Won’t somebody please think of the actors?

Several years ago, I wrote a play for one of the most egotistical actors I have the pleasure of knowing. She wanted to perform every role, and insisted that they all showed off her dramatic range; her impeccable comic timing; and her knack for inhabiting diverse characters. That prima-donna was me. The play? Merry Christmas, … Continue reading Won’t somebody please think of the actors?

Victorian Playwriting Opportunities – May

A list of competitions, grants, developments and general opportunities open to Victorian (Australian) playwrights; all due in May and early June 2020. It is possible that due to COVID-19, and the closure of many arts-related activities, that some of these opportunities may no longer be current. Please check carefully before submitting. Please note that I … Continue reading Victorian Playwriting Opportunities – May

Victorian Playwriting Opportunities – April

A list of competitions, grants, developments and general opportunities open to Victorian (Australian) playwrights; all due in April and early May 2020. It is possible that due to COVID-19, and the closure of many arts-related activities around the world, that some of these opportunities may no longer be current. Please check carefully before submitting. Please … Continue reading Victorian Playwriting Opportunities – April

Playing Status – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

https://media.giphy.com/media/2A4AJfiJis9KyoiGc7/giphy.gif Just recently, I was asked to teach a drama lesson for a VCE Literature class who were studying Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. It was a fun challenge to plan for a bunch of students who had not signed up to do any drama and who might not have been too thrilled to … Continue reading Playing Status – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof