THE BEES ARE ALL DEAD
a play in three parts.
Shortlisted: Max Afford Award 2016
Griffin Award 2017
Silver Gull Award 2017
Longlisted: Bruntwood Prize 2019
- And the silence between us on the back deck changed its nature. We were no longer silenced by the beauty of what we saw, but by the horror of it.
- The horror of events.
- Being witness to those horrific events.
- Because what can you say.
- Eventually there’s nothing to be said.
- Words are cheap.
- They don’t come near it.
- Not even close.
Part One: The present. A community splinters like ice peeling off the Antarctic shelf.
Part Two: The near future. A politician's high stakes dinner party goes badly wrong.
Part Three: The Dark Ages. A democratic decision is reached regarding a terrifying monster.
2016: workshopped with Playwriting Australia's Rapid Fire program.