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Joanna Murray-Smith Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best New Comedy
Joanna Murray-SmithThe Female Of The Species

Joanna Murray-Smith News

Urban Stages Adds Performance of GRATITUDE by Oren Safdie Photo Urban Stages Adds Performance of GRATITUDE by Oren Safdie
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022

Due to popular demand, the critically acclaimed play GRATITUDE written by playwright Oren Safdie, and directed by Maria Mileaf, will add an additional performance on Monday, June 27 at 7:30 PM.

World Premiere Of A New Adaptation Of A DOLL'S HOUSE Opens At Ensemble Theatre This W Photo World Premiere Of A New Adaptation Of A DOLL'S HOUSE Opens At Ensemble Theatre This Week
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022

Mark Kilmurry, Artistic Director, Ensemble Theatre is thrilled to announce the World Premiere of a new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's A DOLL'S HOUSE by one of Australia's best known contemporary playwrights, Joanna Murray-Smith.

2022 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Awarded to Benedict Lombe for LAVA Photo 2022 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Awarded to Benedict Lombe for LAVA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

The 2022 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to U.K. playwright Benedict Lombe for her debut play Lava. In a special presentation at Shakespeare's Globe in London, the Blackburn Prize judges presented Lombe with a cash prize of $25,000, and a signed limited-edition print by renowned artist Willem de Kooning, created especially for the Prize. 

BWW Interview: Imogen Stubbs Talks CLYBOURNE PARK Photo BWW Interview: Imogen Stubbs Talks CLYBOURNE PARK
by Jonathan Marshall - Mar 10, 2022

Pulitzer Prize winning Clybourne Park was fully rehearsed and ready to run at Park Theatre for its 10th Anniversary back in 2020. Covid prevented the revival from materialising but now, two years later, it is finally set to return to the London stage. Actor Imogen Stubbs took time out of rehearsals to speak with BroadwayWorld about the production.

50th Anniversary Australian Playwright's Festival Announced Photo 50th Anniversary Australian Playwright's Festival Announced
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2022

To celebrate its recent 50th birthday, Currency Press, Australia's foremost publisher of the performing arts, is convening the Australian Playwrights' Festival. Showcasing our playwrights and the roles they have played in reflecting our society and defining who we are, the festival will be held from 18-20 March 2022 at the Paddington RSL.

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Announces 2022 Finalists Photo The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Announces 2022 Finalists
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2022

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize today announces 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women+ playwrights - now in its 44th year .

BWW Interview Gina Sarno in MATILDA THE MUSICAL in Nutley 12/16 to 12/19 Photo BWW Interview Gina Sarno in MATILDA THE MUSICAL in Nutley 12/16 to 12/19
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 13, 2021

Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Gina Sarno about her career and the role she plays as Miss Honey in 'Matilda The Musical' for Nutley Parks and Recereation Drama Program.

Ensemble Theatre Launches Its 2022 Season Photo Ensemble Theatre Launches Its 2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2021

Mark Kilmurry, Artistic Director, Ensemble Theatre is thrilled to announce the 2022 Season which, says Kilmurry, will be a season of 10 exceptional shows by the best Australian and international playwrights including 2 special events with theatre legends.

VIDEO: Grace Cummings Shares New Music Video for 'Up in Flames' Photo VIDEO: Grace Cummings Shares New Music Video for 'Up in Flames'
by Michael Major - Nov 10, 2021

Melbourne-based singer, songwriter, producer and accomplished stage actor Grace Cummings has released a new single and music video for ‚ÄúUp In Flames,‚ÄĚ from her forthcoming, self-produced sophomore album. The album follows Cummings‚Äô understated debut album Refuge Cove, which was released in 2019.

Max & Louie Presents SONGS FOR NOBODIES, December 2-12 Photo Max & Louie Presents SONGS FOR NOBODIES, December 2-12
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2021

Olivier Award nominated playwright Joanna Murray-Smith, asks the question, ‚ÄúWhat if an essentially unremarkable human being had an encounter or connection with a huge star that changed the course of their life?‚ÄĚ Ten women all played by one extraordinary actress in Songs for Nobodies is running December2nd through December 12th at the Grandel Theatre.

Joanna Murray-Smith Videos

The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting Announces Workshops Led By Pulitzer Prize Winner, Suzan-Lori Parks
by Christina Mancuso - Feb 21, 2017

The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting announces its 2017 live online workshop programme, and for the first time offers three international workshops from Australia, India and New York. These free workshops, led by celebrated writers including Suzan-Lori Parks, are freely available online and offer budding playwrights, and potential prize winners, the chance to develop their craft with the advice of these leading professionals.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Kathy Baker, Chris Mulkey, James Van Der Beek and More in Highlights of THE GIFT
by Stage Tube - Feb 12, 2013

James Van Der Beek, best known for his starring roles on Dawson's Creek and in Varsity Blues and who currently can be seen on ABC's Don't Trust the B-in Apartment 23, appears in the American premiere production of Joanna Murray-Smith's The Gift at the Geffen Playhouse. Check out the videos below!


Joanna Murray-Smith Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Joanna Murray-Smith written?
Joanna Murray-Smith has written 2 shows including Honour (Playwright), Switzerland (Playwright).

What awards has Joanna Murray-Smith been nominated for?
Best New Comedy (Olivier Awards) for The Female Of The Species .