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Moth / Home Economics  

Moth / Home Economics $27.27 ex GST
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Explores themes of friendship, bullying, mental illness, and the hierarchy of the schoolyard. Sebastian is a terminally unpopular fifteen-year-old suburban kid, with an overactive imagination and an obsession with anime and death. His only friend, Claryssa, is an emo Wiccan art-freak barely one rung higher than Sebastian on the social ladder. What starts as just another night drinking down at the cricket nets soon gives way to an ecstatic vision that leaves Sebastian unconscious, their friendship left in ruin. 

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 Home Economics

A series of five vignettes balanced on the axis of sex and food. This delicious series of character studies are ruthless, biting and critical but also extremely human and touching, revealing the author’s genuine fondness for his characters.

Cast : Moth - 1M, 1F / Home Economics - 3M, 3F (doubling required)

Currency Press | 978-0-86819-940-5 | Sales rights: worldwide | PB


DECLAN GREENE is a writer and theatre-maker based in Melbourne. His plays include A Black Joy and Moth, and have been produced at Malthouse Theatre, Sydney Opera House, and The Storeroom. His awards include the Malcolm Robertson Prize (2010), the R.E. Ross Trust Playwright’s Development Awards (2007 and 2009), and the Green Room Award for Best Original Writing (2010).

His commissions include Melbourne Theatre Company, Malthouse, HotHouse, and Arena Theatre. Alongside Ash Flanders, Declan runs D.I.Y. ‘trash-theatre’ group  Sisters Grimm, and has co-devised and directed work including  Mommie & the Minister and Cellblock Booty, touring locally and internationally.