The winner of the inaugural Online Voters’ Lysicrates Prize for 2020 is Matthew Whittet!

for No Need to Hide a Light when it Shines like Hers.

The Lysicrates Prize 2020

The People's Choice

The winner was announced on Monday 14th December 2020 in the Jubilee Room at Parliament House by Don Harwin, NSW Arts Minister

Matthew had the most votes cast for this funny, warm, sympathetic play about a young woman’s self-realisation. He wins $5,000

Helen Kotsianis from Victoria was the first Lysicrates Viewers Prize winner and wins $1,000!

No Need To Hide a Light When It Shines Like Hers

By Matthew Whittet

The Party

By Katy Warner

Deoxyribo-Whatever Acid

By Brooke Robinson

Which play was your favourite?

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The Martin-Lysicrates Prize 2019

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