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Megan Washington Megan Washington i(7124706 works by)
Born: Established: 1988 Port Moresby,
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Papua New Guinea,
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Pacific Region,
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Gender: Female
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Megan Washington is a two-time ARIA Award winner, APRA Award winner and multi-platinum album selling artist. As a musician, she works mononymously as 'Washington'.

With Nick Waterman (whom she married in 2016), she is also involved in script-writing and film-making.

Australian Writing and Rock Music Affiliation: producer, songwriter, vocals, piano, guitar, keyboards

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Awards for Works

The Deb 2022 single work musical theatre

'High school outcast and whimsical mega-dork Taylah longs to be the princess in her own fairy tale. Which isn’t easy in Dunburn – a drought-stricken Aussie town struggling for survival, where cool girls and footy hunks lead the pack. But when her hyper-woke, inner-city cousin Maeve comes to stay, the pair join forces on a quest to make their mark on the best night of the year: the town’s annual Debutante Ball. In their search for social redemption and the spotlight, chaos ensues – along with a whole lot of fake tan, lace, and diamante tiaras for ya up-do.

'Conceived and co-directed by the hilarious Hannah Reilly (Winner of the 2019 Rebel Wilson Comedy Commission) with original music by multi-ARIA Award-winning Megan Washington, The Deb is a heart-warming and uproarious coming-of-age story about friendship, courage, and the beauty of coming out as yourself.

'Don’t miss the debut of what will no doubt join Muriel’s Wedding and FANGIRLS in the ranks of beloved Australian stage musicals.'

Source: ATYP.

2022 winner Sydney Theatre Awards Best Production for Young People
y separately published work icon CrossBread Australia : Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2020 20024620 2020 series - publisher musical theatre podcast humour

'Twin brother and sister Josh and Joan Burns formed CrossBread, the hugely successful Christian Rap duo from Boronia in Melbourne's outer suburbs back in 2015. The band briefly lit up GodTube in Australia and became Christian hip-hop superstars, with hits such as "It's Just Jesus", "A Christian on a Mission (ain't a Christian to be dissin')" and their smash hit Christmas single, "Merry Crossmass". But even though they burned brighter than the star of Bethlehem, the band ended up being destroyed quicker than Sodom and Gomorrah.

'Over six episodes, their former social media manager, Ken Lim, will dig into the archives to trace their origins working in a donut shop, why it all fell apart so quickly, and their biggest regrets - like why a brother and sister would name their band "CrossBread".

'The Bible might be the greatest story ever told. But this could easily be the second or third best.' (Production summary)

2021 winner AWGIE Awards Audio
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