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desert, 6:29PM  

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So there’s this family having dinner in a shitty house.

And one of them is Xan.

A small town in the middle of nowhere. A family is talking about everything and anything except what’s really going on. Through fantasy and hyperrealism, desert, 6:29pm ponders if it’s possible to ever truly know someone you love. Morgan Rose is one of the most exciting emerging playwrights in Australia, bringing her unique humour and attention to detail to this heart-breaking, finely wrought new work developed through the Red Stitch INK program.

 

Cast : 3F, 2M

Currency Press | 978-1-76062-180-3 | Sales rights: worldwide, except Aust/NZ | PB

Author

MORGAN ROSE is a playwright and performance maker originally from New Orleans in the United States, who currently lives in Melbourne. She has studied with SITI Company (NYC, USA), Pacific Performance Project (Seattle, USA), Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre (Brisbane, Australia), and Dairakudakan (Hakuba, Japan). She completed a Master of Writing for Performance at the Victorian College of the Arts in 2013 under Raimondo Cortese. From 2006 – 2010 she was co-founder and co-artistic director of the Seattle-based theatre company Two Hours Traffic. She is currently the resident writer at Riot Stage, a Melbourne theatre company that devises new work with teenagers. She is co-founder of the dramaturgy initiative Lonely Company, a company that gives one-on-one assistance to playwrights during the often unsupported first stages of creating new work. She worked with Playwriting Australia as a Dramaturgy Intern in 2014 and took part in the Besen Writer’s Programme at Malthouse in 2015. Works written for the stage include: Or Forever Hold Your Peace (dramaturg/co-writer, La Boite Indie, 2014), Lord Willing and the Creek Don’t Rise (writer, MKA/MTC NEON, 2015), F . (writer, Riot Stage/Poppyseed Festival, 2016), Virgins and Cowboys (writer, Theatre Works 2015, Griffin Independent 2017), and Death Match (writer, Monash / Malthouse, 2017).