Mary Rachel Brown


Mary has an Associate Diploma in performing Arts and is the recipient of the following: National Playwriting Awards – 2016 Lysicrates Prize, The 2008 Rodney Seaborn Award, 2007 Max Affords Award and The 2006 Griffin Award.

Her play, Last Letters has been in repertory at the Australia War Memorial for the last eight years and her most recent work Dead Cat Bounce opened Griffin Theatre Company’s 2019 season.

Her most notable work is The Dapto Chaser which was commissioned and developed by Merrigong and re-produced by Apocalypse Theatre for Griffin Independent, Glenn St Theatre and Hothouse. The play was recently screened at Dendy Cinemas as part of Australian National Theatre Live’s program.

Other works for the stage include All My Sleep and Waking - Apocalypse Thea-tre, Permission to Spin - Apocalypse Theatre, Inside Out - Christine Dunstan Productions, Die Fledermaus (Adaption) - Sydney Conservatorium of Music, National Security And The Art Of Taxidermy - The Glynn Nicholas Group.

Mary’s TV credits include sketch writing for The Elegant Gentleman’s Guide to Knife Fighting for ABC and several episodes of Home and Away for Chanel 7. Mary is a proud member of The Australian Writers Guild and a supporter of Women in Theatre and Screen.

ALL MY SLEEP AND WAKING  add to cart
AUSTRALIAN GOTHIC  add to cart
THE DAPTO CHASER  add to cart
DEAD CAT BOUNCE  add to cart
INSIDE OUT  add to cart
PERMISSION TO SPIN  add to cart