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Dirty People

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Five characters sit in a dingy, dirty Sydney bar, complaining about their lives.

They're rude, they're selfish and they're honest. But this isn't a run of the mill night. Lucy isn't really there for a date, and The Waiter knows something he shouldn't.

As the night unfolds chaos ensues at the hands of a near murder. The more that is uncovered, the dirtier it gets.

A snapshot of a self-obsessed generation beneath a gritty, funny surface, Dirty People is a comment on the people we love to hate. Opening with a trial run in Sydney to outstanding reviews and a four-star tour to Western Australia, this new Australian work has been acclaimed by those who hate the characters and those who love them.

“All cast and crew are to be commended for this awe-inspiring work, that serves as a reminder of just how good new Australian theatre can be” - Theatre Now

“Dirty People is a funky, fun energised show, tightly woven and filled with the thrilling promise of a budding new generation and their particular voice” - The AU Review

"…Dirty People is a tight comedy thriller that hangs together with impressive ease through a tricksy maze of parallel scenes.” - The West Australian

  • comedy
  • 70
  • 5 total
  • 2 female identifying, 3 male identifying
  • young people
  • 18+
  • teen, young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


  • MONOLOGUES
  • PRODUCTION HISTORY

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The Waiter

Male | 20s | under 3 minutes
Starts on page 61

EXTRACT: THE WAITER (Into phone) Oiiiii, maaaatttteeee. Fuck’s up? ... Mate? ... Sorry Gran, wrong number. ... I said: SORRY GRAN. WRONG NUMBER. Hangs up. Re-dials. ... Oiiiii, maaaatttteeee. Fuck’s up? ... Yeahnah, yeahnah I’m good mate. Mate, you’ll never believe it. I’m at the bar, right, mindin’ my own biz, like, whatever, doin’ my job and that, and over-hear this girl talkin’, and she’s gettin’ all riled up and serious and whatnot, right, and I’m listenin’ to this and I’m like "oh shit oh shit what’s this chick goin’ on about", right, and I’m listenin’ and I’m listenin’, and she...

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