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PLAYWRITING AUSTRALIA PRESENTS THE CHAIN PLAY @ WHARF 3 STC

Inset pic- A talented troupe of Sydney actors brought Chain Play to life.
Inset pic- A talented troupe of Sydney actors sit side by side to bring the Chain Play to life. Featured pic- Hugo Weaving at the After Party with Harry Tseng, Harry Greenwood, Ashleigh Cummings and Sara West.

It has been another busy year for Playwriting Australia (PWA), the national organisation that seeks out, develops and champions new Australian stories for the stage.

Its role is to work with playwrights and theatre artists of all backgrounds and at all levels of their careers.

One of its primary roles is to bring the new work by playwrights around the country up to a standard where theatre companies and independent producers will back them and put their work on stage. Continue reading PLAYWRITING AUSTRALIA PRESENTS THE CHAIN PLAY @ WHARF 3 STC

Chain Play @ Bangarra Studio Theatre Sydney Theatre Company

One of the doyens of Australian playwriting David Williamson has contributed to Playwriting Australia's group play fundraiser
One of the doyennes of Australian playwriting David Williamson has contributed to Playwriting Australia’s group play experiment

Playwriting Australia, the national organisation supporting new writing for the stage, is presenting the inaugural Chain Play, a celebrity fundraising gala crammed with the best playwrights and theatre artists from around the country.

Twenty of Australia’s most exciting and celebrated playwrights will join forces to offer Sydney audiences a raucous night of group creativity.

The way that CHAIN PLAY works is that each writer has been asked to contribute a scene of a brand new play. Once the nominated playwright has written the opening scene then he/she passes the play onto the next playwright to write their scene and so it goes until the play has been completed. Continue reading Chain Play @ Bangarra Studio Theatre Sydney Theatre Company