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Men, Love and the Monkey Boy single work   drama   humour  
Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Men, Love and the Monkey Boy
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'What motivates the male of the species. Phillip spends his days studying primate behavior. His specialist subject? The Gorilla, man's second closest cousin. He need not look far for inspiration. His father, Robbo, is 55 going on 16 and will forever be "one of the boys", his brother-in-law Dave has lost his sex drive since his wife's promotion; and his best mate Rex seems determined to prove his virility by pursuing anything that moves. With role models like these, what's a boy to do when he meets a nice girl? Will he rise above the monkey business and woo her like a gentleman? Or does he employ gorilla tactics to land his mate? Will he emerge as a champ, chump or chimp?

Production Details

  • First presented by the Darlinghurst Theatre Company, Riverside Productions and Shaman Productions at the Darlinghurst Theatre, 27 March - 19 April 2008. Director: Christopher Hurrell.

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Works about this Work

Gorilla Guys Jason Blake , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 13 April 2008; (p. 19)

— Review of Men, Love and the Monkey Boy Caleb Lewis , 2008 single work drama
Simian Similes Blissfully Blokey Stephen Dunne , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 1 April 2008; (p. 16)

— Review of Men, Love and the Monkey Boy Caleb Lewis , 2008 single work drama
Simian Similes Blissfully Blokey Stephen Dunne , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 1 April 2008; (p. 16)

— Review of Men, Love and the Monkey Boy Caleb Lewis , 2008 single work drama
Gorilla Guys Jason Blake , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 13 April 2008; (p. 19)

— Review of Men, Love and the Monkey Boy Caleb Lewis , 2008 single work drama
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