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Evelyn Carrol leaves the country town where she grew up and goes to Sydney to work for Blue, an author of children's books. Blue inhabits a mysterious stone cathedral, Blackrock, which rises up out of Sydney Harbour. Acting as Evelyn's mentor, Blue leads Evelyn on a journey of self-discovery that is at once magical, sensuous and frightening.
Must she completely surrender her own sense of reality to access this infinitely more seductive world? A what price is she prepared to learn the truth that lies hidden within the walls of Blackrock?
Cast : 3M, 4F
Currency Press | 978-0-86819-405-9 | Sales rights: worldwide | PB
BEATRIX CHRISTIAN graduated from the NIDA playwright’s studio in 1991. Her first play
Spumante Romantica premiered at Griffin Theatre Company the following year. She was an Affiliate Writer and then Writer-in-Residence with the Sydney Theatre Company’s New Stages. Her second play
Blue Murder was produced at Belvoir Street Theatre in 1994 and Eureka Theatre Company in 1996, and was winner of Best New Play (Sydney Theatre Critics' Circle) and shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. Other playwriting credits include
The Governor's Family, Fred and
Faust’s House. For the Sydney Theatre Company she adapted Ibsen's
A Doll’s House and
Life is a Dream (Calderon), and co-adapted (with Benedict Andrews) Chekhov’s
Three Sisters. She also wrote the screenplay for