A Note from Ang, 28 January


Hello Grif-fans! I’m Ang—I’m Griffin’s Marketing Coordinator, writing to you from my desk in the company’s little terrace house office on Craigend Street. To my right, there is an open bag of Easter eggs (and I won’t hear any criticism…

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Green Park: A Short History


Elias Jamieson Brown’s play Green Park is named after, and set in, the real Green Park, which is situated opposite St Vincent’s hospital on Victoria Street in Darlinghurst. Green Park has been nestled amongst the urban hustle and bustle of…

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A Note from Declan, 14 January


Dear Grif-fans, I hope you’re reading this with eyes that are a little less bleary from screen fatigue—and that you managed to get some excellent rest and recoup time after that hectic year. That said, if you’re reading this poolside…

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5 Questions with Andrea James


Andrea James is Griffin’s brand new Associate Artist! Andrea is an accomplished playwright, director and dramaturg, and to celebrate her joining the Grif-family, we asked her five questions to get to know her a little better. Read on! Welcome to…

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A Note from Declan, 3 December


It’s been over two weeks since we launched our 2021 Season! Time moves in strange ways in 2020—faster and slower than ever before—and suddenly we’re in December…  Last week Associate Artistic Director Tessa Leong and I had the great joy…

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In Conversation: Alma De Groen


Alma De Groen is the incredible playwright behind Wicked Sisters, as well as one of Australia’s greatest playwrights. Her career has spanned decades, and she was Griffin’s first ever Literary Manager. To celebrate the revival of her play, Alma was kind…

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A Note from Phil, 19 November


It is with a heavy heart and a dusty head that I clear out my desk and pen this, my final newsletter, in my role as Artistic Associate here at Griffin Theatre Company. But don’t worry, I promised our newly…

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A Note from Tessa, 5 November


Hi!  Whoa. It’s November!   Our much-loved Superheroes have just exited the Seymour Centre. Being new to the team at Griffin, it is an absolute joy welcoming artists into the company and being receptive to what they need to make great experiences for our audiences. Shari Sebbens’s directorial…

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In Conversation: Mark Rogers


Mark Rogers is the multi-award-winning playwright behind Superheroes, which finishes its season on Saturday 31 October. To reflect on the play and its premiere production, Mark sat down with the Griffin team and had a yarn, which has been transcribed here…

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