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17 Aug 2010
The Queensland Premier's Literary Awards aim to nurture Australia's greatest talent, and to support and encourage the development of up-and-coming authors. 2010 nominees for the $15,000 Drama Script (Stage) Award include...
13 Aug 2010
All you Aussie expats and holiday makers in the UK, here's another opportunity to check out the work of an Australian playwright on the UK stage. London's Finborough Theatre is staging the world premier of Ben Ellis' new play, The Captive, in November.
23 Jun 2010
The Australian Writers’ Guild has announced the nominations for this year’s AWGIE Awards – judged by writers for writers and awarded for excellence.
The writers of Australia’s best loved stage, screen and radio have been nominated for these coveted awards, which are given for the script alone, recognising that everything starts with the written word.
Previous AWGIE award winners are in the mix again this year including Katherine Thomson, Greg Haddrick, Doug Macleod and David Williamson AO.
12 May 2010
Australian playwrights join together on the evening of the NSW Premier's Literary Awards, in response to the decision to NOT present an award for an Australian play.
29 Apr 2010
- Allison Croggan
A quick blurt, for those who think the artform that's inspired lacklustre talent like Shakespeare, Ibsen, Churchill, Beckett, Brecht, Chekhov, Bernhardt, Buchner - oh, you get the picture - isn't proper literature.
30 Mar 2010
The Griffin Award recognizes an outstanding play or performance text that displays an authentic, inventive and contemporary voice.
24 Feb 2010
The Queensland Government, through Queensland Theatre Company, is seeking submissions from artists or groups of artists for the 2010-2011 Queensland Premier’s Drama Award. Artists are invited to submit material reflective of Queensland: its politics, people, culture, history and experience.
24 Feb 2010
Can you excite, challenge and inspire an audience of 30,000 at Splendour In The Grass?
Splendid is seeking fearless young and emerging artists for two weeks of bending artforms and collaboration to create new works for Splendour in the Grass festival.
19 Feb 2010
Congratulations to the Green Room Award Nominees in the category of New Writing for the Australian Stage:
* B.C. - Rita Kalnejais,
* Goodbye Vaudeville Charlie Mudd - Lally Katz,
* The Weather and Your Health - Bethany Simons,
* When the Rain Stops Falling - Andrew Bovell,
* Wretch - Angus Cerini