The Disappeared

by David Holmon


Age Advice: 15+

The Disappeared is a play written for Theatre Centre by David Holman in 1980. It is a play for school children of fifteen years old and over.

Argentina. 1978. The place is the great square in front of the President’s Palace in the capital city – Buenos Airies.

Every week a group of people gather, mostly women, on the grass of the Plaza di Mayo to ask about their relations and friends who have disappeared under the military rule. They have a few minutes before the Army attacks them and clears the Square. President Videla calls them the Mad Ones of the Plaza di Mayo.


Manuel Ramos
Pepe Rocha
Di Castro
Mr Hernan Ortiz
Mrs Rodriguez
Mrs Comacho
Mrs Marcantonio
Juanita Rocha

Creative Team

Writer: David Holmon
David Johnston
Designer: Marilyn Bullen

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A copy of the script is held in Theatre Centre’s archive.

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