A Note from Hayley, 25 January


Dear Grif-friend, Hello! I’m Hayley and I’m new here… can I please sit with you? I joined Griffin in the new year as the Administrator, after spending the last 10 years working in stage management and props in commercial theatre….

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A Note from Declan, 11 January


Dear Grif-friend, Let me be the five-hundredth person to wish you a very happy new year!! When do we stop saying it? Is it around this time? If you have an opinion please don’t hesitate to let me know. For…

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2024 Subscription Gifting Guide


Giving the gift of theatre this holiday season and don’t know where to begin? You’ve come to the right place! Griffin has a host of incredible and varied 2024 Subscription packages that are perfect for any seasoned theatre-lover, theatre newbie,…

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A Note from Julieanne, 14 December


Dear Grif-friend, I am in denial about the imminent end of the year. As is often the case, I think I’ll have all this time in December to whittle down my to-do list and do fun tasks like filing emails…

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Griffin 2024: Super Big Win!


Subscribe to Griffin’s 2024 Season before midnight Sunday 21 January 2024 and you will automatically go in the running for our Super Big Win prize! You could win: 1 night accommodation in a Premium Deluxe Room at the Kimpton Margot…

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A Note from Khym, 30 November


Dear Grif-friend, This week marks a year since I started here at Griffin as General Manager. It also marks 53 years since the very first production at the SBW Stables Theatre took place (Biggles by Michael Boddy, Ron Blair and…

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A Note from Gary, 16 November


Kia ora Grif-friend! This fortnight’s recipient of the Marketing team’s doe eyes and fluttering lashes is me, Gary, the Ticketing Manager here at Griffin. For authenticity you need to read this note with the flattened vowel sounds of a Kiwi…

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A Note from Julian, 2 November


Dear Grif-friend, My name’s Julian and I’m the Literary Associate at Griffin Theatre Company. I work across our Creative Programs—Griffin Studio, Griffin Award and Griffin Ambassadors! This means I have the immense pleasure of getting down to the nitty gritty of…

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A Note from Alex, 19 October


Dear Grif-friend, Alex here, Front of House Manager of our rag-tag bunch of theatremakers. You probably know me as the “man with the big back paddock voice” (actual feedback from someone who attended the venue) doing the pre-show announcement in…

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Art Vs Science: Lighting Designer Verity Hampson


Verity Hampson is one of  Australia’s most prolific lighting designers. Her designs have featured at the SBW Stables Theatre more than any other designer of the past 20 years, and this year she has worked on three back-to-back productions at Griffin….

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