Sydney's Griffin Theatre Have Dropped Their 2020 Program

26 August 2019 | 3:50 pm | Staff Writer

Featuring new works by David Williamson and Matthew Whittet.

Griffin's SBW Stables Theatre is celebrating 50 years of Aussie storytelling with their 2020 season, which boasts new works by some of Australia's most loved palywrights, 

The program opens with Andrew McFarlane and Jamie Oxenbould in a new family drama, exploring intergenerational differences, by legendary Aussie playwright David Williamson, Family Values.

Kindness, a new work by Aussie Matthew Whittet, unfolds over one night, as a group of 20-somethings try to save their friend Lukas from the depths of his depression.

Playwright Kendall Feaver returns to Griffin with her new work, Wherever She Wanders, which unpacks the issue of rape culture at Australian university colleges, and the impact of social media activism. 

Sharri Sebbens directs Griffin Award winner, Superheroes by Mark Rogers, a story that follows two women living dramatically different lives in NSW's Thirroul, and in Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovnia. 

Wicked Sisters by Alma De Groen closes Griffin's main season, the story delving into themes of grief and friendship, returning 18 years on from its premiere at the theatre in 2002. 

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Prima Facie, a one-woman show by Suzie Miller, that confronts the way our justice system handles sexual assault cases, returns in 2020, before touring to Malthouse Theatre in Melbourne and QTC. 

Griffin's 2020 program is then rounded out by four one-(wo)man shows – Is There Something Wrong With That Lady? written by and starring Offspring creator Debra Oswald; comic Oliver Twist's FEAR, reflecting on his experience as a refugee; Phil Spencer's dissection of punk music, parenthood and Patti Smith, No Standing. No Dancing.; and drag artist Betty Grumble's new show Enemies Of Grooviness – Eat Shit

Check out all the info for the full season HERE