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Christine Evans Christine Evans i(A7688 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Originally from Australia, Christine Evans is an internationally produced playwright now resident in the U.S. Her work has been produced and developed at the American Repertory Theater (Trojan Barbie, world premiere), Playbox Theatre, U.K., New Vic (London), Belvoir St. Theatre (Sydney), Darwin Theatre Company, the Adelaide International Festival of the Arts, Deck Chair Theatre, Vitalstatistix, the Bay Area Playwrights Festival, the Magic Theatre, Spooky Action Theater, Theater Simple, Live Girls!, Kitchen Dog Theatre, hotINK Play Festival, Bricolage Theatre, Synchronicity Theatre, Perishable Theatre, New Jersey Rep, Crowded Fire, Ohio Theatre (NYC), The Irish Rep (NYC), Boston Playwrights Theater, Rattlestick Theatre, the Women’s Project, Centenary Stage and Cutting Ball.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2018 runner-up The Lysicrates Prize for GALILEE
2014 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Residencies Self-organised Residency - Liguria Study Center, Genoa, Italy - 8 September - 10 October 2014
2010 Literature Board Grants Grants for Established Writers $50,000 for writing for performance, new media.

Awards for Works

Trojan Barbie 2007 single work drama
— Appears in: Collection #7 : 27 New Plays from the Australian Script Centre 2008; (p. 29)
'Lotte, a modern-day English tourist who repairs dolls, is on a Cultural Tour for Singles in Troy when she encounters Andromache, fleeing the rape of her city. An American soldier captures Andromache; Lotte tries to intervene, only to be captured herself. Meanwhile, two American soldiers kidnap a young virgin (Polly X, who is Hecuba's daughter) to drink beer and party with the tigers at the Baghdad Zoo. When the prison camp is torched, the women are enslaved but Lotte is rescued by the British Embassy. Lotte's life returns to normal-- until a revenge-obsessed Hecuba claws her way up through the centuries to Lotte's doll-shop, in search of her murdered children's bodies.' (Source: Australian Script Centre website).
2008 shortlisted Griffin Award for New Australian Playwriting
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