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Top Girls by Caryl Churchill

1 Foveaux St
Surry Hills NSW 2010
AIM Theatre 2, Level 5, Building A (enter via Building B Main Reception)

Wednesday 2 December from 7pm to 9:30pm Friday 4 December from 12pm to 2:30pm Friday 4 December from 7pm to 9:30pm


Adult: $25.00Concession: $20.00

Can women really have it all? 

It's the high-flying ’80s. Margaret Thatcher’s rise to power as Britain's first female prime minister inspires a new generation of women to take control of their futures and forge new and exciting careers.  

Marlene celebrates her appointment as the managing director of Top Girls Employment Agency by throwing a fantastical dinner party attended by women from history, literature and art to share in her success. Returning to the office on Monday, she discovers that not everyone is thrilled by her promotion and as her past begins to unravel, the sacrifices she made to get to the top are revealed.

Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls is a quick-witted, insightful and poignant anthem to feminism.

Directed by Peta Downes, designed, produced and performed by the 2020/2021 Bachelor of Performance Graduating Company, Churchill's masterpiece is as relevant today as it ever was.

This amateur production of Top Girls is presented by arrangement with ORiGiN Theatrical on behalf of Concord Theatricals Ltd. and Samuel French Ltd. 

All performances of Top Girls will be performed live and face-to-face in AIM’s Theatre 2, with the exception of the Friday 4th December 12pm performance, which will be a livestream performance only.

Performance Information

Playing for 3 performances only.

Friday 4th December, 12pm - Livestream Performance. Livestream Performance: AIM Vimeo Showcase via password (supplied after ticket purchase) - $25 Access fee.

Running time: 2 hr 30 min, including a short interval

Rating: M – This production is not recommended for students under the age of 15. It contains coarse language, and adult themes.


For live performances, patrons will be required to travel to the Australian Institute of Music in Sydney and sit in a theatre space, which has been limited to 24 patrons. Please bring a mask to the performance, which you must wear at all times.

The Australian Institute of Music (AIM) is a registered Covid-Safe business, and our procedures follow strict guidelines set by the NSW State Government and Live Performance Australia. By registering on arrival you agree to follow our Covid-Safe plan and direction from AIM staff.

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Australian Institute of Music


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