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24 Feb 2012
We sat down with Chris as the Showcase plays were nearing their first audiences to discuss the process, the plays themselves, and what the National Play Festival is actually all about.
23 Feb 2012
Debut playwright Victoria Haralabidou talks about her experiences at the National Play Festival 2012.
22 Feb 2012
Gary Abrahams talks about the development of his latest play, an adaption from Zola. This interview was recorded at the National Play Festival 2012, on the first day of rehearsal for a moved reading of the piece.
6 Feb 2012
Playwrights invited to apply for $30,000 script development awards Applications are now open for The R E Ross Trust Playwrights’ Script Development Awards 2012. The Awards are open to Victorian-based playwrights and deliver a total of $30,000 to support the development of plays as works-in-progress.
17 Jan 2012
Griffin Theatre is hosting a forum discussion featuring creative artists from the three major stage and film incarnations of The Boys by Gordon Graham.
5 Jan 2012
Emerging playwright Alison Rooke reflects on her experiences at the Lark Play Development Center in New York City.
4 Jan 2012
The Max Afford Award is an initiative of the late Thelma May Afford in memory of her husband, Max Afford. She wanted to provide young writers with the incentive to improve their creative writing as well as to enhance the general public’s appreciation of Australian drama and playwrights.
14 Dec 2011
PlayWriting Australia has announced the Showcase season for its National Play Festival in 2012. The five selected plays will be presented in the form of a polished reading.
1 Dec 2011
MKA Artistic Director Tobias Manderson-Galvin talks about his controversial new play, which he describes as 'agitprop.'
25 Nov 2011
Ilbijerri Theatre Company's latest production is a play derived from official testimonies before a 1881 Government Inquiry into the ‘Coranderrk Aboriginal Reserve’ in Victoria.