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Casey Bennetto


People always ask Casey Bennetto, ‘What are you working on next?’ His answer: ‘I’m not telling’.

Do all writers feel this way, or is Casey the only one?

At this Lunchbox/Soapbox, Casey Bennetto, the creator of Keating! The Musical, explores the nature of inspiration and those important first steps that translate into something concrete. How do we deal with the brutal, wholesale slaughter of possibilities involved in reducing any exciting idea to one specific, delineated pathway? Does this process differ between forms and topics?


Casey Bennetto

Casey Bennetto is an award-winning writer, musician and radio broadcaster. He wrote the musical KEATING!, hosts the program Superfluity on Melbourne’s 3RRR, and has appeared in places as diverse as ABCTV’s Spicks and Specks, the Melbourne International Arts Festival and the Festival of Dangerous... Read more


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