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Lorca would love this Wedding

Malthouse, Blood Wedding. Photo by Jeff Busby

I wonder what Federico García Lorca would think about Blood Wedding being performed in Australia 80 years after he wrote it. His work is so connected to Spain before the 1936–39 Civil War (it is believed he was assassinated by right wing forces days before the war broke out), but great writing…

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Shortlist released for STC Playwrights’ Award

Australian playwright, the late Patrick White

After receiving 114 entries for the 2011 Patrick White Playwrights’ Award, Sydney Theatre Company have announced the five works shortlisted to win this year’s prestigious prize. The Sun and Other Stars by Nicki Bloom, Little Borders by Phillip Kavanagh, Triangle by Glyn Roberts, Merman by Kylie Trounson and The Bay by Alexandra Wood are all original, unproduced plays submitted…

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