In Conversation: Kendall Feaver


On Research… The word ‘research’ often conjures an image of something sterile and boring; a process that’s supposed to function in direct opposition to creativity. For me, however, research is about opening up new possibilities, challenging my own opinions, and…

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A Note from Lee, 16 August


Is your August just crazy busy? Ours too! We opened Kendall Feaver’s The Almighty Sometimes and it is really blowing people away. Find a couple of hours in your week to come up the hill and see an incredible first…

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A Note from Phil, 2 August


I have been away for the past few weeks and yesterday I returned. Now, unlike when I returned home from a holiday last year to find the house sitter had killed the cat*, eaten all of the emergency homemade lasagne…

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Designing The Almighty Sometimes


The Almighty Sometimes has quite nice challenges for a designer. The play invites us into a mind, in a way that isn’t necessarily realistic. It’s kind of nebular and confusing to some extent, and this is where the brilliant part…

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A Note From Karen, 19 July


You know when I’m asked to write the e-news note that things are busy in the Griffin house! Lee is currently in the final week of rehearsal for The Almighty Sometimes. I cannot wait for you to see it. I loved this…

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A Note from Lee, 5 July


It’s freezing! But tucked away in the basement of Sydney Uni we are rehearsing Kendall Feaver‘s hot new play The Almighty Sometimes. Bad joke, great play. There is nothing more exhilarating than feeling a new Australian work come to life in the…

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5 Questions With Hannie Rayson


Playwright and author Hannie Rayson brings her sublimely comedic one-woman show, Hello, Beautiful! to Griffin this July. To find out more, we asked Hannie some questions about life, family and touring a solo show around Australia. 1. What’s been your most memorable performance to date?…

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A Note from Phil, 21 June


It’s been a big week here. Ooft. I feel like I say that a lot between tired gasps and sips of tea. But it really has been. Firstly, you know you’ve had an excellent week in the theatre when meeting*…

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A Note from Phil, 7 June


I’m not absolutely certain which philosopher it was who said “Mo Money, Mo Problems”—it was either Soren Kierkegaard or The Notorious B.I.G. Of course, they were right. Because is there anything more frustrating than being on your doorstep trying to…

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In Conversation with Brooke Robinson


Brooke Robinson is the playwright of Griffin’s second Main Season production for 2018, Good Cook. Friendly. Clean.. The play is darkly comic and sees a middle-aged woman spiral out of control as she desperately attempts to make herself marketable to the cruel…

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