By Maydaa Nadar Both the Greek and Arabic cultures are in possession of very rich…
Brooke Robinson has been announced as the winning playwright at this year’s Lysicrates Prize Event for her play DeOxyRibo-Whatever Acid. As winner she is the proud recipient of a full commission to finish her work. The Sixth Lysicrates Prize Event was held on Friday 31st January 2020. The Lysicrates Prize is a competition that showcases some of Australia’s most exciting playwriting talent.
In 2015, John and Patricia Azarias established the Lysicrates Foundation to raise funds towards the restoration of the Lysicrates monument and to honour it by holding an annual Lysicrates Play Competition nearby.
The Lysicates Foundation aims to take the ancient Athenian mould to give a platform to world-class theatrical talent, making the Lysicrates Prize the People’s Choice and an iconic event in Sydney’s cultural calendar.
Much-loved academic and author Professor Vrasidas Karalis publishes his latest literary work: The Glebe Point Road Blues. The book has been described by critics as ‘ingenious and soaring in its unique angle of vision…powerful, even visionary writing, from one of our most interesting, distinctive and challenging voices.