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Daniel Keene
To Whom It May Concern and other plays

Acclaimed playwright and champion of the underdog in a world of dislocation
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Daniel Keene was born in Melbourne in 1955. He has written many plays including Cho Cho San, Silent Partner, Because You Are Mine, Low, Beneath Heaven, Terminus and The Architectís Walk. He has won the South Australian Premierís Prize for Drama, the Victorian Premierís Prize for Drame (twice), the Wal Cherry Play of the Year and the New Dramatistís Award, New York.

He was co-founder with Ariette Taylor of the Keene/Taylor Theatre Project. With her he won the award for Outstanding Contribution to Theatre (Green Room Awards, 1998) and the Kenneth Myer Medallion for the Performing Arts. The Projectís productions of his plays featured in the Melbourne and Sydney Festivals. His plays are performed widely in Europe and France. He is also the author of several screenplays for movies, including the movie based on his play, Silent Partner (released 2001), and Tom White (released 2004). His webpage can be found at www.danielkeene.com.

Launch speech by Daniel Keene of Diary of a Dwarf; Four Novellas

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