Tommy is an award-winning Australian playwright and director. He studied at the University of Sydney and at the Australian National Institute for Dramatic Art and went on to win multiple awards in Australia. In 2009 he came to the National Theatre Studio in London on an exchange.
Holding the Man, Tommy's incredibly successful adaptation for the stage, has been produced across the world and continues to be a huge hit in Australia. The play won multiple awards including NSW Premier’s Award, the 2007 Australian Writers’ Guild Award and the Philip Parsons Award. It has been developed as a feature film and was released in June 2015 with lovely reviews and it closed the Syndney Film Festival to great acclaim.
Tommy is a current board member of the Australian Theatre for Young People and the Interplay International Playwrights Festival. He is also Writer in Residence at the Griffin Theatre Company.
Theatre for young people first produced by Cranbrook School. Four teenage boys dare each other to jump off a cliff but one can't do it
Short play about two drug-addicts who go to live with a woman suffering from OCD
From the play by Christopher Marlowe
Play about growing up in Canberra
Television show following the life of an Australian obstetrician and her family
Comedy about an Australian dentist who discovers the ghost of a British rock star living in her apartment