Dog & Boy

Lena and her adult daughter Rose have not lived under the same roof for sixteen years. Not since Rose was convicted of murder when she was still a teenager. However, an unexpected parole release has brought Rose back to her mother and the house she grew up in as a child, nestled in the small town where the past is never forgotten. When a mysterious Dog arrives on their doorstep, harbouring a deadly secret...
Lena and her adult daughter Rose have not lived under the same roof for sixteen years. Not since Rose was convicted of murder when she was still a teenager. However, an unexpected parole release has brought Rose back to her mother and the house she grew up in as a child, nestled in the small town where the past is never forgotten. When a mysterious Dog arrives on their doorstep, harbouring a deadly secret in its belly, Mother and Daughter are forced to work together to secure a future for both of them.
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Dog & Boy

Character Information

  • Lena
    50s,
    Female
  • Rose
    30s,
    Female
  • Dog
    Big, but not fully grown,
    Any (technically male)

Awards

Finalist
,
Patrick White Playwrights' Award
,
Sydney Theatre Company
,
2019
Finalist
,
Griffin Award
,
Griffin Theatre
,
2019
Finalist
,
Rodney Seaborn Playwrights Award
,
The Seaborn Broughton & Walford Foundation
,
2018