When plague breaks out in the year 1600, two actors decide to reskill by enrolling in a drama course. But the Drama School is strangely modern, the professor is obsessed with getting sponsorship and life revolves around a temperamental photocopier. Fair Copy gently pokes fun at modern technology and education, but underneath it challenges the very notion of "reality". How can the actors know both the playwright, Will Shakespeare, and the character, Hamlet? Are we in the sixteenth century or the twenty-first? Is "Alfred" a boy or a woman? Or is everyone just in another play?

  • magical realist comedy
  • 50
  • 6 total
  • 2 female identifying, 4 male identifying
  • 18+
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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