Over 15 darkly funny chapters, Emma Mary Hall‘s Ode to Man is a lyrical and confronting exploration the state of modern man and romantic ambition in a world where woman dare dare dream to have it all.
“I asked men to tell me what a real man is. I asked my father. I asked the man I sat next to in Year 11 Chemistry. I asked a man I met at a pub one night and every man I dated over a two year period. I asked almost 100 men. This is what I heard.” — Emma Mary Hall
Ode to Man was written iteratively across two development showings and four presentation seasons during 2016 and 2017 in Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth and Canberra. The final published version was first presented at Melbourne Fringe Festival, The Warehouse, Fringe Hub, 15 – 22 September 2017.
ISBN: 978 1 925338 78 2
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