Stop Girl review

Sheridan Harbridge in Stop Girl. Photo by Brett Boardman. There are lots of things to like about Stop Girl. It deals with interesting material, features great performances and engaging sound design. However, everything else from Stop Girl left me all but confused. Sally Sara’s debut play, Stop Girl, is a…

? Illuminating April at ATYP ?

Meg Goodfellow, Development Coordinator Hello! Can you believe it’s April already? This time last year we were heading into isolation and facing an uncertain few months. It was like the lights all went out and we were stumbling through the dark – much like what happens to the teenagers in…

Hamilton review

The cast of Hamilton Australia. Photo by Daniel Boud. After a renowned season on Broadway and the West End, the 11-time Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton opened in Sydney to thunderous applause. The musical depicts the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and is incredibly transportive, its collective elements shifting…

Appropriate review

Sam Worthington and Mandy McElhinney in Sydney Theatre Company’s Appropriate, 2021. Photo: Prudence Upton © Appropriate, written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Wesley Enoch, is a family psychodrama based on the kind of acrimonious dynastic conflict that can happen when a large fortune is at stake. While there is…

I’ve Been Meaning To Ask You review

Chloe in I’ve Been Meaning To Ask You. Photo by Tracey Schramm. I’ve Been Meaning to Ask You is not a show… it’s a giant, intergenerational game of ‘Kahoot’ that gets you laughing, nodding and blushing in embarrassment. It’s all too real for an audience member of any age, ethnicity,…

Jali review

Oliver Twist and Jennifer Jackson. Photo by Estelle Yoon. Jali: noun: a West African historian, storyteller, praise singer, poet, or musician. This week the Griffin SBW Stables Theatre opened its doors after a forced year-long (to the day) COVID-19 spurred hiatus, and with an excellent choice of show to open…