DEADLINE – stage version


Cliff Wheeler, disenchanted journalist, is stranded at the remote Nulla Downs Roadhouse. The proprietor, Maxie Bishop, seems to be hiding an intriguing guest who could be the source of a breakthrough story for Cliff's languishing career. As supplies and sanity diminish, Cliff is forced to question the ethics of exposing those who have suffered to the public eye. Is he hallucinating? Who is playing the violin and why does it affect him so powerfully? Will he face his demons, stop writing drivel for the Territory tabloid and tackle his long-neglected novel?

  • comedy drama - naturalistic with surreal elements
  • 35
  • 2 total
  • 1 female identifying, 1 male identifying
  • 18+
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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