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Teenage Plays
What is the Matter with Mary Jane?

Wendy Harmer

ISBN 0 9522224 4 2


This highly acclaimed powerful monodrama about a recovering anorexic and bulimic is based on the experiences of Australian actress Sancia Robinson. It takes the audience into the painful reality of a young woman afflicted by eating disorders.

The play is written with warmth and extraordinary honesty and includes a study guide for teachers and students written by English and drama specialists Dianne Mackenzie and Henrietta Stathopoulos. The language, humour and style of the play appeal to current youth culture and the material can be used in the secondary school classroom and for PSHE studies, drama departments in schools and colleges and amateur and professional performance.

The highly successful Australian play was first produced by the Sydney Theatre Company and this English edition is now published in the UK by Dramatic Lines.

Amateur performance licences are available from Dramatic Lines on request and cost ?18.00 per performance.?Applications for professional performance licences must be made in advance before rehearsals begin.

Performance licences are available from Dramatic Lines on request.

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