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Verity Laughton

For enquiries regarding Verity Laughton please contact us via email or on (02) 9319 7199.


Verity Laughton’s work has been produced nationally and internationally. Her 30+ professionally produced works include main-stage adult dramas, plays for radio, a promenade community event, a musical, adaptations, plays for child and family audiences, and for dance, puppets and theatre of image.

Awards include: AWGIE Community Theatre, 2004 (The Lightkeeper); Griffin Prize, 2001 (Burning); AWGIE Radio Drama, 2004 (Fox); Adelaide Critics’ Circle Best New Australian Play, 1999 (Carrying Light); Inscription Award, 2009 (The Ice Season), which was also long-listed for the 2014 Theatre 503 Award; a number of other AWGIE nominations, and nominations for the NSW Premier’s Award, the Griffin Prize, Rodney Seaborn Prize, and the London Warehouse International Festival (all for The Sweetest Thing).

Current work includes What Has Been Taken, (nominated for the 2015 Patrick White Award), The Red Cross Letters, short-listed for the 2013 Rodney Seaborn Award and to be produced in 2016 by SLSA and STCSA, and a semi-verbatim play, Long Tan, also scheduled for production in 2016 with Brink Productions.