In Conversation: Suzie Miller

21.05.19

Daring to Think of Theatre as a Tool for Change Prima Facie is a play I have always wanted to write. But, I had to wait. Wait until I hit my stride as a playwright—the sculpting of the text required…

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A Note from Phil, 9 May

09.05.19

A young Lebanese man squeezing into a glittery frock for the first time. A painting so white that our storyteller cannot tell where the snow ends and the sky begins. A chorus of men belting out ’80s pop songs. A…

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In Conversation: wani Le Frère

30.04.19

wāni Le Frère is the Creator and Performer of Tales of an Afronaut, playing at Griffin Theatre Company from 1-4 May as part of Batch Festival 2019. Leading up to the show, wāni shared some thoughts behind his journey with the…

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A Note from Phil, 26 April

23.04.19

When a festival comes together properly, it is far more than a series of shows in a brochure. Three weeks of new writing in particular can foster an irresistible alchemy between audience and artist. You’ll collect your tickets to a…

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Give Back at Batch

18.04.19

For the duration of Batch Festival 2019, Griffin will be accepting food and toiletry donations for the Asylum Seekers Centre in Newtown. Simply bring any of the items listed below (unopened and in date) to the Stables foyer when you come see a show! Any…

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In Conversation: Adriano Cappelletta

Adriano Cappelletta is the writer, and one of the performers, of Never Let Me Go, playing for four nights as part of Batch Festival 2019. For this In Conversation piece, Adriano details the rich history of AIDS in Australia, which serves as the…

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In Conversation: David Finnigan

16.04.19

David Finnigan, Griffin Award-winning playwright of Kill Climate Deniers, returns to Griffin with his new show You’re Safe till 2024, playing at Batch Festival 2019’s opening weekend. David explored the inspiration behind the show as part of Griffin’s In Conversation series. Have a read…

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A Note from Lee, 11 April

11.04.19

After The Bleeding Tree’s Green Room Award win(s), I want to send a huge bucket of love to Dan at Arts Centre Melbourne, Joel at Geelong Performing Arts Centre and Gill at Canberra Theatre Centre—without them the show would never…

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5 Questions with Emma McManus

09.04.19

Never Trust a Creative City rounds out Batch Festival with some over the top, surreal discourse about gentrification in Australian cities. One half of performance outfit Too Rude, Emma McManus, gave Griffin the lowdown on what you can expect from the…

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5 Questions with Betty Grumble

You know her, you love her—Grif-fave Betty Grumble is back and Betty than ever! Grumble ‘n’ Friends is a brand new variety show featuring your favourite sex clown and a gaggle of talented friends. The perfect Batch Festival treat! 1. Introduce yourself…

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