As We Forgive Australian playwright Tom Holloway joins award-winning director Julian Meyrick and Tasmanian actor Robert Jarman in this production of As We Forgive. The play examines the motives, methods and meaning of forgiveness. Accompanied on stage by a lone cellist, Jarman portrays three men at the edges of society trying to reconcile the events of their lives. Sydney Writers Festival The festival’s 19th iteration features more than 400 Australian and 60 international writers discussing their works and ideas across 65 venues. Highlights include American author Jonathan Franzen discussing his latest novel, Purity, and feminist icon Gloria Steinem on her new memoir My Life on the Road. Various sessions and locations across Sydney. Opens Monday. Ticket prices vary. Bookings: (02) 9250 1988. Until May 22.