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After his mother dies, Johnny, an abused young man, explores the seedy urban underworld, searching for love, sexual identity and understanding. But he is drawn into the trap of drugs, prostitution and self destruction.
Go By Night has been produced in Australia and the USA. It has been translated into Spanish with a title change to "Johnny Chico" and toured widely in Spain.
"Stephen House's fine writing avoids all the usual stereotypes."
- The Chicago Tribune
"A very good piece of writing." - The Advertiser
"House's confronting, passionate new work casts a vivid light on a quest for identity by a young working class gay man." - The Sunday Mail
"The writing, though confronting is pithy, lyrical and humorous."
- The Sunday Times
"A heartbreaking, powerful and moving monologue... a character that will stay inside of us forever."
- Vista Teatral
"A brave and groundbreaking text from the Australian poet and playwright, Stephen House."
- Hoy Magazine
"An absolute theatrical marvel... the play of the moment... the performance of the year"
- Cinema Gravia
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Male | Teen | over 10 minutes
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EXTRACT: This is what its like to be alone again. (Looks out window) A Piping Shrike. Picking happily through the grass. A bird alone. How are you feeling today bird? Hey bird. Don't smile. You're out there and I'm in here. (Lights. Paces) I wasn't saying nothing to no one. Yeh, yeh, Fuck you too. Sorry, no nothing. I didn't say nothing. OK. Alright, anything. Alright. Alright. I did say Fuck you. My mistake.Adult themes, Adult language