Old Man

by Matthew Whittet

“He [Whittet] has a mad talent for being totally honest in the most unexpected ways, and it is on full display in this gentle,…

$39.95

Description

Daniel wakes up. Something is missing. His phone is not working, and the kids toys are not in their usual spot under the television. In fact, his wife and children seem to have disappeared.

“Old Man is inspired by, and is about, fatherhood. More than that, though, it is about absence and presence. How do we become the people – specifically the parents – we are?” – The Sydney Morning Herald, 2012.

Production History

Old Man premiered at the Downstairs Theatre at Belvoir Street Theatre on June 7, 2012.

ISBN: 978 1 921390 69 2

Published as part of Downstairs at Belvoir alongside Medea by Kate Mulvany and Anne-Louise Sarks after Euripides and Food by Steve Rodgers

Reviews

"Old Man is inspired by, and is about, fatherhood. More than that, though, it is about absence and presence. How do we become the people - specifically the parents - we are? How do we avoid repeating the mistakes our parents made, or becoming the fallible people they turned out to be?"

Sydney Morning Herald, 2012

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