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1 Sami in Paradise Eamon Flack , 2017 single work drama

'A displaced persons camp that’s become a town. Sami’s lived here so long he can barely remember his real home. He’s a bit of a dreamer, a bit of a clown. One night he wakes up at the end of his tether. There’s gotta be more to life than this. He stakes his dignity on learning the tuba, little knowing he’s set out on a path that will lead him to attending his own funeral… 

'Sami in Paradise is a fresh new version of Nikolai Erdman’s classic 1928 comedy The Suicide, transplanted from the obliterating regime of Stalin’s Russia to the obliterating regime of living stateless in the world today.' (Production summary)

1 2 Ghosts Eamon Flack , 2017 single work drama

'Since the death of her charismatic but abusive husband, Helene Alving has been treading water in a sea of empty days. What keeps her going is a deeply held belief that salvation can only lie in telling her son Oswald the truth about his father. But when Oswald returns after living as an artist in France, he has his own truth to reveal: he is already living the consequences of his father’s life…' (Production summary)

1 5 y separately published work icon Ivanov Eamon Flack , 2015 Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2015 8917788 2015 single work drama

'It could be subtitled: ‘How to Find Faith in Humanity – or Not’. This early Chekhov is a glorious ensemble comedy about the fact that the future is looking bleak. Here it gets its first Australian mainstage production. What a fantastic mix of rage and silliness; its characters all torn between making money and getting in on something bigger and more meaningful than themselves. How apt.

'Nikolai Ivanov is going mad. His life used to be full of possibility, but now he’s moneyless on an old farm with his mendicant uncle and his inexplicably happy if slightly criminal cousin. He’s in debt to his neighbours, he has the hots for their daughter, and nothing much makes any sense to him anymore. Oh, and his wife is dying. Life’s all healthcare and making payments. What’s the alternative? There must be an alternative. There must be an alternative!' (Publication summary)

1 4 Don't Take Your Love to Town Eamon Flack , Leah Purcell , 2012 single work drama 'You can think of me as Ruby Wagtail Big Noise Anderson Rangi Ando Heifer Andy Langford.

Ruby Langford Ginibi's Don't Take Your Love to Town is one of Australia's great and abiding books. Everything and nothing happens - from the small to the absolute, from the simple to the diabolical. Spanning most of the last century, from Coonabarabran to Surry Hills, it is the chronicle of a life.

And Ruby's is one hell of a life. Leah Purcell directs this one-woman show which attempts something a little bit glorious: to relive Ruby's big and soulful 70-something years in an evening. Don't Take Your Love to Town is about a lot of things - love, childhood, struggle, humour, family, work - but most of all it is a homage to Black Australia's extraordinary spirit of endurance. (Source: Belvoir St Theatre website.)
1 13 Beautiful One Day Paul Dwyer , Eamon Flack , Rachael Maza , David Williams , 2012 single work drama

'Palm Island. An Aboriginal man is arrested, allegedly for insulting a police officer. Within 90 minutes, he lies dead on the watchhouse floor, his liver cleaved in two. The community protests, the police station is torched. A Senior Sergeant stands trial for manslaughter but is acquitted. Questions are raised about manipulation of evidence and a court suppression order. A protestor, jailed for inciting a riot, is out on parole on condition that he speaks to no-one.

"Beautiful One Day" is a theatrical documentary made by a group of Australians (black and white) seeking to interpret these events against the full sweep of the island's history. It seeks to grasp the ordinariness of brutality, charting the course of repression, resistance and racism but also the astonishing resilience of the people who call Palm Island home.' Source: (Sighted 12/10/2011).

1 y separately published work icon Antigone Eamon Flack , 2009 Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2010 Z1766751 2009 single work drama 'Polyneices and Eteocles, two brothers leading opposite sides in Thebes’ civil war, have both been killed in battle. Creon, the new ruler of Thebes, has declared that Eteocles will be honoured and Polyneices disgraced. The rebel brother’s body will not be sanctified by holy rites, and will lay unburied to become the food of carrion animals. Defying Creon’s edict Antigone buries her brother and in so doing unleashes a terrible tragedy.' (From the publisher's website.)
1 The Making of a Really Great Play Eamon Flack , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Seed 2008; (p. vii-xi)
1 1 The Goose Chase Matthew Lutton , Eamon Flack , 2007 single work drama detective