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Osment: Plays for Young People  

Who's Breaking? / Listen / Sleeping Dogs / Wise Guys

Osment: Plays for Young People $26.32 ex GST
$28.95 inc GST
These four plays were written for teenage audiences and deal with issues of gender, AIDS, disability, relationships, ethnic strife, crime, drugs and bullying.

Who's Breaking? 
A young man, learning that he is HIV-positive, is forced to rethink his life and attitudes.

Examines the fractured relationship between a deaf teenager and his uncomprehending father.

Sleeping Dogs 
Concerns the love affair between a Muslim boy and a Christian girl during the war in former Yugoslavia.

Wise Guys 
Through its three troubled protagonists, this play poses the central question addressed by all these plays: can young people caught up in self-destructive cycles break free of them?

Oberon Books | 978-1-84002-272-8 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB


Philip Osment has written and translated many plays for children and adult audiences alike. His translation of Giania Carbunariu's Kebab was produced at the Royal Court Theatre, London in November 2007. Oberon Books also publish Philip Osment’s Buried Alive, Little Violet and the Angel, Plays for Young People, The Palace of Fear and The Undertaking.  He has also translated/adapted Cervantes' Pedro, The Great Pretender.

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