Beautiful Words


An epic chronicle of the refugee experience, Beautiful Words weaves together three very different stories of survival, told through the eyes of three children in different times and places. The outcome is heart-rending, humorous, and surprising by turns. From the horrors of Auschwitz Concentration Camp in the final days of World War II, to Taliban-ruled Kabul, to present day Australia, this enthralling play presents a rich tapestry of human experience, overlapping lives, and the bonds that unite generations.

Over three hours, with some 20 characters, Beautiful Words tells an engaging story with poignant comedy and unashamed feeling.

  • 0
  • 9 total
  • 3 female identifying, 6 male identifying
  • culturally and linguistically diverse
  • teen, adult
  • Currency Press


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Male | 40s | under 3 minutes
Starts on page 35

EXTRACT: Ari is what the Australian Government calls a SUNC - No, it's not a joke. It's an acronym: Suspected Unlawful Non-Citizen. SUNC. And the boats have been given the title of SIEV: Suspected Illegal Entry Vessel. SIEV. SUNC. Quite unfortunate titles, aren't they? ( Pause) If you think Ari walked out of the ocean and into the arms of the coastguard... and thrown into detention immediately - think again. Ari's is an amazing story, lemme tell ya. I should know - I was there...

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