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The Lysicrates Prize 2020

The People's Choice

Your vote counts! Have your say today! The closing date is Friday 11 December 2020. The winner will be announced at noon on Monday 14th December 2020 in the Jubilee Room at Parliament House.

Your vote counts in the People's Choice Playwriting Competition Online Vote. The Lysicrates Play Competition is online for the first time! Some of Australia's best playwrights. All comedies in 2020.

$1000 to one lucky viewer!

For your chance to win, just view the plays, then vote for your favourite. Your name will automatically be entered into the draw. The winning viewer gets $1000. The winning playwright gets $5000! They are all comedies this year, with a twist. You'll laugh... and think... have a go. The plays are fantastic.

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

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Once you've viewed all 3 plays you are ready to vote for the one you'd like to see win.

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The history of Lysicrates

The origin and inspiration behind the annual playwriting competition Lysicrates Prize.


The Martin-Lysicrates Prize 2019

The Martin-Lysicrates Prize celebrates the best of Australian playwriting for children and you get to vote for the winner!

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