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A Word from Ang, 18 Might

A Word from Ang, 18 Might



Expensive Grif-friend,

Ang from the Advertising and marketing group right here! I hope you’re nicely and have efficiently transitioned your summer season wardrobe to your autumn/winter one, making your on a regular basis existence fashionable and cosy in equal measure. Subsequent week, I’m headed off for a little bit of depart to Tokyo, which suggests there’s presently a large pile of summer season garments sitting on my flooring, ready to be packed.

This week, nevertheless, has been completely chock-full of pleasure right here at Griffin HQ, with Pony by Eloise Snape having fun with rapturous applause, ★★★★ critiques and an all-round spectacular opening on the SBW Stables Theatre! Crew Advertising and marketing has been beavering away at a pair of sparkly, shiny, textured picture partitions that stand on proud show within the lobby of our expensive theatre—and we’ve collected an assortment of hats for keen viewers members to don and pose with of their Insta piccies or TikTok movies. A lot enjoyable!

However sufficient about what I’ve been spending my week on—the artistic group behind Pony has been working so arduous throughout previews to deliver you, the viewers, a one lady present that’s hilarious, relatable and completely lovely. I’ve seen the present twice now and I can’t wait to go a 3rd time. I introduced my dad and mom on Mom’s Day weekend they beloved it—my dad even referred to as it a “should see” (facet word: dads reviewing theatre could be a terrific podcast concept!). Pony is the right play to deliver your dad and mom, grownup youngsters, mates or accomplice to—it’s fairly merely a heck of a enjoyable trip. I extremely suggest it!

In fact, we are able to’t speak about one lady reveals at Griffin with out mentioning the continued success of Suzie Miller‘s Prima Facie. It was introduced this week that the unimaginable Cynthia Erivo will star as Tessa within the film adaptation (!!!) of the play that has made waves on stage in over 25 international locations (!!!). I’ve labored at Griffin for over 5 years, and monitoring the very beginnings of Prima Facie‘s improvement by way of to the place it’s now has been a pure journey. I nonetheless can’t fairly imagine the enormity of a play that began proper right here on the SBW Stables Theatre. It makes me so pleased with what our theatre can do!

For those who’d wish to see Prima Facie‘s religious sequel, Suzie Miller‘s Jailbaby opens this July, and tickets are already promoting quick! Get in fast and also you would possibly see the common-or-garden beginnings of one more world success from one in every of Australia’s finest playwrights.

I believe Prima Facie and Pony are each wonderful examples of the astonishing calibre of theatre that Griffin produces on the common. We make work that persistently punches above its weight largely due to our passionate household of donors, whose generosity accounts for a couple of third of our whole revenue as a theatre firm. This finish of monetary 12 months Griffin wants the assist of theatre lovers such as you to assist us obtain some fairly thrilling issues within the close to future (together with the event of brand name new work, supporting the nation’s most enjoyable artists, and guaranteeing nice Australian theatre is for everybody). It was additionally plenty of enjoyable to work on this 12 months’s hilarious EOFY video—test it out and contemplate donating immediately!

I believe that’s all from me. I’ll see you across the theatre as soon as I’m again from Japan!


Ang Collins
Content material Producer



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