Author: Tersman, Ninna
Forced to flee their homelands with their persecuted parents, Isa and Leo are seeking asylum. Marooned in an immigration processing centre playing with dirty toys and facing hostile strangers while their parents undergo endless questioning, Isa and Leo pass the time by burlesquing the adults in their life a sorry collection of bored bureaucrats, cloying aid workers, and defeated parents immobilized by despair.
A coming of age story told from the point of view of teenage refugees, Parasites is a poetic and sparsely written play that movingly depicts the predicament of two teenagers forced to deal with the complex issues of immigration and lost hope in a new country.
Cast : 1F, 1M
NINNA TERSMAN is an award-winning Swedish playwright, dramaturg and translator who writes plays for both adult and young audiences. She has written over fifteen plays that have been performed by professional companies widely across Sweden. In 2012 she received the Critics Prize for Best Production of the Year for her play When Winter Stars Shine Down on Us. Ninna has been working as a literary manager and dramaturg at The National Touring Theatre in Sweden and currently lives in Sydney.
Publisher: Currency Press Pty Ltd
Publication date: 01/03/2016
Publishing status: AU Dropshipping
|Dimensions||210 × 135 mm|