Photography: Kathy Luu

Mark Langham

Mark only began writing in 2010. His first play Nothing won the 2011 National One Act Play competition and 2012 Dolphin Theatre, Auckland, One Act Play of the Year. His play, The Bench, won the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers One Act Play competition in September 2013. He won the same competition again in 2014 with Circus which was also shortlisted for the Write Angles/Southend International Writers Festival in UK. Mark’s play Amanda premiered by Old Monk Productions at the Tap Gallery in May 2014 and was re-staged by New Theatre as part of the Sydney Fringe in the same year. Life after Pablo was staged by RGP Productions, in 2015, underneath the State Theatre. Really. He was one of the writers for subtlenuance’s 2014 project High Windows Low Doorways and their 2015 sequel And Now to Bed. In 2017 Brave New Word Theatre Co. staged the premiere of his piece Big Crow at the Actor’s Pulse in Sydney. Mark’s play Water was premiered at the NZ Fringe, Wellington in March 2019 and his latest work, We are the Himalayas will be produced by Brave New Word in Sydney, July 2019. This play is shortlisted for the Patrick White Playwriting Award, 2018.