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Critical Stages Touring Presents World Premiere Anthology Of Short Plays From Award-W Photo Critical Stages Touring Presents World Premiere Anthology Of Short Plays From Award-Winning Australian Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2021

Critical Stages Touring, Australia's national touring theatre company, will present a world premiere anthology of new stories for the stage in a live-streamed staged reading at the FringeHQ Newtown theatre on April 28th.

BWW REVIEW: THE RISE AND FALL OF SAINT GEORGE Is A Musical Account Of Australia's Mod Photo BWW REVIEW: THE RISE AND FALL OF SAINT GEORGE Is A Musical Account Of Australia's Modern History Of The Road To Marriage Equality & The Resilience Of The Queer Community
by Jade Kops - Jan 16, 2021

Inspired by the ‚Äėlife‚Äô of the famous street artwork ‚ÄúSaint George‚ÄĚ, THE RISE AND FALL OF SAINT GEORGE captures the heart and soul of the Queer community as it grappled with the destructive forces that were magnified when the right for same sex marriage was put to the public vote in 2017.

2020 Griffin Award Winner Announced Photo 2020 Griffin Award Winner Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2020

Dylan Van Den Berg has been awarded the 2020 Griffin Award for new Australian playwriting for his play way back when.

Arts Centre Melbourne Presents THE RISE AND FALL OF SAINT GEORGE Photo Arts Centre Melbourne Presents THE RISE AND FALL OF SAINT GEORGE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2020

Australian music legend Paul Mac has teamed up with playwright Lachlan Philpott and director Kate Champion to deliver an inspiring tale of strength and community in The Rise and Fall of Saint George at Arts Centre Melbourne's Hamer Hall for Midsumma Festival this 23 a?" 24 January.

Arts Centre Melbourne Announces MIDSUMMA FESTIVAL 2020 Program Photo Arts Centre Melbourne Announces MIDSUMMA FESTIVAL 2020 Program
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne is thrilled to present a kaleidoscope of life-affirming performances and events as part of Midsumma Festival 2020 in January and February. The diverse line-up will feature The Rise and Fall of Saint George, an electronic choral celebration of resilience and community, Daddy, a delicious confection of dance and storytelling, BOOBS, an inspiring tale of body autonomy and the Midsumma Extravaganza, an ultra-glamourous gala returning for its third year. For the 2020 program Arts Centre Melbourne will also present two free events, Escape Velocity: We Are Who We Are, a vital film project made with transgender and gender non-conforming young people and  a staged reading of Flat-Earthers, an emerging musical comedy.

LAKE DISAPPOINTMENT Comes to Melbourne Fringe Photo LAKE DISAPPOINTMENT Comes to Melbourne Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

Gavin Roach presents the Victorian Premiere of Lake Disappointment.

Heart Street Theater Company Announces TRUCK STOP Photo Heart Street Theater Company Announces TRUCK STOP
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019

Heart Street Theater Company will present acclaimed Australian play 'Truck Stop' by Lachlan Philpott for two nights only on August 1st and 2nd, 2019.

New Ghosts Theatre Company Presents UNFOLD Photo New Ghosts Theatre Company Presents UNFOLD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

New Ghosts Theatre Company prides itself in facilitating new work, debuting the best international scripts locally and collaborating with Australia's most up and coming writers. Following the success of its sold out seasons of Paper Doll in Sydney and Perth, YEN at KXT and the launch of IGNITE Collective, New Ghosts presents UNFOLD: a new short festival at Sydney's iconic Old Fitz Theatre from the 21st a?" 24th August 2019.

THIS BITTER EARTH Comes to New Theatre Photo THIS BITTER EARTH Comes to New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

Being a 20-something queer is hard. Being a 20-something queer living in Sydney is… something else, I guess.

