ATYP regrets to announce our production of CUSP will no longer be presented in 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. If you have purchased tickets to this show you have a couple of options:
  • You can choose to donate the price of your tickets to ATYP as a tax-deductible donation. Your support at this unprecedented and extremely challenging time for the arts will be more valuable than we can express. As a not-for-profit company, ATYP relies on the generosity and understanding of our community. By donating the value of your tickets you will help to reduce the impact this revenue loss will have on our artists and ongoing company costs.
  • You can contact the Griffin Theatre Box Office to have your tickets refunded. This will be returned via your original payment method.
ATYP will continue to act on the advice from the Federal and State governments, the Department of Health, NSW Health (and other state health departments where applicable) ensuring our community of young people, parents, carers, artists, audiences, staff, and board are kept informed and safe through this unsettling time.

A Brown’s Mart Theatre Co-production

Elvis wants Rosie. Rosie wants to escape. Maddie doesn’t know what the hell she wants, but it sure isn’t this.

While Rosie weighs up the needs of community with her own life dreams, Elvis juggles a life of crime with a tougher path on the straight-and-narrow, and Maddie faces life as a single parent.

CUSP juxtaposes the Northern Territory’s vast Top End landscape with the turbulent lives of three emerging adults as they swim against the tide of irrevocable change; balancing choice versus fate in a world where, as Elvis observes, “Some people just get better choices than others.”

ATYP is proud to have commissioned this urgent new work by award-winning playwright Mary Anne Butler.

Warnings: Adult themes, frequent coarse language, descriptions of sexual acts, references to trauma and self harm.

How do you move into the future, when your past keeps dragging you backwards

Season 2020

Griffin Theatre
Previews 11 – 13 March
Season 13 – 28 March

Riverside Theatres
Season 31 March


Griffin Theatre
Wed-Sat 7pm
Sun 5pm

Wed 25 March 12pm
Fri 27 March 11am

Riverside Theatres
Matinee 11am
Evening 6:30pm


Griffin Theatre
SBW Stables Theatre
10 Nimrod Street, Kings Cross

Riverside Theatres
Cnr Church and Market Sts, Parramatta


80 mins


15+ for GP audiences
Years 11 & 12 for schools

Creative Team

Mary Anne Butler

Fraser Corfield

Jane FitzGerald

Set Designer
Cj Fraser-Bell

Lighting Design
Jessie Davis

Sound Designer/Production Manager (Darwin Season)
Brad Fawcett

Sound Designer Mentor
Matt Cunliffe

Stage Manager (Darwin Season)
Scott Gooding

LX/AX Operator (Darwin Season)
Brenton Ryan

Production Manager/Stage Manager (Sydney Season)
Sorie Bangura

Cultural Consultant
Rosealee Grimes (nee Pearson)

Assistant Director
Claudene Shoesmith

Assistant Director
Adam Stepfner


Stevie Jean
Josh McElroy
Nyasha Ogden

Image Credit

Luke Stambouliah

Art Direction
Justin Stambouliah

Sophia Lee

Image Subject
Jordan Dulieu