Chatting with me by phone from her Footscray, VIC home, Shannon Murdoch was game enough to be my first ‘guinea pig’ for The Australian Theatre Project. We talked day jobs, new play development, and her recent Yale Drama Series Award.
“When The New York Times was trying to figure out where Footscray was, I knew life was not going to be the same.”
How do you describe your style?
I guess it is sort of a heightened realism. I don’t think about it when I’m writing, but it’s realism in a heightened emotional state. (more…)