Timothy Conigrave Holding the Man

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Holding the Man

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Based on the much loved book by Timothy Conigrave, adapted for the stage by one of Australia’s leading young playwrights.

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TOMMY MURPHY is a graduate of the University of Sydney and the National Institute of Dramatic Art. His most recent play, Saturn’s Return, was commissioned by Andrew Upton and Cate Blanchett for the Sydney Theatre Company. He lives in Sydney.

TIMOTHY CONIGRAVE was born in Melbourne in 1959 and educated at Xavier College and Monash University. He trained as an actor at the National Institute of Dramatic Art, graduating in 1984, and appeared in such plays as Brighton Beach Memoirs and As Is. He passed away in 1994 shortly after completing Holding the Man.

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"fresh, frank and funny... a wrenchingly moving love story I defy anyone with a pulse not to relate to"-London Evening Standard

"Compelling, wrenching... unflinching, devastating, moving and funny"-Sydney Morning Herald

"Tommy Murphy is a bewitching playwright of startling originality"-Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton, Artistic Directors of Sydney Theatre Company


"fresh, frank and funny... a wrenchingly moving love story I defy anyone with a pulse not to relate to"-London Evening Standard

"Compelling, wrenching unflinching, devastating, moving and funny"-Sydney Morning Herald

"Tommy Murphy is a bewitching playwright of startling originality"-Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton, Artistic Directors of Sydney Theatre Company

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