The Surgeon's Hands

by Alison Mann

The Surgeon wanted the perfect daughter, so he made her.

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Description

Inspired by a true story of a plastic surgeon who “perfected” his two daughters, Alison Mann’s The Surgeon’s Hands is a revelation: outlandish, comic and disturbing, and alarmingly close to reality.

SYNOPSIS

The Surgeon wanted the perfect daughter, so he made her.

But is perfection truly achievable? Isn’t there always one more blemish, one more fault? Are there limits to our almost godlike ability to shape ourselves? And how does it impact our lives?

PRODUCTION HISTORY

The Surgeon’s Hands was first produced by Blue Cow Theatre and premiered at Theatre Royal Backspace, Hobart on April 20, 2016.

ISBN: 978 1 92242 12 9

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