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y separately published work icon ラブ・チャイルド : アウェイ selected work   drama  
Rabu chairudo ; Awei
Alternative title: Love Child ; Away
Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 ラブ・チャイルド : アウェイ
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* Contents derived from the Yokohama, Honshu,
East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
オセアニア出版社 , 2006 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
ラブ・チャイルド Love Child, Joanna Murray-Smith , Keiji Sawada (translator) single work drama

'A reconciliation between a mother and the daughter she gave away at birth. Anna defines herself through her political conscience and she believes she has come to terms with her history until a young woman arrives at her door.'

Source: Australian Plays ( (Sighted 22/02/2018)

アウェイ Away, Michael Gow , Keiji Sawada (translator) single work drama

'Commencing with a school performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the Shakespearean themes of suffering and reconciliation persist as three families on separate holidays are united during a fierce storm.

'Immigrants Harry and Vic love their adopted country but are faced with their son Tom’s terminal illness. Jim and Gwen fret over their daughter Meg’s blossoming independence and her friendship with the socially unsuitable Tom. Roy is unable to console a grief-stricken Coral over the death of their only son in Vietnam.

'But with the help of some Shakespearean fairies and a spectacular storm, these families are reconciled and face the future anew.

'For two decades audiences have been enthralled by this story about the coming of age of both a group of individuals and the country in which they live. Despite being set almost 40 years ago, this multi-award winning play is as relevant as ever with its themes of reconciliation and loss.

'Away is sharply observed, clever, funny and yet very moving. Out of the familiar family ingredients, Gow has constructed a magical play that every Australian can relate to. It depicts the hopes of a new generation, prompting us to consider what is ultimately most important in our lives.' (Publication summary)

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