17 Mar 2018

Joanna Murray-Smith - Switzerland and other thrillers

From Saturday Morning, 10:40 am on 17 March 2018

Australian writer Joanna Murray-Smith has written more than 20 plays and they have been translated and performed in 30 countries around the world. Her play, Honour, has been produced in more than three dozen countries, including productions on Broadway and at the Royal National Theatre in London. She has won numerous awards, including the inaugural A$30,000 Mona Brand writing award. She's visiting Aotearoa as her play, the psychological thriller Switzerland, opens at Wellington's Circa theatre on March 17. It explores the final chapter in the life of thriller writer Patricia Highsmith (Strangers on a Train, The Talented Mr Ripley). Murray-Smith will hold a Q&A session at Circa on Sunday, March 18, at 2pm.