Melbourne Festival and MPavilion present

Reading Masquerade

Playwright Kate Mulvany reads Kit Williams’ iconic picture book Masquerade prior to the matinee performance of the production she adapted from the book.

Kate Mulvany

Kate Mulvany is an Australian actress, playwright, librettist and screenwriter.

Kate has written over 25 plays and screenplays, including her award-winning autobiographical piece The Seed. Other plays include The Web, Blood & BoneStory Time, The Danger Age, an adaptation of Jasper Jones and a new version of Medea, which won an AWGIE and several Sydney Theatre Critics awards. Kate also wrote the book to the musical Somewhere (music by Tim Minchin), and the new Australian Anzac oratorio Towards First Light with composer Iain Grandage.

She has also worked as a screenwriter for several major Australian television production houses.