Finegan Kruckemeyer

Finegan Kruckemeyer

Finegan has had 88 commissioned plays performed on six continents and translated into six languages. His work has enjoyed seasons in: over 100 international festivals, eight US national tours and at the Sydney Opera House (six works), DC’s Kennedy Center (three works), NY’s Lincoln Center (three works), Dublin’s Abbey Theatre and Shanghai’s Malan Flower Theatre.

He and his work have received 37 national and international awards over the past 13 years, including an inaugural Sidney Myer Fellowship, 2017 Mickey Miner Award for Lifetime Achievement in international Theatre for Young Audiences, 2015 David Williamson Prize for Excellence in Australian Playwrighting, and six Australian Writers Guild Awards.

He has spoken at conferences in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Denmark, England, Indonesia, Scotland, Sweden and the US, with papers published and works studied at international universities.

Festival venues

  • Town Centre, corner Orr and McNamara St
  • Crib Lane, Little Orr St
  • The Paragon Theatre, 11 McNamara St
  • 20 Orr St
  • Queenstown Medical Union, 25 Cutten St
  • CWA Hall, 35 Cutten St
  • Cutten St Playground
  • West Coast Wilderness Railway and Tracks Cafe
  • Q Bank Gallery, 37 Orr St
  • QBar, 33 Orr St
  • Old Larq Gallery, 8 Hunter St
  • Old Evans Store, 24 Stitcht St
  • Galley Museum, 1/7 Driffield St
  • Scout Hall, 15 Bowes St
  • Queen River Footbridge
  • Passion Park, on The Esplanade
  • Penghana House, 32 Esplanade
  • Old Limestone Quarry, 9 Penghana Rd
  • Football Ground