatre, Wooloomooloo, Sydney, 1 August - 1 September 2007 and at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney, 8-13 October 2007. Pork Chop seasons co-directed by Jeremy Sims and Andrew McDonell.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2006

Works about this Work

Richly Deserved Encore Jason Blake , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 30 March 2008; (p. 19)

— Review of Brilliant Monkey Al Dukes , 2006 single work drama
Poignancy and Pleasure Jason Blake , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 12 August 2007; (p. 20)

— Review of Brilliant Monkey Al Dukes , 2006 single work drama
Comedy Brings Peace after Dislocation of War Mark Hopkins , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9 August 2007; (p. 15)

— Review of Brilliant Monkey Al Dukes , 2006 single work drama
Comedy Brings Peace after Dislocation of War Mark Hopkins , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9 August 2007; (p. 15)

— Review of Brilliant Monkey Al Dukes , 2006 single work drama
Poignancy and Pleasure Jason Blake , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 12 August 2007; (p. 20)

— Review of Brilliant Monkey Al Dukes , 2006 single work drama
Richly Deserved Encore Jason Blake , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 30 March 2008; (p. 19)

— Review of Brilliant Monkey Al Dukes , 2006 single work drama

Awards

2007 shortlisted Sydney Theatre Awards Best Independent Production Shortlisted for the 2007 Pork Chop/Riverside Productions production.
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