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2 Aug 2012
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
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
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
AustralianPlays.org reports on an Australian play on stage: Triangle by Glyn Roberts at MKA Theatre of New Writing in Melbourne.
20 Jul 2012
AustralianPlays.org reports on an Australian play on stage: Reg Cribb's Unaustralia at La Mama in Melbourne.
12 Jul 2012
The Australian Writers’ Guild has announced the nominations for the 45th annual AWGIE Awards. The winners will be announced on 24 August.
4 Jul 2012
We're in the process of adding some new scripts to BlakStage, our showcase of contemporary Indigenous scripts. Here's a short play by Andrea James.
3 Jul 2012
We're in the process of adding some new scripts to BlakStage, our showcase of contemporary Indigenous scripts. Here's the first of them, a short play by Colleen Johnson.
2 Jul 2012
In recognition of NAIDOC Week, here's a round-up of some of the Indigenous theatre and performance that's now on around the country...
20 Jun 2012
Applications are invited for the 2012 Kate Challis (RAKA) Award for Indigenous playwrights. The award will acknowledge an outstanding play that has been produced professionally in the past five years.