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Nov
20
2016

Guilt in danger of being Trumped

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Who’d have thought that the election of Donald Trump could jeopardise an Australian play going on in Washington DC? Let me tell you the story… Guilt is a play of mine that explores the overlays and collisions between sexual and spiritual rapture: how one might fuel the other, and how one might be misconstrued as […]

Nov
8
2016

John Shand’s Guilt

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I have penned a play called Guilt that Washington DC’s wonderful Scena Theatre plans to produce in 2017. It explores the overlays and collisions between sexual and spiritual rapture: how one might fuel the other, and how one might be misconstrued as the other. Unfortunately the Australian embassy there has been unable to do what other […]

Apr
24
2015

Dreams of Falling at Colbourne Avenue

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Buried in the dark pasts of Bruce Cale (strings), John Shand (drums, percussion) and Phil Treloar (marimba, percussion) is some common history. In the same early 1980s period that Phil played drums in the Bruce Cale Quartet (a mighty band completed by Roger Frampton and Dale Barlow), John sought out Phil as a teacher and […]

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