Grand Horizons review

14.06.21 Linda Cropper, Johnny Nasser, Zindzi Okenyo, Guy Simon and John Bell in Sydney Theatre Company’s Grand Horizons, 2021. Photo: Prudence Upton © Grand Horizons, written by Bess Wohl, follows Nancy and Bill who decide, after fifty years together, to call quits on their marriage. This prompts their children to…

Hot Mess review

10.06.21 HOT MESS. Photo by Clare Hawley. Hot Mess is a pee-your-pants-funny, bold, and self-aware comedy that stages the moments every queer womxn knows, loves and laughs about. From a song about abortion rights to the struggles of peeing in a jumpsuit to crying about your ex-girlfriend in the bathroom,…

Dreaming of Vivisection – American Psycho review

08.06.21 American Psycho: The Musical. Photo by Daniel Boud. Leave your sanity at the door and enter a world run rampant with killer fashion and fashionable killers… American Psycho: The Musical is a darkly satirical piece filled with finely tailored suits and witty one-liners sharper than a knife. Directed by…

Once review

04.06.21 The cast of Once at Darlinghurst Theatre Company. Photo by Robert Catto. From the very first chord in the show, we’re drawn into the world of Guy, played by Toby Francis, as he plays about his woeful heart and lack of love for life or music. The set is…

Come From Away review

03.06.21 The original Australian cast of Come From Away. Photo by Jeff Busby. Come From Away tells a story about a town called Gander in Newfoundland, Canada, a town which on September 11th had to accommodate over 7,000 passengers from across the world. Due to the events that occurred on…

June is bustin’ out all over at ATYP! 💥

Claudene Shoesmith, Deputy Workshops Manager As we race to the halfway point of 2021, I’ve been reading several interesting articles about the emotional state currently felt by many that has been described as ‘languishing’. Languishing is a sense of stagnation and emptiness – and as the world continues to wrestle…