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25 July 9:10 am

FORUM: WHERE ARE WE AS PLAYWRIGHTS IN 2012?

During our recent Festival of New Writing, we brought together a panel of prolific Australian playwrights to discuss and debate the directions that playwriting is heading in Australia. Just in case you missed it or if you would like to revisit the discussion, here it is again.

Celebrating its 50th year, the Australian Writer’s Guild (AWG) brought together a panel of prolific Australian playwrights to Griffin’s Festival of New Writing to discuss and debate the directions that playwriting is heading in Australia 2012.

Andrew Bovell, Lally Katz, Tommy Murphy and Jess Bellamy talked about their experiences, passions, concerns and vision about where we could be heading in the future. What is the ‘new writing’? How can we encourage development, and staging of new Australian work? What development models are working overseas that could work here? A dynamic discussion with Q&A.

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