The play's narrator, Rosebud, is a sensitive bloom raised on the arid soils of Adelaide. She is her mother's pride and joy until she is plucked and taken to the underworld of steamy, sensuous Sydney -- land of the glitter ball. Her abductor is Marigold, 6 ft. 2 in. tall, a flannelette shirted butch lesbian unlike anyone Rosebud has ever seen before. By Marigold's side, Rosebud explores her budding lesbian femme persona and struggles with her friends, family and the mandatory lesbian collective to arrive at a place of full bloom and sensuality. The text is at times comic, erotic and poetic as it explores the erotic potential of the floral motifs which resonate throughout.

  • tragicomedy/poetic erotica
  • 75
  • 1 total
  • 1 female identifying
  • young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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