Off the Rails


Set in the Huon Valley, the play explores the joys and challenges of being young in a rural Tasmanian community. The story follows Johnno, a 15 year old boy with a wicked sense of humour who feels judged and branded as a "bad kid" by the community. Slowly, the tragic circumstances that drive him to the brink of destruction are revealed, while the possibility of redemption is explored through the re-appearance of his long lost mother.

  • tragicomedy, naturalism
  • 50
  • 6 total
  • 3 female identifying, 3 male identifying
  • 18+
  • young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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