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The Art House presents


26 Aug - 27 Aug 2021 Showing at The Art House Studio

Info Cast & Creatives Reviews


All Art House patrons will be seated in line with current NSW Public Health guidelines. As per the latest Government legislation, face masks are no longer mandatory in the auditorium and no vacant seats are held between bookings. We are now operating at 100% capacity. Due to this we highly recommend that you continue to wear a face mask whilst in the auditorium as you may be seated directly next to someone else.

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The Art House Presents

A Windmill Theatre Company Production


Written by Duncan Graham

Chloe and Hassan are under suspicion for stealing money while feeding the class Axolotl. Sent outside to work out who’s responsible, the unlikely pair find they have something in common. Each of them has been forced by their parents to leave their respective homes and face life as the new kid at school.

As their personal histories are revealed, Chloe hears the incredible first-hand account of an Afghan boy who’s travelled alone, thousands of kilometres across land and sea, for a better life.

Is the discovery of Hassan’s back story enough to save him from Chloe’s desire to protect her position in her new-found friendship group?

Amphibian is an epic story of displacement, loss, and adapting to different worlds.

Amphibian has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.




Cast & Creatives

Writer Duncan Graham

Director Sasha Zahra

Designer Meg Wilson

Composer, Sound Designer Ian Moorhead

Lighting, Audio Visual Designer Mark Pennington

Cultural Consultant Muzafar Ali

Cultural Consultant Elyas Alavi

Cast TBC


“A must-see work for teenagers and adults that could start some important conversations.” INDAILY

“A wholeheartedly entertaining and humanising experience. This is a compassionate piece of theatre told with a punch.” GLAM ADELAIDE

“I left wishing every 12-year-old in the country could see this show.” KIDS IN ADELAIDE

“This is a marvellously strong and compelling story from Windmill. In a time of us-and-them attitudes, Amphibian is an urgently-needed and beautifully-crafted plea for awareness and compassionate action.” ADELAIDE THEATRE GUIDE

“It sparkles with ideas and topics taken from the mouths, hearts and creative minds of school children currently within our education system. In this lies the play’s strength.” ARTSHUB

“[The creative team] all have considerable form, but the real stars are the refugees, surviving on land and water.” THE ADVERTISER



The Art House Studio


Thu 26 Aug 2021 - 7:15PM

Fri 27 Aug 2021 - 10AM

Fri 27 Aug 2021 - 12PM

Important Information

Duration: 55 minutes
Age recommendation 12+
(Years 7-12 for school audiences)
Warning: show contains adult themes and use of theatrical haze

Please note Dine & Discover Vouchers can only be redeemed in advance during office hours by phoning 02 4335 1485 or visiting us in person, and cannot be used for door sales 1 hour prior to a performance. For more information on how to use your vouchers CLICK HERE.


Adult: $35.00
Concession: $30.00
Members: $25.00
Under 30: $25.00
School Groups: $20.00

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