Svetlana in Slingbacks


Svetlana in Slingbacks is about the internal world of the Fretler family, Russian migrants in Adelaide circa 1965, as seen through the eyes of a teenager, Svetlana. Set against the memories of WWII, the Cold War and the Sexual Revolution & Women's Liberation, we see how migration, assimilation and Svetlana's mother's mental illness affect the family's dreams, hopes, fantasies and stability. This play was commissioned in 1997 by Vitalstatistix (SA).

  • drama/comedy
  • 90
  • 5 total
  • 3 female identifying, 2 male identifying
  • 18+
  • teen, young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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