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Jennifer Compton

JENNIFER COMPTON  (1949 - )

Nationality:    New Zealander
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below is a list of Jennifer Compton's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

Adolf, Fantasies Between Bars         All The Time In The World         Barefoot         Big Picture, The         Crossfire         Getting To Know You Time         Julia's Song         One Of Those Girls         Quick Brown Fox, The         Stream Of Consciousness         They're Playing Our Song



Adolf, Fantasies Between Bars

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1st Produced:
-    1978

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Genre:
Play One act

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Further Reference:
Script in the Hanger Collection, Fryer Library, University of Queensland, Australia. http://www.Austlit.edu.au >>>,

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All The Time In The World

Synopsis:
Barbara has retired to a small cottage in the countryside. Three visitors all turn up at the same time, an ex-lover, her uncle and her sister

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Genre:
Full-Length 90 mins Play/Drama

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Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Barefoot

Synopsis:
about women with a passion for passion

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1st Produced:
-    1994

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1st Published:
in Passion : six new short plays Australian women / edited by Ros Horin. Sydney : Currency Press, 1994    086-8194239

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Genre:
farce One act

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Male:  1            Female:  3            Other:  doubling

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Big Picture, The

Synopsis:
Fran, Mandy and Joy, single mothers living at the end of the road in some neglected country town, support each other with jokes about Tupperware and faithless men, fighting with hope the realisation that they are trapped in a cycle of poverty and despair. 'Seriously funny' is how Jennifer Compton describes the lives of her three heroines. 'If you don't laugh you gonna cry'

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Currency Press, Sydney,    -

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Genre:
2 act Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Crossfire

Synopsis:
By comparing family life in the 1910s with the 1970s, Crossfire raises sensitive questions about women's imprisonment by, and liberation from, domestic structures

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1st Published:
in Plays of the 70s Vol 3, Sydney : Currency Press, 2001   086-8195995

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Genre:
Play One act

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Getting To Know You Time

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Genre:
One act

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Male:  5            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Julia's Song

Synopsis:
With her young children in bed Julia talks about her life

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Genre:
Monologue play

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  1            Other:  -

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One Of Those Girls

Synopsis:
Carole is not looking forward to yet another dinner party

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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Quick Brown Fox, The

Synopsis:
a poet tries to juggle her writing career and her marital one

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Genre:
One act

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  1 boy; 1 girl

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Stream Of Consciousness

Synopsis:
The people in Em's life

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1st Produced:
-    1970

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Genre:
Drama

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  2            Other:  -

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They're Playing Our Song

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