***** (five stars) ‘This is invigorating stuff, with a wonderful bonus of being entirely family-friendly without sacrificing its political edge’.
DC Theatre Scene
‘Terrific… It will do what good theatre should do…leave you talking afterwards. That is what I call a full theatre experience’.
Set in a dystopian time where language is rationed, a sentence can get you sentenced and the silent are rising, our young hero Orhan discovers that a word can change the world.
2017 Australian Writers Guild Award: Best Theatre for Young Audiences
This is a story told – this may be by one, by some, or by many
Previous seasons: 5 performers
For ages nine and up, all the way to adult
Lincoln Center for the Arts, New York NY (produced by Kennedy Center)
Weber State University, Ogden UT (produced by Weber State)
Kennedy Center for the Arts, Washington DC (produced by Kennedy Center)
Kennedy Center production 2015, starring Christopher Lane, Alina Collins Maldonado, Regina Aquino, Tony Nam and Marcus Kyd. Director Colin Stanley Hovde
- Commissioned and first produced by John F Kennedy Center for the Arts (Washington DC)
- First directed by Colin Stanley Hovde
- Dramaturged by Jonathan Shmidt Chapman