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Hell's Canyon

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Title: Hell's Canyon
Author: Sheehan, Emily
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Hell's Canyon
Emily Sheehan

“Sometimes there are things you can’t forget about, even when

you try. They just pop into your brain outta nowhere. Walking

home, or in line at the canteen, or when we were making out

before. It smacks you right in the face. Right outta nowhere. I

don’t know what’s so wrong about remembering.”

Caitlin and Oscar are hiding out in a motel in the middle of the

Australian outback. No one knows they’re there, and

seventeen-year-old Caitlin won’t tell fifteen-year-old Oscar

why she’s running. They’re out of money and the only thing

they have on them is a rare and valuable graphic novel, Hell’s

Canyon. But Oscar doesn’t want to sell it. Not for this. Not for


Hell’s Canyon is a play that celebrates everything magical

about being a young person, the tenacity of teenage friendship,

and our ability to transcend tragedy by reaching for the


Cast : 1F, 1M

EMILY SHEEHAN is an award-winning playwright and

theatre maker. Emily completed her Masters in Playwriting at

the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) in 2015 where she

was awarded a creative scholarship, and her Bachelor of Arts

(Acting) in 2011. Her first play Hell’s Canyon won the Rodney

Seaborn Playwrights Award, was shortlisted for the Patrick

White Playwrights Award, and was a showcased play in

Playwriting Australia’s 2016 National Play Festival at The

Malthouse Theatre. Her second play, Daisy Moon Was Born

This Way, was commissioned and produced by The Joan as part

of their 2017 season. Her third play, versions of us, was

commissioned by Canberra Youth Theatre and performed at

the Ralph Wilson Theatre in 2017.
Emily has worked as a script assessor for Playwriting

Australia, and as a dramaturgy intern with Melbourne Theatre

Company. In 2014, Emily undertook a six-month traineeship

in script assessment and new play development with

Playwriting Australia. Emily is directing Faster at Canberra

Youth Theatre in 2018, a new work co-devised with the cast.

Publication date: 01/10/2018
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781760622466
Publishing status: AU Dropshipping in stock
Hell's Canyon