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16 Oct 2012

Sewell takes up role at NIDA

Today NIDA has announced the appointment of Stephen Sewell as the Institute’s new Head of Writing for Performance. Stephen has won great popular and critical acclaim as a playwright, screenwriter, novelist and academic lecturer, as well as directing in both theatre and film, over a career that has spanned 30 years in the arts and entertainment industries.
26 Sep 2012

2012 Philip Parson's Young Playwright's Award

Belvoir St Theatre today announced that applications are now open for the 2012 Philip Parsons Young Playwright’s Award.
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.

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