Playlist: a peek, taste, and celebration of new works by LGBQTIA+ writers

  PLAYLIST is a selection of professional play readings by writers, theatre-makers and new talent who tell bold, unique LGBTQIA+ stories on stage for audiences hungry for new voices. 

Saturday 15th February 2020 from 9 am - 3 pm: Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre

Tickets: FREE - come for one play or the entire program!

Sunday 16th February 2020 – Masterclasses with Campion Decent and Nevo Zisin

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Production Photography: Clare Hawley


“Playlist is full of consistently strong programming, showcasing fresh exciting work, and a great way to discover new artists and voices.”


“Just a quick note to say thank you for pulling together Playlist each year.

It's been a favorite of mine since 2018.”


“It was a day of beautiful, moving and confronting and creative storytelling from every angle: the performers; the writers, who were present, offered us some of their backstory - another angle; being able to talk to everyone. I loved that the curator asked us to talk to someone the audience that we did not know, it created a greater intimacy and camaraderie for the event.”


“the support for emerging artists was incredible”


“Thanks for a great program of workshops! I’m going through my notes now – Campion was amazing. Sensible and sensitive. And Nevo’s workshop was so warm and fun. So much learned, and such nice people. (And don’t get me started on Playlist. Heaps better than the theatre I normally get to see.) “


“Best event of the festival. Love it! Gives incredible insight into the hot topic issues of our community as new work is given space.”

PLAYLIST is a partnership between Seymour Centre, Mardi Gras,

and Siren Theatre Co which celebrates the creation and

development of original Australian theatre with LGBTQIA+ focus. 


Since 2018 PLAYLIST has received over 200 new plays for consideration, curated public reading programs of 30 new works, engaged over 130 professional artists in the readings and workshops.  We've welcomed full houses of engaged, curious, and enthusiastic audiences.  Join us!





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