Children & Youth/ 6 Characters, 6 Either/or/ One Act
Synopsis: A brahman lets the tiger out of the cage. The hungry tiger wants to eat him – can he find anyone who disagrees with the tiger and can help him? The buffalo, the bodhi tree and the road are no use and the jackal doesn’t seem to understand anything. Or does he?
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About the Playwright: Mark Scrivener studied for three years at the Harkness Speech and Drama School, where his first play was produced when he was 20. Since then, his work has been seen at theatres including The Colonnade Theatre Company, Prometheus Productions, The Player’s Theatre Company, and The Rainbow Youth Theatre, among others. His verse play Narrow Roads to Inner Lands was broadcast on Oneword Radio in the UK, and he has had over 80 poems and other pieces published in Australian newspapers and magazines, including The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald, Quadrant Magazine, The Bulletin, Poetry Australia, and The School Magazine.His poems have also been published in anthologies from Thomas Nelson and Co. and The Paterson Literary Review, while his verse translations have appeared in Poetry Australia, Quadrant, Meanjin, and The Australian. A Master of Letters graduate (with high distinction) from the University of New England in Armidale, Australia, Mark has also toured for over 25 years as a performance poet.
The Tiger, The Brahman and the Jackal was perfomed by The Colonnade Theatre Company (Primary School Touring in Sydney), The Player’s Theatre Company (in the Bondi Pavillion Theatre), The Rainbow Youth Theatre (in Lismore).