Ron Elisha

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Ron Elisha (born 1951) is an Israeli-born Australian playwright, writer and general practitioner.

Born in Jerusalem Ron Elisha's family moved to Melbourne, Australia in 1953.[1] In 1975 he graduated in Medicine from Melbourne University and has practised as a GP since then. His first play, In Duty Bound was staged in 1979. Since then he has written dozens of plays, two children's books and occasional pieces for newspapers. He has won four Australian Writers' Guild Awards, including the Major Award in 1982 for his 1981 play Einstein. Among his most recent work is the 2005 play Wrongful Life, about the ethics of abortion and the law.[2]

Bibliography[edit]

Drama

  • In Duty Bound. (Yackandandah, 1983) ISBN 0-86805-019-9
  • Two. (Currency, 1985) ISBN 0-86819-125-6
  • Einstein. (Penguin/Yackandandah, 1986) ISBN 0-14-048210-5
  • The Levine comedy. (Yackandandah, 1987) ISBN 0-86805-064-4
  • Safe House. (Currency Press, 1989) ISBN 0-86819-247-3
  • Esterhaz. (Currency Press, 1990) ISBN 0-86819-275-9
  • Pax Americana. (Yackandandah, 1990) ISBN 0-86805-072-5
  • Choice. (Currency Press, 1994) ISBN 0-86819-396-8
  • The Goldberg Variations. (Currency Press, 2000) ISBN 0-86819-622-3
  • "A Tree, Fallng" (Australian Playscripts, 2003, online)
  • "Wrongful Life" (Australian Playscripts, 2005, online)
  • "Controlled Crying" (Australian Playscripts, 2006, online)
  • "Renaissance" (Australian Playscripts, 2006, online)
  • "The Schelling Point" (Australian Playscripts, 2010, online)
  • "Man In The Middle" (Australian Playscripts, 2012, online)
  • "Love Field" (Australian Playscripts, 2013, online)
  • "The Soul Of Wittgenstein" 2016

Children's books

Teleplays

  • "Death Duties" . (SBS TV, 1991)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lelanuj, Orada. "Ron Elisha's Career" (PDF). Miami University Theatre Department. p. 11. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 1, 2006. Retrieved 2007-08-31. 
  2. ^ "Wrongful Life: A play by Ron Elisha". Jewish Melbourne Events. Retrieved 2007-08-31. 

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