Stop Girl

Stop
Girl

  • 20 march – 25 April 2021 Upstairs Theatre
  • 1 Hour 40 Minutes (approx.) No Interval

Stop
Girl

by Sally Sara
Directed by Anne-Louise Sarks

  • Venue Upstairs Theatre
  • Dates 20 march – 25 April 2021
  • Duration 1 Hour 40 Minutes (approx.) No Interval
  • Content warning

    Stop Girl includes loud noises, references to trauma, violence, mental illness and contains some strong language.

    Should you wish to speak to a member of staff regarding running times, content warnings or any other show related queries, our box office can be contacted on 02 9699 3444.

    If Stop Girl raises any concerns for you following the performance, Lifeline offers a 24 hour counselling service and can be reached at 13 11 14. Additional information can be found on their website, www.lifeline.org.au. Other services which may be of assistance include mental health advocacy organisation,  Beyond Blue (www.beyondblue.org.au1300 224 636), and youth mental health foundation, Headspace (www.headspace.org.au). You may also consider speaking to a trusted source or engaging your local GP.

  • Supported by
    • The Group
  • Principal Partner
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A new play about the front lines of normal life.

Suzie’s at the top of her game. She’s devoted the best years of her life to reporting from the dangerous front lines all over the world.

But even the most resilient foreign correspondents need to come home one day. What happened to Australia while she was away? And what happened to her?

A ratbaggy, wise play by a writer who’s seen it all first hand, and has learnt how to ask the pointed questions.
I’m sure everyone’s familiar with Sally from her work at the ABC. She’s lived more than most of us would if we had several lifetimes. And her play is a remarkable debut. It’s about our complicated world, and it’s full of heart.
– Eamon Flack

Stop Girl is the proud recipient of the Blake Beckett Trust Award.

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TEAM

  • Sally Sara
    Writer
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    Deborah was last at Belvoir in Company B’s Greek Tragedy. Other theatre credits include: Wicked Sisters (Griffin), Lady Tabouli (National Theatre Of Parramatta/Sydney Festival), Gods Of Strangers (State Theatre Company South Australia), The God Committee, Heartbreak Kid (Ensemble/tours), The Shearston Shift (Sydney Theatre Company/Australian People’s Theatre/tours), I’m With Her, The Mystery of Love & Sex (Darlinghurst Theatre Company)

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  • Anne-Louise Sarks
    Director
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    Deborah was last at Belvoir in Company B’s Greek Tragedy. Other theatre credits include: Wicked Sisters (Griffin), Lady Tabouli (National Theatre Of Parramatta/Sydney Festival), Gods Of Strangers (State Theatre Company South Australia), The God Committee, Heartbreak Kid (Ensemble/tours), The Shearston Shift (Sydney Theatre Company/Australian People’s Theatre/tours), I’m With Her, The Mystery of Love & Sex (Darlinghurst Theatre Company)

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  • Cast

  • Deborah Galanos
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    For Belvoir, Deborah was seen this year in Stop Girl, and was due to appear in 25A’s Son of Byblos which was unfortunately postponed. Other theatre credits: Greek Tragedy (Belvoir Company B), Wicked Sisters (Griffin), Lady Tabouli (National Theatre Of Parramatta/Sydney Festival), Gods Of Strangers (State Theatre Company South Australia), The God Committee, Heartbreak Kid (Ensemble), I’m With Her, The Mystery of Love & Sex (Darlinghurst Theatre Company), Antigone (Sport For […]

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  • Sheridan Harbridge
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    Sheridan is an actor, playwright, singer and comedienne, graduating from NIDA in 2006. She penned the musical Songs for the Fallen, which won Best Musical and Outstanding Actress at the New York Music Theatre Festival in 2015, and has toured in Sydney and Brisbane Festival, Arts Centre Melbourne, and New Zealand major arts festivals. In 2016, she was a […]

