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Silent Disco  

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Tamara and Jasyn are in love. Jasyn lives with Aunty and his brother Dane is in prison for dealing. Jasyn wants to take Tamara to the formal, but he hasn’t got the cash.

In a world of absent mothers and missing fathers, Mrs Petchall battles to keep another year of students out of the ranks of the vanished. The Outsiders is on the syllabus again, but instead of Socs and Greasers, this is the world of Speds and Skanks – fuelled by Red Bull and powered by iPods. It can be hard to find your own rhythm when everyone is marching to the beat of a different drum.


   Awards
Cast : 5F, 4M (doubling possible)
Performance Rights : elizabeth@troyeur.com.au

Currency Press | 978-0-86819-961-0 | Sales: worldwide | PB

Author

Lachlan Philpott is a theatre writer, director and teacher. He graduated from UNSW (BA Hons Theatre and Film), The Victorian College of the Arts (Post-Grad Dip, Directing Theatre) and NIDA Playwrights’ Studio. He was Artistic Director of Tantrum Theatre in Newcastle, writer-in-residence at Red Stitch in Melbourne and the Literary Associate at ATYP. 

His plays have been performed across Australia as well as Ireland, the UK and USA. Plays include Air Torture, Bustown, Bison, Catapult, Colder, Due Monday, Running Under the Sprinkler.

In 2012  Silent Disco won the Stage Award at the 45th annual AWGIE Awards.

In 2014 Lachlan was named the winner of the inaugural Inscription Fulbright Playwriting Scholarship.

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