Holding the Man (2nd edition)


Holding the Man is based on Timothy Conigrave’s celebrated memoir of the same name, which won the 1995 UN Human Rights Award for Non-Fiction and was voted one of Australia’s top 100 favourite books. Tommy Murphy’s stage adaptation faithfully captures the book’s heart-wrenchingly honest portrayal of a fifteen-year relationship, but also succeeds in transforming it into a unique theatrical experience that is wholly his own. The play won multiple awards and had seasons across Australia and internationally.

  • adaptation, drama, naturalism/realism, puppetry
  • 140
  • 6 total
  • 2 male identifying, 4 gender unspecified
  • love, lgbtqia+, grief, coming of age, adolescence
  • 18+
  • queerphobic language, bullying, adult language
  • yes
  • young adult, adult
  • Currency Press


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