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Commencing with a school performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the Shakespearean themes of suffering and reconciliation persist as three families on separate holidays are united during a fierce storm.

Featuring introductions by May-Brit Akerholt and Richard Wherrett and a critical essay by Hilary Bell.


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Currency Press | 978-0-86819-211-6 | Sales rights: worldwide | PB

Author

Michael Gow has extensive writing credits for stage, screen and radio. His best known play is the multi-award winning Away, a modern classic of Australian Theatre and one of the most performed Australian plays. Others include Toy Symphony,  The Kid, On Top of the World, Europe, 1841, The Fortunes of Richard Mahony award-winners Furious and Sweet Phoebe, and Live Acts on Stage.

For television he has written the mini-series Eden’s Lost, directed by Neil Armfield, and Art’n’Life. He also adapted his play Europe for radio and wrote The Astronaut’s Wife for ABC Radio.

His awards include two NSW Premier’s Literary Awards (for Away and Sweet Phoebe); two Sydney Theatre Critics Circle Awards ( Away and Furious); the Australian Writer’s Guild Major Award for Writing and for Best Play ( Away), a Green Room Award ( Away) an AFI Award for best Mini-Series ( Eden’s Lost). He is also a noted director, and was Artistic Director of Queensland Theatre Company for many years.

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