At a time when a pandemic has forced reflection and change, some of Australia’s best playwrights tell stories of where our nation is and where it might go. Over three comforting and confronting nights, with 50 short monologues self-recorded by 50 actors, we celebrate the diversity of voices of this nation.
An impressive and diverse collective of Australian actors will perform the monologues, including Jack Thompson, Miranda Tapsell, Helen Thomson, Danielle Cormack, Peter Carroll, Tasma Walton and many more.
Participating playwrights include Richard Frankland, Nakkiah Lui, Anchuli Felicia King, Suzie Miller and Jada Alberts.
“Recent months have exposed and prised open many cracks in our society. These 50 micro works address major questions, allowing us to see into some of those cracks, but also inviting us to see light ahead.”
David Berthold, the interim Executive Chair of Playwriting Australia
Some stories contain strong language and adult themes, and may be unsuitable for younger audiences.
The scripts of the Dear Australia monologues will published by Australian Plays and will be available Monday 6 July on their website.
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