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Dying To Be Heard

    by Keith Trezise


       

Customers in Australia and New Zealand should contact David Spicer Productions

Synopsis

Commissioned to celebrate the Millennium, ‘Dying To Be Heard’ is a play about lack of communication and follows the fortunes of the Johnston family in the run up to Charles’ and Maggie's Silver Wedding celebrations.

The shock discovery that daughter Lucy, who is always on her mobile phone, is embarking on a surrogate pregnancy for her 17-year old friend and that son Oliver, who speaks in a strange American-surfer dialect, is possibly a cross-dresser, does nothing to assist the party preparations.

Maggie tries her best to be organised, but hindrance from her lazy husband Charles and the arrival of her step-father, the Admiral, with his sexy young nurse Carol, only serves to frustrate her best efforts. Will the party ever go ahead? Will Lucy be able to get enough money off Charles for a decent outfit? And who on earth is the mysterious Ralph who shows up uninvited?


Duration

100 mins approx

Characters

(4m, 4f)
  • Charles : a married man
  • Maggie : Charles’ wife
  • Lucy : their daughter
  • Oliver : their son
  • Ralph : an old friend of Charles, rather overbearing
  • Grenville : Maggie’s father, a wheelchair-bound, retired Admiral,
  • Carol : Grenville’s attractive nurse/companion

       

Customers in Australia and New Zealand should contact David Spicer Productions

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