Riverside’s National Theatre of Parramatta (NTofP) is delighted to present the world premiere of Felicity Castagna’s multi-award-winning novel. “Addictive, funny and moving” (The Canberra Times), Girls in Boys’ Cars is a sophisticated exploration of cultural expectations, societal pressures, and the complex lives of adolescent girls told through the lens of a road-trip story.
Winner of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards Prize for Writing for Young Adults 2022, the Queensland Literary Awards Young Adult Book Award 2022, and the Children's Book Council of Australia's Honour Book of the Year for Older Readers 2022, this theatrical adaptation of Castagna’s novel is not to be missed.
Directed and adapted by award-winning theatre-maker Priscilla Jackman (National Theatre of Parramatta and Sydney Theatre Company’s White Pearl), the production also features mesmerising performances from Ziggy Resnick (Griffin Theatre Company’s A is for Apple), Nikita Waldron (Winner of the Australian Theatre for Young People 2021 Rebel Wilson Comedy Commission), Suz Mawer (bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company’s The Laden Table), Ella Prince (Bell Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors) and Alex Stamell (Hulu’s Nine Perfect Strangers).
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“Addictive, funny and moving” - The Canberra Times
Writer: Felicity Castagna
Director & Adapted for the stage by: Priscilla Jackman
Associate Director: Lucy Clements
Multimedia Designer: Mark Bolotin
Production Designer: Melanie Liertz
Lighting Designer: Morgan Moroney
Sound Designer: Zac Saric
Dramaturg: Brittanie Shipway
Stage Manager: Jaime Petersen
Cast: Nikita Waldron, Ziggy Resnick, Suz Mawer, Ella Prince and Alex Stamell
1hr 30mins (incl. interval)
October 19th, 2023
November 3rd, 2023
Riverside Theatres Parramatta
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