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12 Sep 2011

The 'noble savage' examined

Hilary Bell talks about her play Memmie Le Blanc, her process for working with historical sources and her views on collaboration.
1 Sep 2011

100 Aussie plays in 100 days

American dramaturg Cristin Kelly has set herself a challenge that's guaranteed to bring her up to speed with Australian culture... to read or watch an Australian play every day for 100 days.
24 Aug 2011

Cold Reading Series

The Cold Reading Series is a monthly script event in Melbourne. As the name implies, there's no rehearsal and no preparation.
8 Aug 2011

Stories in Motion

Our friends at Currency Press continue their celebration of 40 years of performing arts publishing with a special event at the Melbourne Writers’ Festival in August.
26 Jul 2011

Van Badham named Malthouse Associate Artist

Malthouse Theatre today announced the appointment of Van Badham as the company’s Associate Artist (Writing).
5 Jul 2011

Beyond the happy mystery talks to emerging playwright Joanna Erskine about her first full-length play, K.I.J.E.
4 Jul 2011

The gender agenda

A collection of articles, posts and podcasts discussing the role of gender and the representation of women in Australian and international playwriting.
30 Jun 2011

An actor writes

Actor and emerging playwright Anna Houston discusses her first produced work, In the Garden.
29 Jun 2011

RE Ross Trust Award Winners 2011

Four talented Victorian playwrights have won The RE Ross Trust Playwrights’ Script Development Awards and will share in $30,000 to aid in the development of their play scripts.
15 Jun 2011

Rick Viede wins second Griffin Award

The recipient of the Griffin Award 2011 was announced last week as Rick Veide. He previously won the award in 2008.

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