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14 Sep 2012

The mysterious language of dread in The Splinter

Playwright Hilary Bell talks about her latest investigation of the darker side of life, a play in the 'Gothic horror' tradition that was commissioned by the Sydney Theatre Company...
10 Sep 2012

Just another exploding galaxy

Fringe festivals are a time of new discoveries, for audiences and participants alike. We caught up emerging playwright Ildiko Susany who's preparing a show for Sydney Fringe 2012.
3 Sep 2012

The world of Lachlan Philpott

Lachlan Philpott's reputation as one of the country's outstanding playwrights was cemented with a recent AWGIE win. In this Fresh Ink video, he talks about his process and inspirations.
29 Aug 2012

A rom-com for the Fringe

Fringe festivals are a time of new discoveries, for audiences and participants alike. We caught up with a debut playwright called Monica Zanetti, who's preparing a show for Sydney Fringe 2012.
27 Aug 2012

AWGIE winners announced

The Australian Writers’ Guild has announced the recipients of the 45th annual AWGIE Awards.
27 Aug 2012

Griffin's new AD to focus on new writing, diversity

Griffin Theatre Company today announced that Lee Lewis has been appointed its new Artistic Director.
21 Aug 2012

Tom's picks for August

Every month or so our Literary Manager Tom Healey delves into our extensive catalogue and suggests plays suitable for secondary teachers, for tertiary study and for community theatre groups.
15 Aug 2012

Rodney Seaborn call for entries

Applications are invited for the Rodney Seaborn Playwrights Award to develop a new play or approved performing arts project.
9 Aug 2012

Victorian Premier's Literary Awards shortlist

The shortlisted plays in the drama category of the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards have been announced. There are five annual award categories (fiction, non-fiction, drama, poetry, young adult) each with a prize of $25 000.
2 Aug 2012

2012 tertiary auditions

It's application season as universities around Australia call for new entrants to their performing arts courses. We've compiled an overview of the contemporary Australian plays we have available, of those that are listed in the application and audition materials for NIDA, WAAPA and the University of Ballarat.

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