Australia, 2109. Catastrophic environmental collapse has rendered the continent a parched wasteland. Civilisation has all but dried up. Marauding bands of ‘crows’ roam the wastes making life nasty, brutish and short. Yet in an old stone hut, hidden in a ravine, three men eke out an existence. They have stumbled onto a miracle: a freshwater creek. It is a secret that they will kill to preserve. Welcome to The Gully …
is a writer, director, dramaturg and Artistic Director of White Whale Theatre. His plays include Macbeth Re-Arisen which has been performed in Melbourne, New Zealand and the 2008 Edinburgh Festival, and Melbournalia and Melbournalia No 2. He was a Creative Fellow at the State Library of Victoria in 2008 to research his latest play Convincing Ground.
is a director, dramaturg and actor. She has studied at VCA and at Columbia University, New York and is the Associate Director of The Hayloft Project. In 2009 she won the Adelaide Fringe Festival Award for best direction and dramaturgy on Yuri Wells and is Assistant Director on Thyestes with The Hayloft Project as part of the Malthouse Theatre 2010 Season.
The Cybec Readings are part of PreTEXT, MTC's Creative Development Program, and are proudly supported by The Cybec Foundation. These plays were developed with the assistance of the Australia Council as part of their Young and Emerging Artists Program.