the ideal state by christopher bryant

We asked our next Arvo Tea and a Show writer Chris Bryant to reflect on the development of his play The Great Dark Spot. I am in a definite state of confusion with this play. You see, it wasn’t ever meant to exist. It was subsidiary to my ‘graduate work’ at NIDA; this errant Word document I’d occasionally…

Fucked Up White Girls by Emily Sheehan

Emily Sheehan is our fifth (where has that time gone?) dinner and a show writer and she’s shared some of her thoughts here on her new work Fucked Up White Girls. What writing have you brought to dinner and a show? I’ve brought a new play I’ve been tapping away at between two commissions I have on…

BARON バロン by Eric Gardiner

Eric Gardiner is our fourth dinner and a show writer. He will be sharing a selection of scenes from and research about his new play BARON バロン, and has shared some thoughts about the unfolding process with us here. I’m bringing a series of scenes from an unfinished play called BARON バロン. It’s still in a…

I ♥ Bobby Briggs by Jane E. Thompson

Really, I’ve found the below much harder to write than it should be. Perhaps because I’m still in the midst of working out what the hell it is I’m doing and I’m not yet ready to articulate it. Excuse me as I bumble through. Read on at your own risk! To put it simply: I’ve…

a womb of one’s own by fiona spitzkowsky

We are thrilled to be working with Fi Spitzkowsky as our second dinner and a show participant, and are indebted to her for this stunning insight into some of the thoughts driving her new work The View From Up Here. A WOMB OF ONE’S OWN a terrible title pun to try to make up for the…