Bait is Andrew McGahan’s first play; a black comedy set in a Department of Social Security processing centre during the recession of the early nineties. McGahan’s grunge anti-hero from his breakthrough novel Praise, has scored a casual job sorting mail for twelve weeks. Or so he thinks.

Slowly, Gordon gets pulled into the dreary and bizarre world of his co-workers and the play slips into a Kafkaesque nightmare where Gordon is baited and trapped indefinitely in the hell of gainful employment.

  • black comedy
  • 0
  • 7 total
  • 2 female identifying, 5 male identifying
  • 18+
  • adult, young adult
  • Playlab


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