Vanessa Bates
Vanessa Bates
The National New Play Network has added two plays by Australian playwrights Vanessa Bates and Declan Greene to the previously announced National Showcase of New Plays, to run November 29-December 2 at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company.

Bates' Every Second is the story of two childless thirty-something couples are desperate to have babies, while Greene's Moth concerns Sebastian, a terminally unpopular 15-year-old with an obsession with anime and death.

These two Australian additions mark the first half of a new exchange program with Sydney-based PlayWriting Australia. In spring 2013, two U.S. writers will visit Australia's National Play Festival to see their work presented for Australian new-play producers.

For more information about the National New Play Network, click here.