Hiya whats up!
I’m Alex, and I’m so thrilled to be becoming a member of the Griffin staff as the brand new Entrance of Home Supervisor. I’ve spent the previous couple of days getting correctly acquainted with my great new colleagues and the gorgeous venue we name residence. What a bunch of legends! Any Grif-friend of theirs is a Grif-friend of mine—so I stay up for assembly you all while you’re subsequent in.
Please do say hello over at The Penny Prepare dinner Bar! I’m all the time eager for a chat and glad to offer that all-important pre- or post-show libation to spherical out an incredible evening within the theatre. We’re all about native, high quality thirst-quenchers—come strive our unimaginable pure vinos from the superior of us at P&V Wine + Liquor Retailers, or the refreshing ales and lagers from the staff up the highway at Sydney Brewery in Surry Hills. Or maybe a Griffin traditional—a G&T made on the scrumptious 4 Pillars (actually voted the world’s greatest gin two years working, not unhealthy for an Aussie craft distillery!).
However slingin’ drinks isn’t the one ardour of mine—like lots of you, I’m a theatre addict and have been coming to Griffin for over 15 years. As a second-year appearing pupil, I sat in that intimate area all of us treasure and wept for Tim and John within the unique season of Holding the Man—and 12 months after 12 months since I’ve been drawn to, then blown away by the brand new Australian works the corporate so proudly champions: The Bleeding Tree, Kill Local weather Deniers, Prima Facie, Metropolis of Gold—I may go on itemizing however you don’t want me to let you know what extremely highly effective and important theatre Griffin makes. I’m so excited to now be part of the staff that helps help and nurture this important and pressing work.
Talking of! We’re kicking off the season of A is for Apple tonight and it’s shaping as much as be a cracker. A staff of proficient folks making wonderful theatre. It’s raucous, feminist, vibrant and enjoyable and we’re so eager to share it with you all—it’s the proper antidote to the moist and gloomy Sydney we discover ourselves in, and a joyful escape from the insanity of life in 2022.
Griffin is as soon as once more going all-city! Orange Thrower has simply opened its Parramatta season—massive chookas to the forged and crew. We all know that the Riverside audiences will likely be so thrilled to partake in its heartwarming and vibrant world.
Shifting ever onward, the staff has assembled for Ghosting the Social gathering and rehearsals kick off on Monday. With Easter arising, there could also be for some a deal with one other story of somebody who ghosted the get together solely to return again as a result of it was an excessive amount of enjoyable. However as soon as all of the chocolate has been eaten and the general public holidays are within the rear-view, we’re so excited to share Melissa Bubnic’s great work with you in all of its gentle and shade, poignancy, and hilarity.
That’s all from me! I stay up for seeing you, assembly you, laughing with you, and speaking store with you. Make yourselves recognized on the bar while you subsequent go to!
Entrance of Home Supervisor