Playing Beatie Bow review

Sofia Nolan, Catherine Văn-Davies, and Rory O’Keeffe in Playing Beatie Bow. Photo by Daniel Boud. STC has returned to its home in The Wharf with a love letter to a theatre space sorely missed these last few years. Playing Beatie Bow seems to wander from the streets of The Rocks…

March Madness – in the best way! 🤪

Lucy McNabb, Marketing and Communications Manager Hello ATYP-eople! Lucy here, one day away from celebrating my first month as Marketing and Communications Manager! By way of introduction, here are some things I’m loving right now:  Dua Lipa. No further explanations required.  Allens have just released a sour edition of their…

ArtsLab: Unreliable Witness review

Photography by Joshua Morris, design overlay by David Molloy. pollon by Eliza Scott So here we are: it’s 2021, I’ve come out of theatre reviewing retirement and what a time it is for the Sydney theatre scene. The work I’m seeing at the moment is the most relevant and exciting…

All Hail The Queens – Drummer Queens review

The cast of Dummer Queens. Photo by David Hooley. Exciting, loud and high energy with a touch of dystopia, Drummer Queens is an innovative theatrical experience not to be missed. Featuring a diverse cast of eight fierce female drummers in bright yellow jumpsuits, the performance combines the female strength and…

The 2021 Martin-Lysicrates Prize

2021 MARTIN-LYSICRATES PRIZE Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) is proud to be partnering once again with The Lysicrates Foundation and Riverside Theatres to present The Martin-Lysicrates Prize. BACKGROUND: The Martin-Lysicrates Prize celebrates the best new Australian writing for young people. For more information on the history of the prize and the…


Karis Oka and the cast of FANGIRLS. Photo by Brett Boardman. FANGIRLS, written by Yve Blake, is an absolute delight from start to finish. Both incredibly funny and genuinely moving, it is a show written with love and empathy. The writer’s clear personal experience with the community and care for…