Currency Press was founded by Katharine Brisbane, then national theatre critic for The Australian, and her husband Philip Parsons. The company began in 1971 as a play publishing service but its scope has broadened well beyond that. You'll find a huge range of titles from Currency's catalogue here at AustralianPlays.org, the following is a selection of those that have earned a place as a classic in our dramatic canon.
Nowra’s vibrant play is set inside a psychiatric institution institution in 1971. Lewis, a young director, takes on the task of mounting a production of Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte in the burnt-out theatre. He becomes emotionally involved with his patients-cum-actors as his...
By Carlo Goldoni, adapted by Nick Enright and Ron Blair A rough and tumble, lightning paced world of street theatre and strolling players - the crowning glory of the Commedia del’Arte tradition that so influenced Shakespeare’s comedies and western...
|THE GHOSTS TRILOGY by Janis Balodis||add to cart|
|WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING by Andrew Bovell||add to cart|
|SUMMER OF THE SEVENTEENTH DOLL (NEW EDITION) by Ray Lawler||add to cart|
|THE SEASON AT SARSAPARILLA by Patrick White||limited|
|THE TOUCH OF SILK by Betty Roland||add to cart|
|THE CHAPEL PERILOUS by Dorothy Hewett||add to cart|
|THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW by Alma De Groen||add to cart|