Lally Katz is on a journey. She’s left Australia behind and she’s in the country of her childhood, trying to find a way back to when things were innocent. Her relationships are chaotic, her professional life is a shambles and contemporary America seems riddled with charlatans and shysters. But along the way moments of wisdom bubble up, as if from some lost ancient city beneath the waves off Florida…

Five actors play the myriad characters of Lally’s life: ageing Jewish grandparents in Miami, wizened taxi drivers, cynical prophets, unhappy pharmacists, clowns, hip-hop artistes, narcissists, angels, animals – and, of course, Lally herself.

Lally mixes dreaming as a playwright and dreaming as a person – there’s no line between them. This one’s about her, travelling into a mess of love and America, refusing to accept the world is doomed. The whirligig of this latter-day Don Quixote is bursting with playfulness, with imagination – Lally seems to be saying that’s what will save us all and make this bleak world beautiful. – Eamon

Atlantis is supported by The Hive and The Honey Bs.

Warning: This production contains the use of strobe lighting, haze, e-cigarettes, sexual content and loud sound effects.


Paula Arundell
Lucia Mastrantone
Amber McMahon
Hazem Shammas
Matthew Whittet


Writer Lally Katz
Director Rosemary Myers
Set & Costume Designer Jonathon Oxlade
Lighting Designer Damien Cooper
Composer & Sound Designer Harry Covill
Dialect Coach Paige Walker
Movement Director Sara Black
Stage Manager Keiren Smith
Assistant Stage Manager Georgiane Deal

Performance Times

Tuesday & Wednesday 6.30pm
Thursday & Friday 8pm
Saturday 2pm & 8pm
Sunday 5pm

Previews (bookable)
8pm, 28 October
6.30pm, 29 October
8pm, 31 October

Opening Night (invitation only)
8pm, 1 November

Unwaged Performance
2pm, 23 November

Belvoir Briefing
3pm, 22 October


Belvoir’s ticket prices can be dynamically adjusted either up or down without notice. This can apply to a small number of tickets in response to demand for a specific performance date or time. Full ticket terms and conditions can be found on the Ticket Prices page.

 Ticket Type Upstairs
Full Price $72
Subscriber Discount Rate $67
Seniors*/Industry**/Groups (10 or more) $62
Concession† $49
30-Down# $47
Previews $40
Student Saver# $37

† Concession prices are available with a full-time Australian student card, all Centrelink Pensioner concession cards and Veteran Affairs’ cards.
** Industry prices are available to members of Actors Equity (MEAA), AACTA, ASMA, ASDA, ARDA, AFTT, Australian Academy of Dramatic Arts, Actors Centre, Performance Space, Australian Writers’ Guild, Artshub and the NSW Writers’ Centre.
# 30-Down and Student Saver prices are available for Previews, Wednesday evening, Thursday evening, Friday evening, Saturday matinee, Saturday evening.

Some of our productions at Belvoir may contain strong language, smoking, nudity, violence, strobe lighting, haze or other things you may find confronting or uncomfortable. If you are concerned about any of these please ask our Box Office staff about content when booking.



A joyous epic of self-discovery with plenty of heart

Angus McPherson | Limelight

An enchanting, inventive and very funny production.

Sydney Morning Herald | Jason Blake

[An] excellent production

John McCallum | The Australian

Atlantis is a fantastic work

Peter Gotting | Stage Whispers