Cover shows Caroline O’Connor in Bombshells. Photos: Jeff Busby
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Bombshells is a play by Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith.
Six monologues made famous by the diva Caroline O'Connor, exposing six women balancing their inner and outer lives with humour and often desperate cunning. They range in age from a feisty teenager to a 64-year-old widow yearning for the unexpected.
- Performer: Caroline O'Connor
- Director: Simon Phillips
- Designer: Shaun Gurton
- Composer: Elena Kats-Chernin
- Lighting Designer: David Murray
This production was revived at the same venue from 26 February 2004 and transferred to the York Theatre, Seymour Centre, Sydney, Australia, from 30 April 2004.
A reduced version—consisting of four monologues—was presented as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe at the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, Scotland, from 6 August 2004. The performer again was Caroline O’Connor, directed by Simon Phillips.
This production—now consisting of all six monologues—transferred to the Arts Theatre, London, England, on 3 September 2004.
Four of the monologues from Bombshells were televised by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in November 2003.