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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Bison [and] Colder
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Two powerful plays from a challenging new theatrical voice.
Originally written in 2000, Bison is witty, confronting and honest in its take-no-prisoners look at the real lives of today's gay men. Examining aspects of contemporary queer relationships such as virtual identity, monogamy, bareback sex and ageism, Bison strips back, sucks out and spits at the herd-like behaviour of the gay male habitat and the rules that govern the 'scene'.
Colder. A young boy is separated from his mother and goes missing in Disneyland. Adrift in the artificial world of giant mice and noisy parades, nobody can account for what happened in the seven frantic hours before he's found. Years later his life seems normal; stable; happy. But something about that day haunts him. Something about that day remains unresolved. And then, he disappears again ... Colder explores the infinite unknowns surrounding missing persons and the fog of purgatory that engulfs those left behind. (Source: Publisher's website)

Notes

  • Dedication:
    Bison: I dedicate Bison to Campbell. Thanks for your unending faith, intelligence, imagination and guts.

    Colder: This play is dedicated to Simon Knight. He was last seen in Sydney on 21 July 2005.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Brisbane, Queensland,: Playlab , 2010 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Bison, Lachlan Philpott , 2010 single work drama
'Originally written in 2000, Bison is witty, confronting and honest in its take-no-prisoners look at the real lives of today's gay men. Examining aspects of contemporary queer relationships such as virtual identity, monogamy, bareback sex and ageism, Bison strips back, sucks out and spits at the herd-like behaviour of the gay male habitat and the rules that govern the "scene."' (Source: PlayLab Press website)
(p. 13-68)
Colder, Lachlan Philpott , 2008 single work drama
'A young boy is separated from his mother and goes missing in Disneyland. Adrift in the artificial world of giant mice and noisy parades, nobody can account for what happened in the seven frantic hours before he's found. Years later his life seems normal, stable, happy. But something about that day haunts him. Something about that day remains unresolved. And then, he disappears again ...'(Source: Australian Script Centre website)
(p. 69-140)

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