Currency Press Collection

This exciting collection, exclusively available via Drama Online, offers 300 plays from Currency Press, Australia's leading publisher of the performing arts and its oldest, independently-owned, active publisher.

The collection launches with 201 titles and 99 further titles will follow in 2023.

Currency Press has published hundreds of titles across a rapidly expanding list of contemporary Australian writers, including indigenous playwrights, alongside genre plays of the colonial period and works from the first half of the twentieth century.

*This title list is for the first 201 titles, launched in September 2022

About the collection:

  • When complete, this collection will include 300 plays from many of Australia’s preeminent playwrights such as Nick Enright, Lally Katz, Kate Mulvany, Joanna Murray-Smith, Tommy Murphy, Louis Nowra and Leah Purcell
  • The titles included are global and diverse in their origins and themes, offering a dynamic mix of contemporary Australian texts aimed at a global readership
  • The first and only exclusive library of Currency Press titles, this collection offers a unique opportunity for students, practitioners and researchers to explore the catalogue of this important drama publisher