It was free in ancient Athens and it’s FREE in Sydney.
After 2500 years, a world first – you, the audience, voting for the winner in a play competition. No panel, no artistic director, just three finalists, three brilliant new Australian first acts, and you, casting your vote. The winning playwright receives $15,000 to help finish their play!
Discover all the Lysicrates Prize events and learn more about the previous winners.
The origin and inspiration behind the annual playwriting competition Lysicrates Prize.LEARN MORE
The Martin-Lysicrates Prize celebrates the best of Australian playwrights and you get to vote for the winner!