Albin is a sad boy. He's got some problems and they are difficult to deal with. He's been sitting in his chair for the past three years and he needs help. This quirky comedy follows Albin's downward spiral as joy leaves his life. It shows his struggles with parents, psychiatrists and people trying to sell him stuff. Full of side-splitting jokes and wacky characters, it will make you laugh and think. Funny and sad with a poignant sense of the absurd. Cast number is 3 - 10.

  • tragi/comic
  • 35
  • 3 total
  • 1 female identifying, 2 male identifying
  • adolescence, lgbtqia+
  • 12 to 16, 16 to 18, 18+
  • all ages, children, teen
  • Australian Script Centre


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EXTRACT: This kind of attitude will get me in to trouble. It already has. I have a job. I write greeting cards. I wrote one which went; "Roses are red, Violets are blue, One day you'll be dead, And worms will eat you." Brutal; but honest. My boss said I was a wacky, zany boy and gave me 3 days off. That was 5 years ago...

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