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Sponsored by The Age, the Performing Arts Awards covered five categories: dance, opera, theatre, music theatre and sponsorship.

Entries were judged by five panels appointed by the The Ag' and made up of the paper's critics and leading members of the arts community. 

The awards focused on new and original talent, innovative sponsorship and the outstanding achievements in any given year.

(The Age 23 August, 1994 p8.)


1995 winner (Drama Category) Best Play Award y separately published work icon Falling from Grace Hannie Rayson , Sydney Melbourne : Currency Press Playbox Theatre Centre, Monash University , 1994 Z552532 1994 single work drama Falling from Grace is a play with a bright comic surface and mysterious depths. It is about women in medicine, in the media and in the office - power and authority in female hands. It is also about public morality and a struggle between women to see who should be its guardian. These women are best friends in a professional world. They are witty and erudite, passionate in pursuit of success and relentless in their pursuit of passion. They juggle careers, children and lovers. They are forty and their friendship is about to be tested'. Publisher's blurb, back cover.