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Way out West

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Title: Way out West
Author: Forde, Margery
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WAY OUT WEST: LEGENDS AND LARRIKINS
By Margery and Michael Forde

Cast: 3M 2F
Character Ages: 20+
Length: 1.5 hrs approximately
Target Audience: Middle Years
Style: Vaudeville
Themes: Rural life, farming, performance

“Vaudeville is back and Way Out West successfully
evokes the tent shows which toured the Agricultural
Show circuit in country areas” – M/C Reviews

SYNOPSIS
Welcome to Way Out West, the travelling tent show! Touring all over Queensland, causing excitement wherever it goes. The acts are fabulous, and the lights are bright. So draw closer folks… be tempted and titillated by a breathtaking banquet of delectable delights. A wonderfully wanton feast of true-blue stories from every corner of Queensland! Take a hilarious and moving journey through Western Queensland in a celebration of the spirit of the people and the places that make it unique. Specially commissioned to mark the Centenary of Federation, Way Out West is based on the actual stories of the people of the west, as recorded by the award-winning writing team of Margery and Michael Forde.

PRODUCTION HISTORY
First produced by the QLD Performing Arts Trust in association with La Boite Theatre for the Centenary of Federation QLD, and toured Western Queensland.

PLAYWRIGHT
Margery and Michael Forde are an award-winning writing team and have individually and collectively contributed to Queensland’s proud theatre history. For La Boite Theatre Company they co-wrote Milo’s Wake (Winner of the 2001 New South Wales Premier’s Literary Award, AWGIE Award nominee) Still Standing, Way Out West and James and Johnno. In 2009 Margery and Michael were commissioned by Classic Radio 4MBS to write Cribbie, playing a sell-out season at Metro Arts in Brisbane. In 2011 they co-wrote the book and lyrics for Behind the Cane a music theatre production for Queensland Music Festival.

Publisher: Playlab Press
Publication date: 01/05/2001
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780908156665
Publishing status: AU Dropshipping
Way out West