Writer plays his part

David Williamson will speak at the president's lunch.

INTERNATIONAL award-winning playwright David Williamson will speak at the Noosa Tigers president’s lunch, this Saturday from noon.
David Williamson is well-known in the theatre industry as one of Australia’s most prolific and successful playwrights with more than 45 plays and over 20 movie and television scripts to his name, including Balibo (2009) and Pharlap (1981).
Williamson’s prolific career started with a bang when his first full-length play The Coming of the Stork premiered at La Mana Theatre, Carlton, in 1970, followed closely by the award-winning The Removalists and Don’s Party.
A stellar career followed, with Williamson producing sell-out plays for more than 40 years including his latest plays Happiness (2012), which premiered at Ensemble Theatre in Sydney, and Rupert (2013), which premiered at the Melbourne Theatre Company and both enjoyed sell-out seasons.
A multiple-award winner, Williamson has won the Australia Film Institute film script award five times, taken out 12 Australian Writers’ Guild AWGIE awards, and won the Australian AFI award for best miniseries for Showtime’s On The Beach.
Seats for the Noosa Tigers president’s lunch on Saturday 10 May are still available and cost $60 per person and include lunch, beverages and entry into a $1000 lucky door prize.
Phone 0417 171 313 to secure your seat and pay at the door on the day.
The event will be held in the Tigers clubhouse at the ALF Tigers football oval, Weyba Road, Noosaville.