M u d l a r k N o . 1 9 ( 2 0 0 2 )
Smith Street: a melodrama in three acts
(or, Sunset Clause)
Smith Street (Between Heaven and Hell)
by John Kinsella, Tracy Ryan, and Steve Chinna
SMITH STREET was first performed by Theatre Studies students at the Dolphin Theatre, the University of Western Australia, on 24 May, 2001, with the following cast.
ANGEL Romy Kennedy
Directed by Steve Chinna
ANGEL, a young prostitute
Should be in some way arranged into three distinct sections: Hell, Earth and Heaven. Smith Street winds through all three zones so that the characters can move back and forth between them. There is a conspicuous belltower. There is a peepshow which may simply be depicted by a banner bearing that name, possibly with a rainbow flag. There are blocks of flats, anonymous-looking, as well as a "Tuscan Splendour" in which Mrs Walpurgis lives. We can see into this house. There is a courtroom and the dilapidated interior of a squat.
Act 1: Scene One | Scene Two | Scene Three | Scene Four
Act 2: Scene One | Scene Two | Scene Three | Scene Four
Act 3: Scene One | Scene Two | Scene Three | Scene Four