SHORT + SWEET THEATRE
Dr Matthews visits Mrs Johnson and her son Antony who live in Christchurch, New Zealand. They have faced many adversities in their lives, including the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011. Dr Matthews may or may not have a solution to their problems.
Writer Emily Duncan
Director Dan Greer
Producer Helena-Jane Kilkelly
Prospect Park Productions
Prospect Park Productions (NZ) was established in 2016 by producer, H-J Kilkelly, and writer, Emily Duncan. Formed to create and produce original NZ theatre, we place a strong emphasis on writer driven projects, highlighting women in the industry, and supporting practitioners to grow professionally and create quality works.
Emily Duncan is an award-winning playwright based in Dunedin. She won Playmarket’s Plays For The Young competition in 2013 with Eloise In The Middle and was runner-up in the same competition with Le Sujet Parle: And Then He Shot Me in 2014. Eloise was published by Playmarket in the anthology Here/Now in 2015.
Emily’s most recent play, Hold Me, premiered at BATS theatre in September 2016. She submitted her PhD thesis in August this year, which included a full-length playscript, Waipiata. Emily is currently working on a commission for the Young and Hungry 2017 Festival of New Theatre, entitled Fallen Angels.