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This Heaven by Nakkiah Lui

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"Her [Nakkiah Lui] first full-length work burns with anger and passion and explodes in its final moments." — Benjamin Neutze, Time Off

THEMES: Family, Justice, Anger, Indigenous deaths in Custody

CHARACTER AGES: 19 - 50

Length
LENGTH: 1.5 Hours
Cast Size
CAST SIZE: 5 - 6 Cast Members
Target Audience
TARGET AUDIENCE: Adult
   PLAYWRIGHT: Nakkiah Lui
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Synopsis: Sissy Gordon’s father died in custody at Mount Druitt Police Station. The cops got a fine, Sissy’s family got $9,000 and no one is allowed to speak about it. Sissy is about to become a lawyer but tonight lawyers and the law are beside the point. Tonight the night is dirty and heavy, and the moon is swollen and bright. Everyone knows that on nights like this things happen.

PRODUCTION HISTORY: This Heaven was first produced by Belvoir, premiering downstairs at the Belvoir Street Theatre on February 9, 2013.

ISBN: 978 1 925338 20 1

Published as part of Downstairs at Belvoir — Volume 2 alongside Cinderella by Matthew Whittet and Is This Thing On? by Zoë Coombs Marr


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