'At the heart of every story lies the reason for telling it. 

Sometimes these reasons are personal and therapeutic, and sometimes the story takes on a social/political role – a national metaphor – and is told for the benefit of many.'

                                                                                                                      - Wesley Enoch, 2007


Featured Scripts


 

 

'At the heart of every story lies the reason for telling it. Sometimes these
reasons are personal and therapeutic, and sometimes the story takes on a 
social/political role – a national metaphor – and is told for the benefit of many.'

- Wesley Enoch, 2007


Also available

THE PROMISE by Jadah Milroy

The Promise is a musical drama with a full existing score by Dalmazio Babare. Vikala's ...

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A CULTURAL LESSON by Jim Everett

Included in the [http://australianplays.org/oftheisland/view-the-scripts Of The Island Col...

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BROTHERS WRECK by Jada Alberts

Mob can’t survive like that, you can’t survive like that. We gotta talk to eac...

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THE STORY OF THE MIRACLES AT COOKIE'S TABLE by Wesley Enoch

"Let this table be a home for me. Let it be a home for all the lost and the hungry. May al...

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WILDCAT FALLING by Alan Becher et al

Nineteen-year old anti-hero Wildcat has been released from Fremantle Jail after serving an...

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NO SUGAR by Jack Davis

Commissioned for the 1985 Perth Festival, this is the spirited story of the Millimurra fam...

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THE CAKE MAN by Robert Merritt

Published in CP-359 Plays of the 70s Volume 2 This landmark play portrays life on a mis...

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YANAGAI! YANAGAI! by Andrea James

Munarra is a black woman, thrown from the skies into the Dreaming so that she may heal her...

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MURRAS by Eva Johnson

Published in CP-100 Australian Women's Drama: Texts and Feminisms An Aboriginal woman, ...

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BARBARA AND THE CAMP DOGS by Alana Valentine et al

I want to be extreme Unreasonably rude I like to spit and scream Inappropriately cru...

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YIBIYUNG by Dallas Winmar

[https://australianplays.org/reddoor/scripts-interviews A RED DOOR PUBLICATION] This is...

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THE SEASON by Nathan Maynard

[https://australianplays.org/reddoor/scripts-interviews A RED DOOR PUBLICATION] Include...

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WELCOME TO COUNTRY by Colleen Johnson

The main character, Mavis, is an Aboriginal grandmother who is babysitting her four grandc...

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BUCKLEY'S HOPE by Ernie Blackmore

In 1955, following the death of her husband, young Aboriginal woman Maree Turner reluctant...

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BITIN' BACK by Vivienne Cleven

Published in CP-1488 Contemporary Indigenous Plays Adapted from her award-winning novel...

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THE DREAMERS by Jack Davis

With humane irony the Western Australian poet, Jack Davis gives a painful insight into the...

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ONLY GAMMON by Anthony Newcastle

From Australia's first full-time and on-going indigenous theatre company come these texts ...

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GOT NO DOT by Sam Cook

A day in the life of Ol Girl, Arrnt, Uncle, Brothaboy, Sistagirl, Cuz and Token Whitey as ...

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THE DALY RIVER GIRL by Tessa Rose

The Daly River Girl was written and performed by Tessa Rose, directed by Alex Galeazzi and...

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CONVERSATIONS WITH THE DEAD by Richard Frankland

Imagine that you're a Koorie, that you're in your mid-twenties, that your job is to look i...

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RAINBOW'S END by Jane Harrison

Published in CP-1488 Contemporary Indigenous Plays Set in the 1950s in the northern Vic...

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THE FEVER AND THE FRET by Jub Clerc

The Fever and the Fret follows Lizzy and her grandparents over two decades as they navigat...

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ENUFF by John Harding

A violent uprising is planned for Reconciliation Day in a future Australia. Will retributi...

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WALTZING THE WILARRA by David Milroy

Charlie, Elsa and Fay take you on a musical journey back to 1940s post-war Perth. Against ...

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CROW FIRE by Jadah Milroy

The story of a young, urban Indigenous Australian woman and a man from a desert community ...

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KING HIT by David Milroy

Published in CP-1488 Contemporary Indigenous Plays An acclaimed play that strikes at th...

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UP THE ROAD by John Harding

A celebration of life, love and family set in the remote Aboriginal community of Flat Cree...

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BELONGING by Tracey Rigney

Follows the taunts and temptations of a school girl, and her personal struggle to remain t...

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WE ARE SURVIVORS by Jim Everett

Included in the [http://australianplays.org/oftheisland/view-the-scripts Of The Island Col...

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UP THE LADDER by Roger Bennett

This play evokes the blood and sweat, the smell of the sawdust and the momentary fame of t...

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CASTING DOUBTS by Maryanne Sam

A funny and at times heart-wrenching play about an actors' casting agency with more colour...

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Script submissions

All titles listed on Australian Plays, including those featured in BlakStage, are either published by one of our partners, such as Currency or Playlab, or have been accepted into the Australian Script Centre’s catalogue.

We welcome the submission of unsolicited scripts to BlakStage. Information on the eligibility, submission and assessment of scripts can be found here.