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Best Production for Young People
Subcategory of Sydney Theatre Awards
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Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2021

winner I’ve Been Meaning to Ask You 2018 single work drama

'Why do you have to go to work? How come adults drink to have fun? Is 50 too old to learn to surf? What was life like before the Internet?

'This is a work full of questions. Asked by young people. Answered by adults. Transformed inside a theatre-turned-playground-turned-battleground delivered by Generation Up Next. Watch as age collides with experience in a revealing one-hour tell-all, where adults take a backseat as a powerful panel of 9 to 13-year-olds drop some truths… and the mic.

'This world premiere from the inspiring collective, The Good Room, is intended for adults.'

Source: Brisbane Festival.

Year: 2015

winner y separately published work icon War Crimes Angela Betzien , 2009 Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2011 Z1580154 2009 single work drama young adult It's 1am on Anzac Day and the war memorial in a small town has been desecrated with anti-war slogans. In the dark hours before the dawn service, a group of girls are caught hiding out. Calling themselves the R.A.T. PAK, they are responsible for 'Random Acts of Terrorism' and upload their statements onto MySpace. Now, they face the strong arm of the law and the persecution of an entire town.
Source:http://my247.com.au/sydney/Utzon-Room-Sydney-Opera-House/whats-on/War-Crimes-Window-into-the-Rehearsal-Room.157150 (Sighted 22/4/2009)
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