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...
Available here as a single edition 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...
|NO SUGAR by Jack Davis||add to cart|
|THE TOUCH OF SILK by Betty Roland||add to cart|
|DON'S PARTY by David Williamson||limited|
|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 CHAPEL PERILOUS by Dorothy Hewett||add to cart|