Urban Dingoes

by Norman Price

Claire is in her old age, but you’d never know it.



SYNOPSIS Claire is in her old age, but you’d never know it. She sees herself differently from her children, who have grown up mean and full of bile. The children descend upon the family home like carrion dogs to deal with the matter of their ageing mother once and for all. They have come to tear Claire and her world to pieces and feast upon the remains of her life and home. But Claire has prepared a surprise party for them of Gothic proportions.

Darkly comic, with a macabre twist at the end, Urban Dingoes is a poetic play that examines the familial and cultural inheritances embedded in the Australian psyche.

PRODUCTION HISTORY First produced by the La Boite Theatre Company, in association with the Energex Brisbane Festival, 2004.

ISBN 090815688X

Performance Rights

Let Playlab help you obtain the performance rights for your production. Simply click on ‘Performance Rights Enquiry Form’ below and we will get you on track to having your production off the page and onto stage.

Performance Rights Enquiry Form

Any performance or public reading of any text published by Playlab is forbidden unless a licence has been received from the author or the author’s agent. The purchase of a Playlab publication in no way gives the purchaser the right to perform the play in public, whether by means of a staged production or as a reading. Please direct all inquiries concerning performance rights, publication, translation or recording rights to info@playlabtheatre.com.au or call us on (07) 3220 2763.