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Author  Mary Morris
Language  English
Media type  Print (Paperback)
Originally published  1996
Genre  Play
Adapted from  Blabber mouth
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Cover artist  Hana and Jana Hartig
Publication date  1996
ISBN  978-0-86819-421-9
Playwright  Mary Morris
Publisher  Currency Press
Country  Australia
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Blabbermouth (1996) is a play by Australian playwright Mary Morris, adapted from the book of the same name by Morris Gleitzman.

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Plot

The play concerns a young girl, Rowena, who moves to a new country town and school. Although Rowena can hear she is mute. Her widowed father has a penchant for satin cowboy shirts and embarrassing his daughter in public. This is a story about disability, friendship, fitting in, and how children and adults try to co-exist.

First Production

Blabbermouth was first produced by the Melbourne Theatre Company at The Fairfax, VAC, 10 September 1993 with the following cast:

DAD: Michael Bishop

ROWENA BATTS: Doris Younane

DARRYN/MR COSGROVE/MR FOWLER/AUCTIONEER/OFFICER/ANDY: Patrick Moffatt

MS DUNNING/YOBBO/MRS GRANGER: Merridy Eastman

AMANDA/YOBBO: Sally Cooper

MRS COSGROVE/MEGAN/YOBBO: Jane Turner

Directed by David Carlin

Designed by Trina Parker

Lighting by Greg Diamantis

References

Blabbermouth (play) Wikipedia


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