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Sam and Kelly live out west. They spend their lives waiting for texts, for boyfriends and those bitches in Year Ten to leave school so they can have somewhere decent to hang. But the longest wait is till the end of school, and waiting can be deadly.

Bored one recess and with double maths looming, the girls escape through the hole in the fence. Hang out at the truck stop on the highway at the picnic table with the flies. Read graffiti. Talk about sex, prostitutes, Lady Gaga.

When a truck pulls up. Their hearts race. The truckie’s kind of young. And hot.

Sam issues Kelly a dare...

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Performance Rights : Elizabeth Troyeur -

Currency Press | 978-1-92500-518-9 | Sales rights: worldwide | PB


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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