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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Day One, A Hotel, Evening
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'A Hotel, Evening' is a smart, incisive comedy-of-manners about a group of well established couples and friends who, through a series of "La Ronde" style affairs, have spun an intricate web of feeling and indifference within their social circle. In a world where individual fulfilment is paramount, how do we all agree to play along?' (Red Stitch Actors Theatre website)

Production Details

  • First produced at Red Stitch Actors Theatre, St Kilda, Victoria, 18 November -17 December 2011. Directed by Gary Abrahams

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First known date: 2011
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    y separately published work icon Stories of Love & Deception Joanna Murray-Smith , Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2015 8556265 2015 selected work drama

    'Stories of Love and Deception is a keenly engaging discussion of our most dearly-held values and their ramifications. Ludicrous and incisive, this collection invites us to confront those questions of morality most threatening to life as we know it. Day One, A Hotel, Evening - Graciously irreverent, this play explores the revelations of three couples entangled in a web of extra-marital indiscretions. It asks us, 'What is love?' in a glaringly honest, deeply searching and ultimately sobering way. True Minds - An irresistible portrait of courage and inner conviction, True Minds is cogent and facetious. When two families on the brink of matrimonial union become stranded in a freak storm, will the couple's dawning incompatibility coax them to fight for integrity as the only reliably stable choice? Fury - After the news of their 19-year-old son's hate crime on a local mosque, Alice, an award-winning, cancer-curing scientist, and husband Patrick, a novelist,are forced into a whirlwind of self-examination and stripping back of decades-old secrets. In the harrowing unfolding of hypocrisies and brash pragmatism, Fury hones in on our true motivations and their lasting consequences.'

    Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2015
    pg. 1-70

Works about this Work

Fast Pace Leves Behind Clever Twists in the Tale Victoria Laurie , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 21 June 2013; (p. 15)

— Review of Day One, A Hotel, Evening Joanna Murray-Smith , 2011 single work drama
Deft Take on a Dark and Tangled Love Tale Chris Boyd , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 22 November 2011; (p. 15)

— Review of Day One, A Hotel, Evening Joanna Murray-Smith , 2011 single work drama
Reviews : Theatre Cameron Woodhead , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 November 2011; (p. 17)

— Review of Day One, A Hotel, Evening Joanna Murray-Smith , 2011 single work drama
A Play on Words and the Complicated World of Affairs Robin Usher , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 16 November 2011; (p. 23)

— Review of Day One, A Hotel, Evening Joanna Murray-Smith , 2011 single work drama
Red-Hot Rookie Comes on Strong Peter Craven , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 31 October 2011; (p. 19)

— Review of Day One, A Hotel, Evening Joanna Murray-Smith , 2011 single work drama
Red-Hot Rookie Comes on Strong Peter Craven , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 31 October 2011; (p. 19)

— Review of Day One, A Hotel, Evening Joanna Murray-Smith , 2011 single work drama
A Play on Words and the Complicated World of Affairs Robin Usher , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 16 November 2011; (p. 23)

— Review of Day One, A Hotel, Evening Joanna Murray-Smith , 2011 single work drama
Reviews : Theatre Cameron Woodhead , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 November 2011; (p. 17)

— Review of Day One, A Hotel, Evening Joanna Murray-Smith , 2011 single work drama
Deft Take on a Dark and Tangled Love Tale Chris Boyd , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 22 November 2011; (p. 15)

— Review of Day One, A Hotel, Evening Joanna Murray-Smith , 2011 single work drama
Fast Pace Leves Behind Clever Twists in the Tale Victoria Laurie , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 21 June 2013; (p. 15)

— Review of Day One, A Hotel, Evening Joanna Murray-Smith , 2011 single work drama
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