Master Of His Domain


A comedy about the fragility of relationships and how we face our final years.

Shorty is a reluctant resident at Glenview Nursing Home, neglected by his family, filling his days complaining about the world and imagining sexually charged dramas with the other residents. He has an affectionately caustic relationship with his long term nurse Gloria. Life isn’t what he’d call enjoyable, but it is tolerable, until one day his routine is turned upside down. After a family emergency, Gloria disappears. Her replacement, Angela, is a stickler for the rules and worse, seems to lack a sense of humour. How on earth is he going to survive?

Escaping the confines of Glenview, he tracks Gloria down, but is forced to face the reality of his future without her.

“It’s been a long time since I’ve been to see a theatrical performance that the audience was still talking about three hours after it was all over. There we were, heatedly debating our futures…old age, a subject many of us would like to avoid. When art becomes reality (or reality becomes art) and gives us something interesting to talk about, it’s done its job. Some superb lines from the pen of Virginia Proud delivered by an excellently cast quartet, makes this a night worth every single forint and more” – Mary Murphy, Budapest Times

  • dramatic comedy
  • 80
  • 4 total
  • 2 female identifying, 2 male identifying
  • 18+
  • young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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