Beatrix Christian

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Beatrix Christian is an Australian playwright and screenwriter.

Beatrix Christian graduated from National Institute of Dramatic Art in 1991, and her first play, "Spumante Romantica", was produced the next year by the Griffin Theatre in Sydney.[1] Her 1994 play, Blue Murder performed at both Belvoir St Theatre and Eureka Theatre, won the Sydney Theatre of Critics’ circle award for the best new play. She was also nominated for both an Australian Writers Guild and NSW Premiere’s Literary Award for her 1997 play, The Governor’s Family. The following year she won the Australian National Playwright’s Conference New Dramatists’ Award.

She has worked as a writer for the Sydney Theatre since 2001, and in addition to her own work, has adapted other plays.


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