The story is one of corruption that begins in the office of the Minister for Major Development, jumps to the board room of a private concrete firm and finishes in the waiting room to the Warden's office in a high security prison.

The Way Things Work has been described as a jigsaw comedy thriller. It's basically about men and corruption.

  • political comedy
  • 90
  • 2 total
  • 2 male identifying
  • 18+
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


Search for details of past productions at

AusStage provides an accessible research facility for investigating live performance in Australia.

Search by play title and/or playwright name
Results will open in a new window

PLEASE NOTE: You will be directed to for search results; Australian Plays Transform is not responsible for their completeness. Refer to our terms of use.

SKU: ASC-2270 Category:

We acknowledge that we live and create on unceded lands. We pay our respects to the First Peoples of Australia, and to their elders past, present and future.

© Australian Plays Transform 2024