WELCOME TO OUR BOOKSHOP
Here you can find a small selection of books published by Creative Director, Sally McLean:
CHASING PEGASUS (A PLAY IN TEN CHORDS) BY SALLY MCLEAN (PAPERBACK)
A celebration of what makes us different, and through that discovery, a recognition of what makes us ultimately the same, “CHASING PEGASUS (A PLAY IN TEN CHORDS)” focuses on the continuing quest of humankind to become more than the sum of our parts. A housewife, two teenagers, a school teacher, an ex-singer, a deaf girl, an accountant, a book shop owner and a shop assistant. What do these people have in common? They are all members of the Serendipity Book Club and they are all about to embark on an unexpected journey.
WHAT THE CRITICS SAID:
“… an engaging, beautifully written and staged night of theatre that doesn’t disappoint.” – Theatre Australia
“… engaging … insightful … interesting characters, inspiring stories and a feel-good, uplifting message, Chasing Pegasus provides an ultimately engaging hour of theatre.” – Radio 3RRR
“… confronting, thought provoking and engaging … this play is an experience that shouldn’t be missed.” – Theatre Alive
TALKING WITH MYSELF – A COLLECTION OF POETICAL MONOLOGUES BY SALLY MCLEAN (PAPERBACK)
“Talking With Myself (a collection of poetical monologues)” is a collection of Sally McLean’s works from 1990-2010, a period of time that saw her living in London and LA, as well as her home town of Melbourne. It is a deeply personal work, a documentation of one girl’s rite of passage into adulthood, but one that many have identified with from all over the world. Initially presented as a highly popular online collection, this book version, lavishly illustrated with Sally’s own digital artworks, is now available for all those who have a love of books, a love of poetry and a love of life.
WHAT THE CRITICS SAID:
“As far as criticisms go, our panel of adjudicators agreed on thing alone – we’d like some more!” – City Lights and Sketches Poetry Society, Australian National University
“I read one amazing poem and I was hooked. This lady stirs me like no other – a phenomenal poet. Let me just say her poetry will make you an avid fan of both her and her work.” – Kerry Goncleaves, Editor, Whillow.com
O FOR A MUSE OF FIRE – QUOTES ON ACTING FROM PIONEERS OF THE STAGE BY SALLY MCLEAN (PAPERBACK)
Volume 1 of the ActorSpeak collection of works, “O For A Muse Of Fire” is a collection of quotes about acting and the creative process from the pioneers of theatre craft, sourced from down through the ages and around the world.
With contributions from leading lights of the theatre world in days gone by, from Aristotle to Edwin Booth to Dame Ellen Terry to Mae Busch and more, paired with original pop art renditions of each author’s likeness by editor, Sally McLean, this volume makes the perfect addition to any actor or theatrical afficionado’s literary collection.
Ideal for providing that moment of inspiration or edification, this easy to access and fully researched volume brings many rediscovered gems of wisdom and hard-won experience back to light for a whole new generation of artists to digest and enjoy.