Mr Melancholy and Footprints on Water: Two plays


ISBN: 9780868199399
Author: Matt Cameron
Publication Date: 02/07/2012
Edition: Standard
Publisher: Currency Press
Extent: 140pp.
Availability: Available


Mr. Melancholy is an absurd comedy of solitude and sorrow. Three hermits, living in a lighthouse without a light, discover a runaway circus clown washed ashore.

‘Cameron seems heir to the existentialism of a Samuel Beckett, the absurdities of a Goon Show and the hauntingly melancholic whimsy of cartoonist Michael Leunig.’ — The Bulletin

Footprints on Water is a darkly comic parable of belief and judgement. A religious zealot wills God to wipe out his morally bankrupt village so he can start the world again.

‘Exudes a palpable sense of apocalypse. If Footprints on Water is any indication, Australian theatre is in safe hands.’ — The Age

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