Ishmael and the Return of the Dugongs single work   drama   children's   young adult  
Note: Adapted by Jo Turner from the novel, Ishmael and the Return of the Dugongs (2007) by Michael Gerard Bauer.
Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Ishmael and the Return of the Dugongs
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'There’s no easy way to put this, so I’ll say it straight out. I’m fourteen years old and I have Ishmael Leseur’s Syndrome. There is no cure. – Ishmael Leseur Pull your pants up, get your glasses on and prepare for the harrowing exploits of our anti-hero. If you stood on stage in front of 10,000 people and threw an egg into the crowd, there is a 97% chance it would hit Ishmael Leseur. Ishmael is a 14-year-old dweeb whose assortment of friends is as popular as trigonometry. Fortunately he does have one endearing characteristic. He’s hilarious! Sometimes deliberately, but usually not…' Source: (Sighted 11/05/2011).

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  • First produced by Australian Theatre for Young People in association with Riverside Theatres at the Lennox Theatre, Riversides Theatre, Parramatta, 17-20 May 2011. Director: Fraser Corfield.

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