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The Reasonable Grounds 
by Emmanuelle Mattana

(this show became Trophy Boys)

Shortlisted for the Midsumma Queer Playwriting Awards in 2022, The Reasonable Grounds is a queer black comedy about privilege, power, and high school debating.

Developed in late 2021/early 2022 The work was selected as a finalist and an excerpt presented at  the Queer Playwriting Awards Showcase at Midsumma Festival 2022. I worked in both a directorial and dramaturgical capacity with playwright Emmanuelle Mattana, and together we developed the full length production of the work - Trophy Boys.

Written by Emmanuelle Mattana

Directed by Marni Mount

Starring An Dang, Polly Garret, Emily Joy, and Emmanuelle Mattana

Photography by Suzanne Balding

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