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Where in the World is Frank Sparrow? + Girl Who Cried Wolf

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Title: Where in the World is Frank Sparrow? + Girl Who Cried Wolf
Author: Betzien, Angela
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WHERE IN THE WORLD IS FRANK SPARROW?

Cast: 4M 1F with doubling (can accomodate a large cast)
Character Ages: 16 +
Length: 1.5 hours approximately
Audience: Senior Years
Style: Drama
Themes: Gang Violence, territory, human dignity, decision making

"Angela’s sharp and clever words come to life in front of its audience" - Theatre for Young Audiences, Ireland

SYNOPSIS
Where in the World is Frank Sparrow? was commissioned by Graffiti Theatre Company, Ireland. It's quirky graphic novel style weaves stark urban reality with the mythic underworld. Against this grim backdrop the young hero, Frank Sparrow, must endure dangers and trials, overcome weakness, find love and face death.

A uniquely modern legend, Where in the World is Frank Sparrow? reinvents the hero's journey for the 21st Century and propels its audience through the dangerous streets of Stab City and into the dark underworld of change and transformation.

PRODUCTION HISTORY
Where in the World is Frank Sparrow? was commisioned by and premiered at Graffiti Theatre Company, Ireland in October 2012.
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GIRL WHO CRIED WOLF

Cast: 9M 7F
Character Ages:12 +
Length: 1 hour approximately
Target Audiance: Secondary Middle Years / Senior Years
Style: Black Comedy
Themes - Difference, popularity, celebrity

"Freaky, funny and frightening, this slick high-tech morality tale is wickedly good entertainment" - The Advertiser

SYNOPSIS
Girl Who Cried Wolf is a haunting and darkly humorous play for young people aged 10 years and above. Written by AWGIE-Award-winning writer Angela Betzien, this play examines the cult of celebrity and the machinations of the school playground hierarchy.

PRODUCTION HISTORY
First produced by Arena Theatre Company, Melbourne in 2008.

PLAYWRIGHT
Angela Betzien is a multi award winning writer and a founding member of independent theatre company Real TV; her work has toured widely across Australia and internationally. Belvoir Theatre's production of Angela's play The Dark Room won the 2011 Sydney Theatre Award for Best New Australian work and was also nominated for several other awards. Her play War Crimes won the 2012 Kit Denton Disfellowship and the QLD Literary Award for Playwriting; and was nominated for a NSW Premier's Literary Award in 2012. Angela's play Children of the Black Skirt toured Australian schools for three years and won the 2005 Drama Victoria Award for Best Performance by a Theatre Company for Secondary Schools. Another work, Hoods, toured extensively throughout Australia and internationally in 2010.

Publisher: Playlab Press
Publication date: 01/02/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921390227
Publishing status: Active
Where in the World is Frank Sparrow? + Girl Who Cried Wolf