Prayer to an Iron God


Set in a small isolated outback town, this moving and gutsy play is a confronting look at the impact of a young man’s suicide on the lives of the family and friends that are left behind. The work was developed over two years with the Mosman Park Arts Foundation along with collaboration from health professionals to help address the issue of youth suicide in Australia.

  • 0
  • 4 total
  • 1 female identifying, 3 male identifying
  • 16 to 18, 18+
  • young adult, adult
  • Currency Press


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Male | 20s | 3 to 5 minutes
Starts on page 31

EXTRACT: And that's when somethin funny happens to me - I start havin really really bad thoughts about her - her skinny legs, her bony chest, all that black shit around her eyes. So I barge in ready to - I don't know what - ready to do somethin to her - but, fuck me - there she is sittin on the dunny with a stick in her arm, eyes rollin back in her head. Jesus I panicked. Never seen that sort of shit before. Got on the phone to Mr Andrews, one of the footy guys, and he's like, 'Get her out of there! Put her back where you found her!'

Adult themes, Adult language

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