Playwright Mark Rogers Wins The 2019 Griffin Award For His Play SUPERHEROES Photo Playwright Mark Rogers Wins The 2019 Griffin Award For His Play SUPERHEROES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

Griffin Theatre Company has awarded Mark Rogers the 2019 Griffin Award for new Australian writing for his play Superheroes.

The Seymour Centre Unleashes A Bold 2019 Season Photo The Seymour Centre Unleashes A Bold 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The Seymour Centre has unveiled their incredible line-up of productions for 2019, with a diverse program of world premieres and critically-acclaimed works.

Suzie Miller Wins The 2018 Griffin Award Photo Suzie Miller Wins The 2018 Griffin Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2018

Playwright Suzie Miller was announced as the winner of the 2018 Griffin Award for her play On the Face of It at the SBW Stables Theatre today. Accepting the award from Griffin's Artistic Director Lee Lewis and Jane Curry of Copyright Agency, Miller said: "It's such a joy just to be nominated, especially with the plays I was nominated alongside. I'd been nominated once before but to win is astonishing, and it shows that the whole journey is worth it. The thing for playwrights in this country is really just keeping at it. To all the other playwrights and playwrights to-be out there like I once was: if you're passionate about it, keep doing it."

Retro Futurismus Return to fortyfivedownstairs With 'Brave World' Photo Retro Futurismus Return to fortyfivedownstairs With 'Brave World'
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

The feminista supernovas of Retro Futurismus return to fortyfivedownstairs this winter to premiere a new hyper-real show, Brave World, that will fillet the future and conjure grand visions from obsolete technologies.

BWW REVIEW: SILENT DISCO Captures The Challenges Of Adolescence In A Society On The P Photo BWW REVIEW: SILENT DISCO Captures The Challenges Of Adolescence In A Society On The Periphery Where Education And Aspiration Often Falls Through The Cracks
by Jade Kops - Apr 12, 2018

Dreams and destinies derail in Lachlan Philpott's SILENT DISCO as growing up in a society of broken marriages, drugs and delinquency play out.

SILENT DISCO By Lachlan Philpott Comes to the New Theatre Photo SILENT DISCO By Lachlan Philpott Comes to the New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

New Theatre is presenting a long-overdue revival of this award-winning contemporary Australian play. Says the writer, Lachlan Philpott 'The New played a really important role in supporting me as an emerging writer and it's terrific to have my work on their stage in this fresh production, directed by Johann Walraven.'

Winners Announced for the 2017 Sydney Theatre Awards Photo Winners Announced for the 2017 Sydney Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

At a star-studded ceremony tonight, the winners of the 2017 Sydney Theatre Awards were announced, with 37 Awards presented, shared between 18 productions which played in Sydney during the calendar year of 2017. Over 450 members of the Sydney theatre community packed the Everest Theatre at the Seymour Centre to celebrate the best of Sydney theatre.

Two Australian Premieres and More Slated for New Theatre's 2018 Season Photo Two Australian Premieres and More Slated for New Theatre's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

Today 27 November, New Theatre launches its 2018 Season.

Merrigong Theatre Company Announces 2018 Season Photo Merrigong Theatre Company Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

On the evening of Tuesday 14th November, Merrigong Theatre Company revealed its 2018 Season at a special launch event held at the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC). Under the banner You Belong Here , the program aims to embrace the diversity of our community, bringing to the stage a wide range of voices and stories, and creating a space where difference is both valued and celebrated.

The Bay Area Premiere of THE ROOMMATE Opens 5/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) continue their fourteenth season of transformation with The Roommate, a bold new play by one of the most dynamic and highly acclaimed emerging playwrights on the scene today, Jen Silverman.

BWW REVIEW: Centred On the Intriguing Life Of The Real Harry Crawford, THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY Is A Heartbreaking Story Of Love, Fear And Hidden Identities.
by Jade Kops - Feb 20, 2017

The secrets of an unusual person unfold in THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY as the imagined account of the very real Harry Crawford comes to life a century later.

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