Summer of the Aliens
Directed by: Angela Chaplin
Written by: Louis Nowra
Location: Sydney Theatre Company
Production Dates: August 11, 1992 - September 25, 1992

It is 1962 and the world is worried about the Cuban missile crisis, except for Lewis, a youth on the cusp of manhood, growing up in a Melbourne housing commission suburb. He is preoccupied by flying saucer, much to the disgust of his friend Brian who can think only of losing his virginity. Lewis finds a natural soulmate in local tom-boy, Dulcie, who has her own confusions about approaching womanhood. And then out of nowhere Lewis's errant father returns to stay, as if he had never gone.
Cast & Characters
Maggie Blinco, Mitchell Butel, Toni Collette (Bev/Beatrice), Penny Cook, Nicholas Eadie, Benjamin Franklin, Chris Haywood, Damon Herriman, Cindy Pan, Sara Zwangobani