What's On: 25 September – 1 October
24 September, 2023
JoJo Zhou in Conversation with Ellen Jurik
In the lead up to Melbourne International Games Week, we're embracing all things Narrative Design! All are welcome to this enlightening and timely conversation between two playwrights-turned-narrative-designers, JoJo Zhou and Ellen Jurik.
Monday 25 September 2.30pm AEST, online – BOOK HERE
Narrative Direction – Get Pitch Ready
Melbourne International Games Week workshop. Learn how to define and communicate the strengths of your project to developers, publishers, platforms, and funding agencies with Narrative Designer Alexander Swords.
Saturday 30 September, 10am-4pm, State Library Victoria – BOOK HERE
While The Men Are Away
Kim Wilson, Sam Icklow, Enoch Mailangi, Magda Wozniak (premieres Wednesday 27 September, SBS On Demand)
While the men are away fighting in WWII, an Italian immigrant enlists two Women's Land Army recruits, a draft dodger, and her Indigenous farmhand to help run the family farm.
– Sonia Whiteman (Now streaming) WATCH HERE
When 16-year-old refugee Priya's dad goes missing, Priya and her best friend Obi must navigate a community where they are treated as undesirables in order to find her dad and destroy the creature plaguing their neighbourhood.
– Michael Lucas, Niki Aken, Kim Ho (Sundays 8.30pm, ABC) WATCH HERE
RFDS: Royal Flying Doctors Service
(Tuesday 9pm, Seven) WATCH HERE
(Monday-Thursday 6.30pm, Ten Peach) WATCH HERE
Home and Away
(Monday-Thursday 7pm, Seven) WATCH HERE
Behind the Seams
– Ruth Estelle (Now streaming) WATCH HERE
Anne Being Frank –
Ron Elisha, 28th Street Theatre, New York, USA BOOK HERE
Summer of Harold –
Hilary Bell, Ensemble Theatre, Sydney NSW BOOK HERE
The Visitors –
Wesley Enoch (director), Sydney Theatre Company, Sydney NSW BOOK HERE
Human Activity –
Katie Pollock, KXT on Broadway, Sydney NSW BOOK HERE
Is There Something Wrong With That Lady?
– Debra Oswald, Ensemble Theatre, Sydney NSW BOOK HERE
Strangers In Between
Tommy Murphy, The Golden Goose Theatre, Camberwell, London UK BOOK HERE
Alphabetical Sydney: All Aboard!
Hilary Bell, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW BOOK HERE
Alex and Evie and the Forever Falling Rain
– Xavier Hazard (dramaturg), The Blue Room Theatre, Perth WA BOOK HERE
The Dictionary of Lost Words
– Verity Laughlin, State Theatre Company SA, Adelaide SA BOOK HERE
My Sister Jill
– Patricia Cornelius, Melbourne Theatre Company, Melbourne VIC BOOK HERE
Claire Della and the Moon
– Jamie Hornsby, Ellen Graham, State Theatre Centre of WA, Perth WA BOOK HERE
An Entirely Ordinary Town
– Alex Giles, Ripley Greer Theatre, New York, USA
Prima Facie (Novel)
Emsolation – Michael Lucas (released Wednesdays) LISTEN HERE
Great Talk – Troy & Zara Love (Saturdays 11-1pm on Disrupt Radio) LISTEN HERE
Laya's Way Home – Rick Kalowski (now available) LISTEN HERE
Stop Everything – Benjamin Law (Fridays 10am on Radio National) LISTEN HERE
The Week On Wednesday – Van Badham (released Wednesdays) LISTEN HERE
Word Docs – Alex Vickery Howe (released weekly) LISTEN HERE
– Suzie Miller, In stores 26 September 2023
For the full list of what's on by AWG members, including films, series, theatre, podcasts and more, head to our NOW PLAYING page.
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