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Death in a Statesman by Robert Kronk

$25.95

THEMES: Belonging, Broken Families, Mortality
LENGTH:  2 Hours
CHARACTER AGES: 17 – 50’s
CAST SIZE: 6
SUITABLE FOR: Senior Years & Adults

Murder in Queensland. Yeah, noir.

Description

Small town characters meet big time business, cover-ups, and murder. Death in a Statesman by Robert Kronk is a fascinating world of intrigue with Bundaberg as the backdrop. This neo-noir murder mystery is full of delightfully comical nods to every type of bogan typical of regional Australia.

SYNOPSIS

Cliff’s life is in the toilet: he’s lost his wife, his job, and he’s back living in Bundaberg. Struggling to reconcile with his daughter (and his mother), Cliff navigates family dramas, local politics, and a potential murder case … all without a car.

Elliott’s doing alright: she’s finishing Year 12, looking after her grandmother, and running the family newsagent… until her estranged father turns up out of the blue, the mayor turns up dead, and the papers don’t turn up at all.

Of all the rum joints in all the world, it had to happen in Bundy.

Combining a suspicious death, strained family relationships, generational change, and a reckoning of what being Australian actually means – Death in a Statesman is funny, smart, and wears the hell out of a fedora.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Death in a Statesman was first produced by debase, at the Judith Wright Arts Centre, Brisbane on November 8, 2022.

ISBN: 978 1 922424 78 5

Additional information

Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 21 × 15 × 0.5 cm

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