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Food by Steve Rodgers


THEMES: Family, sex, body image.


Cast Size
CAST SIZE: 3 - 4 Cast Members
LENGTH: 2 Hours
Target Audience
   PLAYWRIGHT: Steve Rodgers
$ 39.95
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Sisters, Elma and Nancy run a takeaway joint - their days heavy with Chiko Rolls and memories. While they quietly wage war with their past and wrangle with each other about their future, a young traveller arrives and brings with him a charm and sensuality that turns their world around. 

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"Food is — the foodie analogies are irresistibly appropriate — a nourishing and tasty theatrical dish." - Time Out Sydney

"...a delicious piece of theatre. It is adventurous while still being comforting, warm without being cloying. … you want to gobble it up and then go back for seconds." - Australian Stage

"Food is a delicious, light confection with some rewarding chewy bits." - Actor’s Green Room

"... funny and uplifting. The audience will feel that no matter how far apart you may have drifted from family or your past, it's going to be OK, you can come back together." - Sydney Morning Herald



Food premiered on April 28, 2012 at the Downstairs Theatre at Belvoir Street Theatre.  

Published as part of Downstairs at Belvoir alongside Medea by Kate Mulvany and Anne-Louise Sarks after Euripides and Old Man by Matthew Whittet


ISBN: 978 1 921390 69 2



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