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Dating Black by Narelle Thorne


THEMES: Dating, Emotional Baggage, Family
LENGTH: 90 Minutes
CHARACTER AGES: 40’s – 50’s
SUITABLE FOR: Senior Years & Adults

This time I’m looking for a different kind of man.


Narelle Thorne‘s Dating Black is a funny and energetic story of the trials and tribulations of dating and finding love as a mature adult – compounded by being a blackfulla and the comedic threat of being related, even distantly, to anyone that shows an interest.


Djinda has come out of a bad marriage and moved back in with family. Her best friend Hope is also single and ready to mingle. Djinda is back on the market, but her overprotective brother is getting in the way. Justin is the new man on the scene but is he too smooth? Djinda doesn’t want to risk another broken heart. Because no one comes without baggage after 30!


Dating Black was first produced at by Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company at the Subiaco Arts Centre from November 16 – November 27, 2021.

ISBN: 978 1 922424 82 2

Additional information

Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 21 × 15 × 0.5 cm

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