Was it the ice cream man? I highly, highly recommend this one. Our class Studied this in drama and it took us months to stop discussing it (we still do on occasion, 6 years later). So incredibly well written though. Auditions for The Henry Lawson Theatre’s June Production of Matt Cameron’s Ruby Moon will be on Wednesday 19th of February at 7pm. This is a quick, fun, enjoyable read. these are just notes from my teacher in class but i hope they help some How do the parents, Sylvie and Ray, cope? Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Matt Cameron does a wonderful job of leaving the reader questioning Ruby's whereabouts, the sanity of the parents, and who stole Ruby. What was your initial inspiration in writing the play ‘ Ruby Moon’? Melissa Albert burst onto the YA scene (and catapulted into readers' hearts) with her 2018 debut The Hazel Wood. One afternoon, six-year-old Ruby Moon vanished without a trace. A year after their child, Ruby Moon, has disappeared, they still grieve and search for clues about their darling Ruby. August 1st 2005 Ruby Moon Life appears to be picture perfect in Flaming Tree Grove. There were some moments that evoked confusion, but in essence, it was brilliant. didn’t really get it but it had some cool sentences. Matt Cameron 's, Ruby Moon, is an award-winning contemporary Australian playwright and screenwriter based in Melbourne which depicts a uniquely Australian landscape; employing the conventions of the Australian Gothic Theatrical style (Queensland Theatre Company, 2009). Auditions for The Henry Lawson Theatre’s June Production of Matt Cameron’s Ruby Moon will be on Sunday 23rd of February at 6pm. The story revolves around Sylvie and Ray Moon, a couple from the fictional town of Flaming … Adult Fear: The basic premise is based around this. To see what your friends thought of this book. Ruby Moon has its problems in performance, but the show's surprise twist is ruthlessly effective, and to some extent justifies the excesses and loose moments. Ruby Moon combines the elements of absurdism, gothic horror, and fairy tales with the paranoia of suburban myths as well as drawing upon from real‐life headlines about missing children. Loved it. Loved teaching this play to Year 12 Drama. In the suburban quiet of Flaming Tree Grove, life appears to be picture perfect; until the day little Ruby sets off to visit her grandmother at the end of the cul-de-sac and is never seen again. Whilst rarely performed, I often read it again and again. RUBY MOON by Matt Cameron 22/11/2013 16:51 CONTEXT OF 'RUBY MOON' Ruby Moon was first produced and performed by The Playbox and Neonheart Theatres, Melbourne in 2003. Descend into a suburban dystopia of loss and fear with this haunting production of Matt Cameron’s acclaimed Australian play for young adults, Ruby Moon. This play was absolutely captivating, I was sucked in from the very beginning, finding myself lost in the characters and the story. In Flaming Tree Grove, life appears to be picture perfect. See more ideas about costume design, ruby, matt cameron. Playbox and Neonheart production Director Aidan Fennessy described his approach: One of the most obvious contemporary theatre practice employed by Matt Cameron in Ruby Moon is the primary focus upon the actor, the ”body in the space”. Ruby Moon, by Matt Cameron, July 30, 2003 Dirty Butterfly, Red Stitch, July 25, 2012 Call me Komachi by Christie Nieman, July 22, 2003 All Het Up, John & Fiona Thorn, July 17, 2003 Below by Ian Wilding, July 16, 2003 In Flaming Tree Grove, life appears to be picture perfect. It is beautifully written, and the ending was such a plot twist, and really had me questioning the rest of the play. Ogden is much closer to the mark: her grieving mum is dominated by confusion at the incomplete apprehension of loss. It genuinely gets under my skin how creepy this one is; it really is unforgettable. Steam ProductionsOwl and Pussycat, 34 Swan Street Richmond, to June 17 MATT Cameron's Poor Boy, a disturbing fairytale with songs from Tim Finn, opened the MTC's Sumner Theatre three years ago. "Where's R Parents Ray and Sylvie are devastated because the nightmare that every parent fears, has become reality. Her parents are still in the same house and spend every day lost in the Security and privacy are coveted and seclusion is its own reward. Matt Cameron's arresting new play begins like a fairytale - but ends somewhere else entirely. At least until 6 years old Ruby Moon was missing. Ruby Moon is a fractured fairytale from the dark heart of suburbia. Matt Cameron does a wonderful job of leaving the reader questioning Ruby's whereabouts, the sanity of the parents, and who stole Ruby. It’s a great play to analyse, a whodunnit in the truest sense of the word, where the answers are all there but can be interpreted in so many different ways. Would recommend to anyone who like plays that are creepy but quick, also a nice story to read/act out at halloween. Ruby Moon is an Australian play by Matt Cameron written in 2003. This is a chilling play that cleverly teeters on the edge of the real and the perceived, what is actually happening and what is only happening inside the minds of broken characters. Hi I'm doing my Director's Folio on Matt Cameron's Ruby Moon. Melissa Albert Recommends YA Tales Where the Real World Gets Real Magical. One afternoon, six-year-old Ruby Moon vanished without a trace. It’s a great play to analyse, a whodunnit in the truest sense of the word, where the answers are all there but can be interpreted in so many different ways. His earlier Ruby Moon also explores themes of grief and the death of children, and the strange ways the unknowable past is rehearsed in the minds of the living. The unanswered ending leaves room for audience participation, for the audience to ask themselves, what really happened to Ruby? i’ve read “ruby moon” two times now! Ruby Moon Bill Perrett, 2003 single work review — Appears in: The Sunday Age, 3 August 2003; (p. 9) — Review of Ruby Moon Matt Cameron, 2003 single work drama A … A contemporary Australian who-dunnit, mystery that needs more credit than it gets. The whole dynamic of the story is so thrilling and exciting, and ... READ IT! We’d love your help. I had to study this for school in Drama. This version of Matt Cameron's contemporary classic Ruby Moon offers a strange and unexpected night out at the theatre. The play leaves you guess through the whole play and dark comedy elements definitely add another layer on top of the other layers: psychological thriller, crime, and absurdest. Refresh and try again. This darkly fantastical... 'It had been one of those scorching summer days. Matt Cameron Interview about the inspiration for Ruby Moon. Welcome back. There are so many different perspectives of this book therefore, there are so many interpretations. The plot, the characters, the setting; everything was perfect. So much desperation and intrigue. by Currency Press Pty Ltd. Ogden and Gooding also play the neighbours, who get more and more eccentric as the quest progresses, unearthing sinister loners and outlandish conspiracy theories. And it has so much to say about marital relationships, parental responsibility, mental health, the death of community and being good neighbours, and dealing with loss. 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