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20 May - 18 June 2022

2017 Lysicrates Prize Cast & Creatives


Now in its third year, the Lysicrates Prize is a philanthropic initiative presented by  The competition is only open to writers who’ve had three or more mainstage plays produced. In contrast to the Griffin Award, which is open to writers...

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The Lysicrates Prize 2016 – Winner Announced


Mary Rachel Brown has been awarded the second annual Lysicrates Prize for new Australian Playwriting, receiving a full $12,500 Griffin Theatre Company commission, as voted by the audience, at Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music.     The Lysicrates Prize for...

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A Note from Phil, 30 January


It is a big week in the Griffin house. Next door have decided to do some low-key renovations (cue machine drilling at 9am). We have an epic family squabble going on upstairs with David Williamson’s play drawing the crowds and smashing...

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A Note from Lee, 28 March


Number one thing to do when the autumnal weather is weird…come to the theatre! We promise we will protect you from the elements, and treat you to some wonderful theatre to boot. Dead Cat Bounce by Mary Rachel Brown is nearly at...

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A Note from Lee, 28 February


You have three things to do today: Book your tickets to Dead Cat Bounce. It is officially open—kicking off our 2019 Main Season! Bring tissues. Check out the programme for our second ever Batch Festival, and book your tickets—shows will...

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