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Patricia Best is a graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney; holds a BA (Hons) and MA Degrees from the University of Western Australia, and a Certificate in Advanced Drama Directing from the AFTRS in Sydney. Actress, writer and director, Patricia has worked as an Advertising Copywriter and Director of Film, TV and Radio ads, and as a University lecturer. Her short stories have been broadcast, published and performed. Since 1990, she has worked as a wrietr and filmmaker for her company Best Scripts. Her first screenplay, The Punch and Judy Man, won an AWGIE Award and was a finalist in Hollywood' s Acadenmy Foundation Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Awards (one of 104 scripts from a record 3 853 entries). Rosetti is Patricia Best's first stageplay.
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Rossetti is a Gothic romance about the poet and painter Dante Gabriel Rosetti. It is a story of love, obsession and friendship set amidst the commonplace of dirt, disease, drugs and death in a mid-Victorian World. As Red Lion Mary would have it, "Art 'midst dirt flourished". Powerful characters create their own world and share a heightened emotional existence. Rossetti is a play of one man's obsessive love for two women-one living and the other dead.
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