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Emily Eyefinger single work   drama   fantasy  
Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Emily Eyefinger
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'Emily Eyefinger is the story of an adventurous heroine, Emily, who was born with an extraordinary gift, an eye on the end of her finger. But Emily has a dilemma. "Am I Emily because of my eyefinger or am I Emily because of me?" Emily struggles with being different, and confiding in her best friend Malcolm, begins to contemplate life without her eyefinger, even considering surgical removal! As Emily ponders her dilemma, she embarks on her biggest adventure yet. With her Great Aunt Olympia, Emily heads into a deep dark jungle where she rescues Malcolm and his father Professor Mousefinder, foils a kidnapping attempt by the evil Arthur Crim and solves the mystery of the Ancient Caves of Tutenkamouse.

With the help of those around her, Emily eventually finds pride in her 'bit of difference' and acknowledges that sometimes it's better to leave things as they are.

Duncan Ball's Emily Eyefinger is a light-hearted joyous work with resonating themes of identity, respect, self worth and friendship.

' (Source: Monkey Baa website)

Production Details

  • Opened at the Seymour Centre on July 9th 2011
    Adapted by Tim McGarry, Sandra Eldridge and Eva Di Cesare
    Director: John Saunders
    Designer: Mark Thompson
    Lighting: Designer Martin Kinnane
    Dramaturg: Caleb Lewis

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Works about this Work

Eyeful of Adventure from Page to Screen Jason Blake , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11 July 2011; (p. 16)

— Review of Emily Eyefinger Duncan Ball , 2011 single work drama
Eyeful of Adventure from Page to Screen Jason Blake , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11 July 2011; (p. 16)

— Review of Emily Eyefinger Duncan Ball , 2011 single work drama
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