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y separately published work icon Ruby Moon single work   drama   - Prologue, twelve scenes, epilogue.
Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Ruby Moon
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'In Flaming Tree Grove, life appears to be picture perfect. Security and privacy are coveted and seclusion is its own reward. Until the day when little Ruby sets off to visit her grandmother at the end of the cul-de-sac and is never seen again. The neighbourhood fractures into grief and suspicion in the search for answers to a terrible deprivation and potential crime. Then a parcel arrives on her parents' doorstep...but where is Ruby and who knows what happened to her?'

Source: Australian Plays (https://australianplays.org/script/CP-399). (Sighted: 25/6/2018)

Exhibitions

Production Details

  • World premiere by Playbox in collaboration with Neonheart Theatre at the Beckett Theatre, CUB Malthouse, 30 July 2003.

    Director: Aidan Fennessy.


    Presented by the Queensland Theatre Company in 2008 as part of its Youth & Education Program.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Currency Press ; Playbox Theatre , 2003 .
      Extent: 58, [x]p.p.
      Description: illus., ports
      Note/s:
      • Theatre Program at end of playtext.
      • Also available as an electronic resource.
      ISBN: 0868197076
      Series: Current Theatre Series Currency Press (publisher), 1983- series - publisher 'Current Theatre Series consists of Australian plays published with the program inserted and sold during theatre seasons. The aim of the series is to promote and encourage new dramatic writing and make it accessible to theatregoers and the public. The text is presented at the first day of rehearsal and does not contain changes which the author may choose to make after the play has commenced its present season - these will be incorporated into any new edition published by Currency.' Currency Press.

Works about this Work

Australian Gothic Drama : Mapping a Nation's Trauma from Convicts to the Stolen Generation Stephen Carleton , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , June no. 66 2015; (p. 11-39)
Twist Adds Sting to Dark Tale Cameron Woodhead , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 7 June 2012; (p. 18)

— Review of Ruby Moon Matt Cameron , 2003 single work drama
Piecing Together Puzzle of What's Real What's Not, in Absence of Presence Jason Blake , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2 May 2011; (p. 15)

— Review of Ruby Moon Matt Cameron , 2003 single work drama
Surreal Search for the Big Bad Wolf John Kinsella , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 21 October 2010; (p. 15)

— Review of Ruby Moon Matt Cameron , 2003 single work drama
Sydney Theatre Company Education 2007 Tracy Ellis , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Lowdown , February vol. 29 no. 1 2007; (p. 8-9)
Ruby Moon Bill Perrett , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 3 August 2003; (p. 9)

— Review of Ruby Moon Matt Cameron , 2003 single work drama
A Dark but Engaging Tale Jason Blake , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 11 March 2007; (p. 21)

— Review of Ruby Moon Matt Cameron , 2003 single work drama
Surreal Search for the Big Bad Wolf John Kinsella , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 21 October 2010; (p. 15)

— Review of Ruby Moon Matt Cameron , 2003 single work drama
Piecing Together Puzzle of What's Real What's Not, in Absence of Presence Jason Blake , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2 May 2011; (p. 15)

— Review of Ruby Moon Matt Cameron , 2003 single work drama
Twist Adds Sting to Dark Tale Cameron Woodhead , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 7 June 2012; (p. 18)

— Review of Ruby Moon Matt Cameron , 2003 single work drama
On the Dark Side of the Moon Andrew Taylor , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 18 February 2007; (p. 21)
Andrew Taylor talks with Andrew Upton about the Sydney Theatre Company's 2007 production of Ruby Moon. (Upton directs the play for STC.)
Sydney Theatre Company Education 2007 Tracy Ellis , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Lowdown , February vol. 29 no. 1 2007; (p. 8-9)
y separately published work icon Matt Cameron's Ruby Moon : Contemporary Australian Theatre Practice Filip Radwanowski , Seven Hills : Five Senses Education , 2006 8029752 2006 single work criticism
Australian Gothic Drama : Mapping a Nation's Trauma from Convicts to the Stolen Generation Stephen Carleton , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , June no. 66 2015; (p. 11-39)
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