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Minus One Sister single work   drama  
Alternative title: MinusOneSister
Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Minus One Sister
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'When Agamemnon sacrificed the life of his daughter Iphigenia, three sisters became two, and two sisters become enemies. 'Minus One Sister' is the story of those two surviving sisters, Electra and Chyrsothemis and how their youngest sister's murder split them apart. Inspired by Sophocles' Electra, this is Greek tragedy for the Twitter generation.

'There will be blood, there will be tears, there will be revenge. Sisters will be sisters.' (Publisher's blurb)

Production Details

  • Produced by Griffin Independent, 9 September - 3 October 2015.

    Director: Luke Rogers.

    Set and Costume Designer: Georgia Hopkins.

    Lighting Designer: Sian James-Holland.

    Sound Designer & Composer: Nate Edmondson.

    Stage Manager: Angharad Lindley.

    Producer: Peter Gahan.

    Cast: Kate Cheel, Lucy Heffernan, Liam Nunan, and Contessa Treffone.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2012
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Muff [and] MinusOneSister [and] SHIT Vanessa Badham , Anna Barnes , Patricia Cornelius , Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2017 11074705 2017 selected work drama

    'Three confronting and provocative plays about women. Muff by Van Badham – Winner of the 2014 NSW Premiers Award, the Nick Enright Award for Playwriting, Muff explores women, sex and relationships; a horrific, random rape of a young woman and the threads from this event that continue to wrap and bind their way into lives years after the physical injuries have healed. MinusOneSister by Anna Barnes – Sophocles & Electra is furiously wrenched into the present and told from the point of view of the teenagers. Eternal obsessions mingle with the obsessions of our times, bloodshed goes hand in hand with Bacardi Breezers and Facebook, and a chilling portrait emerges of a family irreversibly shattered by grief and guilt. SHIT by Patricia Cornelius – SHIT takes us into the world of three women – Billy, Bobby and Sam – three women from a violent, impoverished underclass who have landed in prison together after a vicious incident. These are the underbelly of womenhood we as a society so rarely want to admit exist.

    Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2017

Works about this Work

Finalists for White Prize Announced Steve Dow , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17 April 2013; (p. 17)
Finalists for White Prize Announced Steve Dow , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17 April 2013; (p. 17)
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