Jackie Smith, the Patrick White Award Winning Playwright is back at her desk in a garret, cooking up a novel, an opera and a new play. But she has also been at Sofitel Melbourne On Collins, with the help of some extraordinary actors – Pamela Rabe, Caroline Lee & Holly Durant – she workshopped her new script The Star, for a week on the 44th floor. Music by Adam Hunt & Charlotte Jacke, Direction by Moira Finucane. Dramaturgy by Peta Murray. Workshop footage by Brandt Lee. We thanks all teh artists for their generosity in diving right in and helping us bring the script in progress to life.

The Star! A little development workshop of a new work by Jackie Smith from Finucane & Smith on Vimeo.