Griffin Wristbands Are Here!


As part of Griffin’s growing commitment to sustainability, we are aiming to transition to a totally paperless ticketing system by 2021. This year, we’re introducing Griffin Wristbands into the Front of House experience at the SBW Stables. Simply head to…

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A Note From Lee, 16 January

So for the last seven years I have been writing to you every couple of weeks about the ups and downs of life at Griffin. When I started we had just finished the renovation of the Griffin office—thank you SBW…

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In Conversation: David Williamson

David Williamson is arguably Australia’s most successful playwright, with more than 50 plays produced, staged and toured nationally and  internationally, numerous film and television writing credits, and a swathe of awards and accolades for his work.   With his play, Family…

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A Note from Lee, 2 January


2020! The future! It wasn’t supposed to start like this. But here we are in the smoke haze, hoping that friends and families around the burning country can be helped to safety. This year we will be talking about the…

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A Note from Lee, 19 December


So even though Christmas is upon us, it doesn’t feel very Christmassy. The city is smoky, stressed and tired. Our PM is absent, and our firefighters are exhausted. But I wanted to finish the year on a positive note. So…

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Still Becoming: In Conversation with Ella Butler


Ella Butler is the Designer of Rita Kalnejais’s First Love is the Revolution. She’s behind the astro-turf wonderland that is the set, as well as the hilariously on-point costumes that build the animalistic world of the play. The Griffs sat…

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A Special Announcement from Griffin

We are thrilled to announce playwright, director and dramaturg Declan Greene as the next Artistic Director of the Company. The first playwright to be appointed to the position in nearly 20 years, Declan’s creative practice is closely aligned with the…

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A Note from Lee, 5 December


I don’t know about you, but I keep waking up in the middle of the night thinking the house is burning. A strange and awful beginning to December with the city shrouded in smoke, our hearts go out to the…

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A Note from Karen, 21 November


Lee and Phil are both taking some much needed R&R, leaving space for me to get a few words in before we wrap up the year… I am not sure I can follow up Phil Spencer’s story with my first…

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