Sam Brooks - Award-winning playwright
Playwright, journalist and popular culture critic, Sam Brooks has won the Bruce Mason Award, been highly commended twice in the prestigious Adam NZ Play Awards, and won Playmarket's b425 competition. His canon of work includes the plays Riding in Cars with (Mostly Straight) Boys, Wine Lips, Stutterpop, and Queen. He will talk to Noelle about his new political drama BURN HER, the second of three collaborations between Brooks and director Sam Snedden this year. In February they united for the Auckland Pride hit Twenty Eight Millimetres and, in November, will create the graduation production for The Actors Program. BURN HER plays at the Q Theatre, Auckland, from August 2.