Cloak of Feathers


Scenes from a war-ravaged town are held in stark contrast with the songs and storytelling of a raven and a soldier. 'Cloak of Feathers' is about war, silenced women and the possibility of new beginnings. The action takes place in an apocalyptic landscape.

The language is highly original, a mix of myth, poetry and vision; the raven character is an intriguing and perplexing archetype. The play is structured like music, it has a melody and a sense of being a score.

'This is an important work, and should be an extraordinarily evocative and challenging piece in performance.' Ruth Little, Literary Manager, Griffin Theatre Company, 1999

  • drama
  • 100
  • 18 total
  • 9 female identifying, 9 male identifying
  • adolescence
  • 16 to 18, 18+
  • young adult, adult, teen
  • Australian Script Centre


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