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  • Amber McMahon
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    Amber trained at Flinders University Drama Centre, the Stella Adler Company and SITI Company in New York. Best known for her work in theatre, Amber’s boasts an extensive list of credits. Selected credits include; Dance Nation, Bliss, Atlantis, Twelfth Night and Angels in America for Belvoir; Rules for Living, Banging Denmark, Accidental Death of an Anarchist and The Popular Mechanicals for Sydney […]

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  • Mansoor Noor
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    Mansoor’s theatre credits include the following:  Belvoir (Downstairs) Beirut Adrenaline; Apocalypse Theatre/KXT Omar & Dawn; Red Line Productions Just Live!, Belleville, Safety Switch; National Theatre of Parramatta The Comedy of Errors; New Theatre Stupid F**king Bird; bAKEHOUSE/KXT Visiting Hours, The Laden Table; Cross Pollinate/KXT Everybody; Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Daisy Moon Was Born This Way; Freefall Productions White Rabbit Red Rabbit. His feature film credits include The Dog Days of Christmas, The Furnace, […]

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  • Toni Scanlan
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    Deborah was last at Belvoir in Company B’s Greek Tragedy. Other theatre credits include: Wicked Sisters (Griffin), Lady Tabouli (National Theatre Of Parramatta/Sydney Festival), Gods Of Strangers (State Theatre Company South Australia), The God Committee, Heartbreak Kid (Ensemble/tours), The Shearston Shift (Sydney Theatre Company/Australian People’s Theatre/tours), I’m With Her, The Mystery of Love & Sex (Darlinghurst Theatre Company)

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  • Creatives

  • Robert Cousins
    Set Designer
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    Deborah was last at Belvoir in Company B’s Greek Tragedy. Other theatre credits include: Wicked Sisters (Griffin), Lady Tabouli (National Theatre Of Parramatta/Sydney Festival), Gods Of Strangers (State Theatre Company South Australia), The God Committee, Heartbreak Kid (Ensemble/tours), The Shearston Shift (Sydney Theatre Company/Australian People’s Theatre/tours), I’m With Her, The Mystery of Love & Sex (Darlinghurst Theatre Company)

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  • Mel Page
    Costume Designer
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    Deborah was last at Belvoir in Company B’s Greek Tragedy. Other theatre credits include: Wicked Sisters (Griffin), Lady Tabouli (National Theatre Of Parramatta/Sydney Festival), Gods Of Strangers (State Theatre Company South Australia), The God Committee, Heartbreak Kid (Ensemble/tours), The Shearston Shift (Sydney Theatre Company/Australian People’s Theatre/tours), I’m With Her, The Mystery of Love & Sex (Darlinghurst Theatre Company)

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  • Paul Jackson
    Lighting Designer
  • Stefan Gregory
    Composer/Sound Designer
  • Hamed Sadeghi
    Associate Composer/Sound Designer
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    Born 1983 in Iran, Hamed Sadeghi is a multi-instrumentalist and composer based in Sydney, Australia. He studied Persian classical music in Tehran and master of sound engineering in Malaysia before he moves to Australia in 2013. His recent highlights in theatre include scoring and performing in productions Sami in Paradise 2018 at Belvoir Sydney Theatre, […]

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  • Hannah Goodwin
    Assistant Director
  • Luke McGettigan
    Stage Manager
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    Luke is Belvoir’s Resident Stage Manager. For Belvoir, he has stagemanaged My Brilliant Career, A Room of One’s Own, Packer & Sons, Things I Know To Be True, Counting and Cracking, The Dance of Death, A Taste of Honey, Sami in Paradise, Barbara and the Camp Dogs, Ghosts, TheRover, Mark Colvin’s Kidney, Faith Healer, Twelfth […]

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  • Cecilia Nelson
    Assistant Stage Manager
  • Nigel Poulton
    Fight, Movement and Intimacy Coordinator
  • Jack Saltmiras
    Video Deviser and Cinematographer
  • Susie Henderson
    Video Content Creator and Systems