Silence is a play for three Vietnamese women. It is running for the third season from May 19 – June 6 2010 at La Mama Courthouse Theatre. Starring Ai Diem Le, Diana Nguyen and Gabrielle Chan it will feature bunraku puppetry by Penelope Bartlau and a new sound design by Simon Charles.
In 2010 Silence will tour Victoria courtesy of VicHealth.
It also had a work in progress season at La Mama in 2008. Silence starred Hai Ha Le, Ai Diem Le and Mong Diep.
Silence is about the secrets and spirits that haunt us from within. A family reunited by a death anniversary have to face the possessiveness of history and put the past to rest.
An extract of Silence was published in Peril’s third edition. You can buy the script of Silence from Currency Press in Sydney.