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“It’s 1942 and I’m fourteen, which means I face two obstacles on a daily basis. One: Entire countries that want to kill me. And two: The Cricket Boys on Mulvany Street”
Brisbane is back! And it’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.
The playwright, Queensland’s very own Matthew Ryan, was awarded the Matilda Award for Best New Australian Work in 2016.
Brisbane tells the coming-of-age story of the young Danny Fisher. A bullied 14-year-old writer on the cusp of his first ever bra-removal experience.
All at a time when his city faces the threat of extinction and his family is ripped apart by tragedy.
Then Danny meets an American pilot that changes everything...
Brisbane invokes many emotions with captivating moments that will leave you speechless, laughing and crying.
Ripe with understated larrikinism and emotional resonance, Brisbane is a celebration of a city and a childhood – and a requiem for all that was lost.