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AWG report: More Australian works in 2018, but original voices at a standstill

April 10, 2018

The National Voice, the Australian Writers’ Guild’s annual survey of Australia’s 10 largest theatre companies, has concluded that while the overall number of Australian plays in 2018 has increased, original Australian voices on stage have hit a standstill, making up less than 50% of main stage theatre seasons over four years. The research, which focuses on […]


Laughs aplenty in sophisticated script from next-big-thing screenwriter

April 5, 2018

Thursday 5 April 2018  A comedy about a hard-partying actor facing up to her fast-declining fertility has won the Australian Writers’ Guild’s Laugh Out Loud Comedy Writing Competition, with screenwriter Jacklyn Bassanelli awarded the top prize for her script Preconception.   ‘I’m thrilled to win and still in shock,’said Bassanelli, whose slate of work includes […]


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