Funerals and Circuses

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Currency Press, 1995 - Australia - 60 pages
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In a small town in South Australia the white policeman's daughter marries an Aboriginal artist. From the starting point, this play takes a searing look at black-white relations.

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I have been looking for thi play to come back to the stage. I saw it when it was performed in Adelaide, at Theatre 62, in the mid 1990s. It was one of the most powerful theatrical experiences of my life. It was more than that, it was a lived experience. The actors were fantastic, The setting so realistic you really felt part of the action, The story line was so powerful I wanted all my friends to see it. I would love to see this work come back to the stage. It was one of the most memorable experiences of my life. I want to buy the book to re-live it.
Laura Pieraccini
 

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About the author (1995)

Roger Bennett is the co-author of Bar Mitzvah Disco, Camp Camp, And You Shall Know Us By the Trail of Our Vinyl, and, most recently, The ESPN World Cup Companion. He has written about sports, music, and culture for the New York Times, ESPN: The Magazine, and Time, among others. He lives in New York, and ping pong brings out his violent side.

Eli Horowitz designs and edits books for McSweeney's. After a childhood spent consistently losing at ping pong to his father and brother in their Virginia basement, he now lives in San Francisco.

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