Photography: David Symons

Julianne O'Brien

Julianne O’Brien has written plays for theatre companies all over Australia. Most notably are her family musicals co-written with Rose Myers for Windmill/South Australia Theatre co. Of these, Rumpelstiltskin was invited to play the Xmas season in London 2018, and Pinocchio was awarded the 2014 Helpmann Award for ‘Best New Australian Work’. In 2019, the Melbourne Theatre Company conducted a reading of new her play, The Altar Boy. O’Brien was also script consultant for the live show of ABC TV animation hit Bluey.