Yen explores a childhood lived without boundaries and the consequences of being forced to grow up on your own.
Hench is 16, Bobbie is 13. They live alone with their dog, Taliban, playing PlayStation, watching porn; surviving.
Sometimes their chaotic mum, Maggie, visits; occasionally she passes out on the front lawn.
But when Jenny knocks on the door, the boys discover a world far beyond what they know, a world full of love, possibility, and danger.
After winning the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting in 2013, Anna Jordan’s Yen has taken stages by storm internationally, including The Royal Court in London and The MCC in New York.
Lucy Clements directs this Sydney premiere with actors Ryan Hodson, Jeremi Campese, Meg Clarke and Hayley Pearl.
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