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Jane Cafarella



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Jane Cafarella is an Australian journalist, cartoonist, and playwright, based in Singapore. She began writing plays in 2008 and has since had various plays produced in Melbourne and Singapore, including short plays and monologues, a one-act play, a dinner theatre show and a pantomime. e-baby, her first full-length play, premiered in Melbourne at Chapel off Chapel in March 2015, with direction and dramaturgy by Anna McCrossin-Owen. Jane's short play Members Only, was part of the Sydney Short + Sweet Festival in February 2015 (Week 4 Top 80) and her poem She Drinks is included in the show Rhymes with Silence, produced by Joy Roberts of Improvising Change, performed in Sydney from 16-24 May 2015. Jane is also the author of A New Life Journal, a collection of newspaper columns on family life that were published over 21 years in The Age andQuality Time Magazine, with selections broadcast on the ABC Radio National program Life Matters.

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e-baby is the story of Catherine, an Australian woman living in London who has everything - a husband, a career and an international life. Everything except a child. To fulfil her dream, she hires Nellie, a mother of two and first-time surrogate living in the surrogacy friendly state of Massachusetts in the US. Together they embark on a journey that creates and changes lives. e-baby is the story of two iconic women - strangers with one goal. It is a new Australian play that shines a light on a world where new life starts with an online ad.


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Melbourne at Chapel off Chapel    Mar 2015


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