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22 Jan 2014

Australian plays on stage - January 2014

16 Dec 2013

Baby 'X'

Tom Healey shares his take on this new release from Red Door: My first contact with this remarkable play was at the 2006 Australian National Playwrights’ Conference (now rebranded as the Playwriting Australia National Play Festival). Vivienne had written a play entitled Nowheresville, which had won the Max Afford award (designed to encourage and develop emerging playwrights). Part of the prize was a workshop slot at the conference and, as the then curator I was enormously excited to have Viv as part of my playwright’s contingent...
13 Dec 2013

This is Where We Live

Tom Healey shares his take on this new release from Red Door: My first contact with this remarkable play was at the 2006 Australian National Playwrights’ Conference (now rebranded as the Playwriting Australia National Play Festival). Vivienne had written a play entitled Nowheresville, which had won the Max Afford award (designed to encourage and develop emerging playwrights). Part of the prize was a workshop slot at the conference and, as the then curator I was enormously excited to have Viv as part of my playwright’s contingent...
27 Nov 2013

Tom's picks for November - Schools

Every month or so our Literary Manager Tom Healey delves into our extensive catalogue and suggests plays suitable for secondary teachers.
19 Nov 2013

Tom's picks for November - Tertiary

Every month or so our Literary Manager Tom Healey delves into our extensive catalogue and suggests plays suitable for tertiary study.
13 Nov 2013

Tom's picks for November - Community Theatre

Every month or so our Literary Manager Tom Healey delves into our extensive catalogue and suggests plays suitable for community theatre groups.
8 Nov 2013

Revisiting the plays of Jim Everett

Over the past year we have been working with the Salamanca Arts Centre and Tasmanian Aboriginal playwright Jim Everett to revisit his early plays and examine their influence nearly three decades on.
23 Oct 2013

New playwriting commission

In a very exciting announcement, Rock Surfers Theatre Company and Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder (CJZ) are proud to announce the inaugural CJZ/Rock Surfers New Writing Commission. In its first year the commission, worth $12,500, will be open to any writer nationally that has had a work produced or published since the Rock Surfers were founded in 1997.
22 Oct 2013

Tom's picks for October - Community Theatre

Every month or so our Literary Manager Tom Healey delves into our extensive catalogue and suggests plays suitable for community theatre groups.
15 Oct 2013

Tom's picks for October - Tertiary

Every month or so our Literary Manager Tom Healey delves into our extensive catalogue and suggests plays suitable for tertiary study.

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