That’s a wrap for the 2023 Currency Press Festival of Playwrights. Thank you to our wonderful panelists for giving us a such a thought provoking and inspiring weekend.

And thank you to the   and Create NSW for their support in helping us bring the Festival to life.

The festival was recorded for our podcast series, Not in Print, and we are busily editing those recordings and will upload them very soon. We’ll let you know when they are ready.

In the meantime you can read Andrea James’ Keynote address, Are you Brave Enough? here.

If you would like to be added to our Festival mailing list please email [email protected] with your details.

If you missed the 2022 Festival, or would like to revisit some of the conversations, the available panels are listed below with links to the YouTube page.

Watch the video of the Keynote given by Patricia Cornelius.

Watch the video of The World’s Exploding, How Dare You Laugh

Watch the video of Staging the Real: Transforming Lived Experience Into Compelling Drama

Watch the video of  My Playwright Crush 1 with Debra Oswald and Elias Jamieson Brown.

Watch the video of Writing Taboos: Voicing the Unspeakable 

Watch the video of My Playwright Crush 2 with Emily Sheehan and Andrew Bovell.

Watch the video of  Talking with History: what do our plays collectively tell us about change in Australia?