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Year Nick McGowan Came To Stay (A5 reproduction) (play by Sean Mee)

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Title: Year Nick McGowan Came To Stay (A5 reproduction) (play by Sean Mee)
Author: Sparrow, Rebecca
Price: $23.00

THE YEAR NICK McGOWAN CAME TO STAY
Adapted for the stage by Sean Mee from the novel by Rebecca Sparrow

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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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Cast: 2M 2F
Character Ages: 16–40
Length: 1.5 hours approximately
Target Audience: Middle Years / Senior Years
Style: Comedy / Musical
Themes: Family, responsibility, career, death, music, pop culture

“A richly creative tale full of humour and funny situations with a touch of reminiscence” – The Daily Telegraph

SYNOPSIS
Brisbane teenager Rachel Hill is slowly losing her cool. She is school prefect, queen of school pride, and on her way to becoming The Girl Most Likely. That is until Nick McGowan comes to stay at Rachel’s family home. Mysterious and cool, Nick detests the perfect life Rachel leads. But as he settles further into her life, sparks begin to fly as secrets are slowly shared.

PRODUCTION HISTORY
First produced by La Boite Theatre Company in May 2007 as part of the mainstage season. The season was extended due to popular demand.

PLAYWRIGHT
Sean Mee began his career in 1976 in the Early Childhood Drama Project. From 1981–1985, he was a member of the Acting Ensemble of TN! Theatre Company. From 1990–1998, Sean taught within the QUT Academy of the Arts in Acting and Direction. In 2000, he was appointed Artistic Director of La Boite Theatre Company. In 2009, he returned to teaching as a Lecturer in Drama QUT. In recent years, Sean has worked extensively with the Queensland Music Festival in its regional events (Bob Cat Dancing (2003) and Red Cap (2007) in Mount Isa, The Road We’re On (2009) in Charleville and most recently in Bowen, directing Behind the Cane. Rebecca Sparrow’s first novel The Girl Most Likely was published in 2003. It was the joint winner for the citywide One Book One Brisbane reading campaign in 2004 and is in development with Icon Films to be turned into a feature film. Rebecca’s second novel The Year Nick McGowan Came to Stay is the prequel to The Girl Most Likely which was released in 2006.

Publisher: Playlab Press
Publication date: 01/05/2007
Format: A5 reproduction
ISBN: 9780908156962
Publishing status: Active (web)
Year Nick McGowan Came To Stay (A5 reproduction) (play by Sean Mee)