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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.
27 Jul 2012

Curtin uncertain

AustralianPlays.org reports on an Australian play on stage: Ingle Knight's The Fremantle Candidate at Deckchair Theatre. It deals with the period of John Curtin's political career in which he struggled to regain the seat of Fremantle.
26 Jul 2012

Talking about The Flood

Playwright Jackie Smith and producer Moira Finucane talk to the Australian Script Centre's Gail Cork about their production, The Flood, which is touring nationally presented by Finucane & Smith and Critical Stages. The Flood has been described as "Australian Gothic horror that defines the genre."
25 Jul 2012

The uncanny in North Fitzroy

AustralianPlays.org reports on an Australian play on stage: Triangle by Glyn Roberts at MKA Theatre of New Writing in Melbourne.
20 Jul 2012

Unaustralia returns

AustralianPlays.org reports on an Australian play on stage: Reg Cribb's Unaustralia at La Mama in Melbourne.
12 Jul 2012

AWGIE nominees announced

The Australian Writers’ Guild has announced the nominations for the 45th annual AWGIE Awards. The winners will be announced on 24 August.

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