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Grand (A5 reproduction)

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Title: Grand (A5 reproduction)
Author: Carless, Victoria
Price: $18.95

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BOOK BINDING: This is an A5, laser printed, bound with cloth tape reproduction of the DIGITAL PUBLICATION (also available).
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"The Grand is darkly funny and touches on humanity’s big-ticket items – ambition, belonging and cocktail animals" - Artgaze Magazine, October 2013


The Grand has fallen under hard times. Between moss that grows as you watch, birds that just won’t quit and a lack of actual tourists, the hotel sits empty of guests. Save for one.

The Grand’s proprietor, Matilda, reluctantly take on a new housekeeper, Eugenia, and as the months pass by a game unfolds distorting the line between real life and fantasy.

With a dry humor, this cyclical play explores peoples’ ambition and ones sense of belonging. Matilda and Eugenia struggle through a once grand hotel, in a town in the depths of a tourism deficit, solely dependent on one another.

“Carless has a beautiful turn of phrase and a distinctive theatrical voice, unhurried and mesmerising as she builds the relationship between the two women. Are they half-sisters? Is this an elaborate game between them or merely the fantasy of one woman dying slowly in a poisoned world?” Real Time Arts Magazine, March 2013.

Production History: The Grand was first produced by White Rabbit Theatre Ensemble as part of The Arts Centre Gold Coast’s Independent Season in The Space Theatre on Novemeber 14, 2013.


THEMES: Ambition, Belonging, Tourism, Dependence
CHARACTER AGES: 18+
LENGTH: 1 Hour
CAST SIZE: 1 - 2 Cast Members
TARGET AUDIENCE: Senior Years

Publisher: Playlab Press
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Format: A5 reproduction
ISBN: 9781921390722
Publishing status: AU Dropshipping
Grand (A5 reproduction)