Tom Wright


The Australian librettist Tom Wright (Melbourne, 1968) began his career as an actor. In the late nineties of the past century, he started writing for the theatre and also played in his own work. Among other things, he made adaptations and translations, and his pieces were performed in places like Sydney, London, Edinburgh and Vancouver. After working as Associate Director at the Sydney Theatre Company for many years, Wright is now branching out into the field of theatre and opera, both in Australia and abroad. He is an associate artist for the Belvoir Street Theatre.


Visual arts and English at the University of Melbourne


Prizes and awards

2007 Gold Prize for Drama, Radio Academy Awards

2007 & 2009 Various Helpmann Awards

2008 Sydney Theatre Award

2012 Several Green Room Awards