The Art Hunter Ep 4 – Joanna Murray-Smith – NOW LIVE

The Art Hunter Ep 4 – Joanna Murray-Smith – NOW LIVE

Internationally renowned Melbourne based Australian playwright, screenwriter, novelist, librettist and newspaper columnist, Joanna Murray-Smith, is the featured artist on this weeks episode of The Art Hunter TV. Joanna’s plays have been performed by some of the theatre world biggest names, including Annette Bening, Dianna Rigg, Meryl Streep, David Arquette, plus so many more. And of course the one-woman show “Songs for Nobodies” starring Bernadette Robinson. Her most recent play, Berlin, was staged by the Melbourne Theatre Company in mid-2021.

Her plays have been produced throughout Australia and all over the world, including Honour, which had a public reading with Meryl Streep and was produced on Broadway in 1998, the National Theatre, London, in 2003, and on the West End with Dame Diana Rigg in 2005. Other plays include Three Little Words; L’Appartement; Fury; Songs for Nobodies; Switzerland; Pennsylvania Avenue; True Minds; Day One, A Hotel, Evening; Rockabye; Ninety; Bombshells; Rapture; Nightfall; Redemption; Love Child; Atlanta; Flame and acclaimed adaptations of Hedda Gabler and Scenes from a Marriage, many of which have been translated into other languages. She has been nominated for and won many awards. Her novels include Truce and Judgement Rock, both published by Penguin Australia, and Sunnyside, published by Penguin Australia and Viking in the UK.

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David Hunt

David Hunt is The Art Hunter and is dedicated to interviews with artists of various disciplines - from visual arts to theatre; from writers to actors; from gallery curators to dancers. His aim is to showcase all aspects of the arts, with up close and personal in-depth conversations. David Hunt’s love for the arts and his friendship with so many artists as a presenter/producer of a weekly arts program on JOY 94.9 - Sunday Arts Magazine, which has been running for over six years. David is always on the “Hunt” for new & emerging artists. He is very grateful that he has been given this opportunity to support the arts. David’s background over the past 30 years, was with international & local record companies, in senior management roles - publicity, promotions, marketing. With EMI, Virgin, BMG & MDS (an offshoot of Mushroom), plus his own PR/Marketing company. Looking after some of the biggest international & local names in the industry.

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