Home, I’m Darling review

Anthony Taufa and Andrea Demetriades in Sydney Theatre Company’s Home, I’m Darling, 2021. Photo: Prudence Upton © Sydney Theatre Company’s Home, I’m Darling, written by Laura Wade and directed by Jessica Arthur, is a deep dive into the world of nostalgia.  The play opens with an exquisite set design that…

Dead Skin review

Laneikka Denne in Dead Skin. Photo by Jasmin Simmons. Audiences are no strangers to coming-of-age stories. Yet Dead Skin feels like a refreshing exploration of this journey through both its tangible and abstract language, and its muted, minimal design. The dialogue, written by then 17-year-old Laneikka Denne, feels like you’re…

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…