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Barking Dogs by Norman Price


THEMES: Violence, Animal Behaviours, Death, Comfort, Family, Loss
LENGTH: 90 Minutes
CAST SIZE: 3 – 4 Cast Members

Three sisters come together for the final remembrance of their dead father.


Three sisters come together for the final remembrance of their dead father. As much younger women they made a promise to each other, and now it is time to lay their father, and their past lives, to rest.

Barking Dogs is a poetic work of profound depth and complexity from an author who challenges the conventions of traditional theatre and makes an important contribution to Australian performance writing.

Production History

Barking Dogs was performed at Experimetro (Metro Arts) after being workshopped in Paris in 1997.

ISBN: 9780908156740

Additional information

Weight 0.250 kg
Dimensions 21 × 15 × 0.5 cm


"Norman Price’s Barking Dogs conjures a sense of the invisible…. through the words unspoken that hang between the writer’s considered placement of phrasing and pause."

Victoria Carless, 2008

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