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.
Sewell’s passionate examination of the way political power can corrupt the individual and society at large is now published in a radically revised edition following its revival at Belvoir Street Theatre in Sydney in 1995.
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...
|THE GOLDEN AGE by Louis Nowra||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|
|THE CHAPEL PERILOUS by Dorothy Hewett||add to cart|
|THE TOUCH OF SILK by Betty Roland||add to cart|
|DON'S PARTY by David Williamson||add to cart|
|THE GHOSTS TRILOGY by Janis Balodis||add to cart|