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Prospect Terrace by Angela Murphy

$14.00

THEMES: Dysfunctional Family, Addiction & Aged Care
LENGTH: 150 minutes
CHARACTER AGES: 30 years – 70 years
NO. OF CHARACTERS: 5
SUITABLE FOR: Senior Years & Adults


Warring siblings, an ageing patriarch and a dangling inheritance. What can possibly go wrong?

Description

Set in a Queenslander in Queensland, Prospect Terrace by Angela Murphy is a funny, bitter and quirky take on the dynamics of a dysfunctional family It explores the powerful dynamics that confront us when parents age, inheritances dangle and the family home needs to be sold.

SYNOPSIS

Pepper’s once normal life is falling apart. Her fractious father Jack has taken nasty to a new level, her spoilt younger sister Bunny dishes out unwanted social-worker advice and her far-away floundering brother Rob has continued his romance with the bottle. To top it off her estranged teenage daughter Megan has publicly blanked her.

When 80-year-old Jack ends up is hospital, decisions need to be made about his future and the much-loved family home on Prospect Terrace. We watch as the family grapples with the past, as they rediscover forgotten truths, hidden treasures, and lost love.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Prospect Terrace was first produced at the Cairns Preforming Arts Centre, Cairns, on Friday November 20, 2020.

ISBN: 978 1 922424 83 9

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