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From The Page to The Stage: Martin-Lysicrates Prize Celebrates Playwright Creativity for Young Minds

From The Page to The Stage: Martin-Lysicrates Prize Celebrates Playwright Creativity for Young Minds

The Martin-Lysicrates prize celebrates new Australian playwrights writing for 12 – 15 year olds, whereby the top three playwright finalists have the first act of their plays performed after which the winner is voted by the audience and awarded $15,000.

Sir James Martin Statue Relocated to the Heart of Parramatta

Sir James Martin Statue Relocated to the Heart of Parramatta

A bronze statue honouring Sir James Martin, philhellene and one of the founding fathers of the modern Australian state of New South Wales, has been relocated to a more ‘fitting’ permanent new site in the very heart of the City of Parramatta.

Brooke Robinson

Brooke Robinson Announced as Lysicrates Prize Event Winner 2020

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.

Lysicrates Prize Winner 2015

The Lysicrates Prize: Theatre for All. From Athens, 334 B.C. to Sydney, 2020 A.D.

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.

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