A play for six actors. It is set in 1916, and tells the story of Eugenia Martelli, who lived as a man and married a woman while keeping her gender secret. The story unfolds inside the development of a school play based on Eugenia's life. The play was first performed at Taki Rua Theatre in Wellington in January 1996. Lorae Parry has also published the plays 'Frontwomen' and 'Cracks'.
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