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.
Commissioned for the 1985 Perth Festival, this is the spirited story of the Millimurra family's stand against government 'protection' policies in 1930s Australia. No Sugar is set in Northam, Western Australia. It tells the story of the fight for survival of the...
A sprawling stage adaptation of Tim Winton’s award-winning novel. Cloudstreet chronicles the lives of two working class Australian families - the Pickles and the Lambs - who come to live together in a large house called Cloudstreet in Perth over a period of twenty years, 1943...
|THE BLIND GIANT IS DANCING by Stephen Sewell||add to cart|
|THE CHAPEL PERILOUS by Dorothy Hewett||add to cart|
|THE TOUCH OF SILK by Betty Roland||add to cart|
|THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW by Alma De Groen||add to cart|
|DON'S PARTY by David Williamson||add to cart|
|THE GHOSTS TRILOGY by Janis Balodis||add to cart|
|WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING by Andrew Bovell||add to cart|
|THE SEASON AT SARSAPARILLA by Patrick White||limited|
|SUMMER OF THE SEVENTEENTH DOLL (NEW EDITION) by Ray Lawler||add to cart|