***** (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’.

Broadway World


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. 

 

AWARDS/RECOGNITION

2017 Australian Writers Guild Award: Best Theatre for Young Audiences

CAST SIZE

This is a story told – this may be by one, by some, or by many
Previous seasons: 5 performers

AUDIENCE SIZE

For ages nine and up, all the way to adult

LENGTH

70 minutes

SEASONS

2018

Lincoln Center for the Arts, New York NY (produced by Kennedy Center)

2017

Weber State University, Ogden UT (produced by Weber State)

2016

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

FIRST PRODUCED