Welcome to the white court of Wankalot, where tomfoolery, intrigue, insanity and murder are commonplace. King George kills servants at a whim, orders around his Royal Advisor and occasionally launches wars. Who can halt his progress? 'Queen' is an original commedia dell'arte piece, a hilarious satire on war and social paranoia that will shock and delight.

'A fantastic surrealistic farce where the characters are chess pieces. The writing is tight and the satire is biting, poking fun at the US in a political criticism that is amongst the best comic writing you could hope to see.' Simon Slade, Adelaide Theatre Guide, March 2006

  • commedia dell'arte
  • 55
  • 5 total
  • 1 female identifying, 4 male identifying
  • adolescence
  • 16 to 18, 18+
  • young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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