Fun Home review

05.05.21 Lucy Maunder in Sydney Theatre Company’s Fun Home, 2021. Photo: Prudence Upton © Listen, I’m not a musical person but here we are reviewing Fun Home, based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel with Book and Lyrics by Lisa Kron. I’m starting to think the term “musical person”…

Follow us into May at ATYP 💛

Monique Johnstone, Deputy Education Manager. It’s coming close to the end of my first three months here at ATYP and every day I come to work, my awe and admiration grows for the amazing programs, productions, and incredible young people and colleagues that make up the ATYP family. The whole…

Yellow Face review

Shan-Ree Tan in Yellow Face. Photo by Clare Hawley. Yellow Face was an expertly crafted show. It was as visually beautiful as it was funny and relevant. The play tells the semi-autobiographical story of David Henry Hwang, the author and Tony award-winning playwright for his work M.Butterfly. It begins in…

Lights in the Park review

Daisy Millpark in Lights in the Park. Photo by Tracey Schramm. ‘The streetlights being out. It is kinda magical…’ As an ominous soundscape invited audiences into the familiar world of this collaboration presented by ATYP and Q Theatre, Lights in The Park, directed by Lucy Clements and written by Alexander…

Is There Something Wrong With That Lady? review

Debra Oswald. Photo by Brett Boardman. “I want to work with clever people and make something new”.  These words, spoken by writer Debra Oswald, are at the heart of her one-woman show Is There Something Wrong With That Lady?, playing at Griffin Theatre Company. The play explores her life and…

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Judith Seeff, ATYP Archivist remembers Adèle Jeffreys. Adèle came to work at ATYP as Education Manager, in 2010. I expected that it would take a while for me to get to know her, but her exuberant, outgoing nature endeared her to me from the start. Adèle had the widest smile,…