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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 I'm Your Man
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'The more you sweat, the less you bleed.

'For 18 months theatre-maker Roslyn Oades and her trusty tape recorder followed a determined, young boxer from Bankstown through his preparations for a world-title fight. I'm Your Man is the story of who she and her tape recorder met along the way: past legends, up-and-comers and failed contenders whose lives have been irreversibly changed by the fight game.

'This Sydney Festival, Downstairs Belvoir turns boxing gym: place of dreams, of glory, of a better life, where everyone wants to be special and only one thing is certain - that no matter how high you fly you will eventually lose. I'm Your Man is no ordinary slice-of-life. The actors wear earpieces and take their lines directly from the ringsides, gyms and dressing rooms of Oades' recordings. This is fuelled-up, high-stakes, real-deal theatre.'

(Source: Belvior St Theatre website)

Exhibitions

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Production Details

  • Created and directed by Roslyn Oades.
    Performed at Belvior St Theatre, Downstairs Theatre, 12 January - 5 February 2012.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2012
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Acts of Courage : Three Headphone Verbatim Plays Roslyn Oades , Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2014 8196880 2014 selected work drama

    'Acts of Courage forges immediacy and honesty between a vast range of Australian stories, generating forgiveness and hope in the act. Oades’ unwavering loyalty to the words, sounds and silences of everyday conversations conveys a steadfast loyalty to the experiences and the people from which they come. This trilogy celebrates not only the Australian spirit through times of hardship, but everyday, extraordinary, acts of courage.' (Publication summary)

    Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2014

Works about this Work

Bravado and Fear in Life with Fists Rebecca Harkins-Cross , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 6 September 2013; (p. 33)

— Review of I'm Your Man Roslyn Oades , 2012 single work drama
Play Shapes Up for Tour Margaret Smith , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 17 July no. 555 2013; (p. 72)
Highlights under Spotlights Jason Blake , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 28-29 December 2012; (p. 11)
Young Men Channelled in Knockout Shows John McCallum , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 20 January 2012; (p. 12)

— Review of I'm Your Man Roslyn Oades , 2012 single work drama
Punches and Pathos Elissa Blake , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 13 January 2012; (p. 11)

— Review of I'm Your Man Roslyn Oades , 2012 single work drama
Ringside Voices Deliver a Theatrical Knockout Jason Blake , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17 January 2012; (p. 10)

— Review of I'm Your Man Roslyn Oades , 2012 single work drama
Punches and Pathos Elissa Blake , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 13 January 2012; (p. 11)

— Review of I'm Your Man Roslyn Oades , 2012 single work drama
Young Men Channelled in Knockout Shows John McCallum , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 20 January 2012; (p. 12)

— Review of I'm Your Man Roslyn Oades , 2012 single work drama
Bravado and Fear in Life with Fists Rebecca Harkins-Cross , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 6 September 2013; (p. 33)

— Review of I'm Your Man Roslyn Oades , 2012 single work drama
Festival Line-Up Big on Urban Grit Clare Morgan , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 20 October 2011; (p. 5)
Highlights under Spotlights Jason Blake , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 28-29 December 2012; (p. 11)
Play Shapes Up for Tour Margaret Smith , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 17 July no. 555 2013; (p. 72)
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