"This is a play about love. A love misplaced. A complicated, tainted, socially unacceptable love, but a deep, rich and painful love all the same. The play demands a holding back of judgment and the engagement with the possibilities of such a thing." - Caroline Steinbeis, Director
"Together we have something and share a passion that other people will never understand"
Mark and Angela are a father and daughter grappling with a painful past and fragile future. Tonight, an innocent evening of ice cream and DVDs derails quickly into dangerous territory in this chilling new story about a father who loved too deeply.
Tom Holloway is an award-winning Australian playwright and is one of the leading new voices in Australian theatre. His credits include And No More Shall We Part, winner of the 2010 Australian Writers' Guild Award for Writing for the Stage and the 2010 Louis Esson Prize for Drama as part of the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards; Beyond the Neck, winner of the 2008 Australian Writers' Guild Award for Writing for the Stage; Red Sky Morning; winner of the 2009 Green Room Award for Best New Australian Play; Don't Say the Words, shortlisted for the 2009 New South Wales Premier's Literary Award for Writing for the Stage as well as Love Me Tender and Gambling. In 2006/7, Holloway's work was selected to be presented as part of the Royal Court Theatre's International Young Playwrights Festival.