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.
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...
Also available in CP-510 Williamson Collected Plays Volume 2 Williamson's famous play about the uses and abuses of managerial power, which in 1976 foreshadowed the great changes that Australian football has since endured, proves even more prescient since the rise and fall of...
|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|
|SUMMER OF THE SEVENTEENTH DOLL (NEW EDITION) by Ray Lawler||add to cart|
|THE SEASON AT SARSAPARILLA by Patrick White||limited|
|THE CHAPEL PERILOUS by Dorothy Hewett||add to cart|