Contemporary Australian Plays - The Hotel Sorrento & Dead White Males & Two & More


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Ron Elisha & Wesley Enoch et al

Published by Methuen

A collection of five plays by Australia's leading contemporary dramatists

Subjects of the plays include an amusing look at academic absolutism, reconciliation in post-war Germany, and an experience of Aboriginal grieving

The Plays are ...

The Hotel Sorrento

Dead White Males


In 1948, in a German town, Anna comes to Rabbi Chaim Levi for Hebrew lessons. As the two study the language, their stories are gradually revealed, raising fundamental moral questions as they try to reconcile their tormented pasts and accept and renew their lives

The 7 Stages of Grieving

The Popular Mechanicals


Dead White Males - "Triumphant...The neatly lined up ducks of academic absolutism are ruthlessly, and hilariously, assassinated" - Sydney Morning Herald; "Swain is a wonderful creation" ~ Guardian

The 7 Stages of Grieving - "A subtle and complex invitation to experience something of the depth of Aboriginal grieving" ~ Melbourne Age.

Hotel Sorrento - "Has a moody, evocative, literary sweep and scope to it" ~ Sydney Morning Herald

The Popular Mechanicals - "One of the most rollickingly entertaining nights in the theatre" ~ Sydney Morning Herald

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