Flight Paths

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Riverside's National Theatre of Parramatta presents

Flight Paths


Lennox Theatre


16 March - 24 March 2018

Event Type

Live Event

A man falls from the sky! The lives of two Australians are changed forever. Flight Paths is a thrilling theatrical tale of international intrigue and welfare connecting Kenya, the UK and Australia. A sensational new play that will  shake you up, turn you round and get you to see your world from a whole new perspective. Think you can change the world? Choose your flight path.

  • A world premiere from Sydney’s dynamic newest theatre company
  • Must-see surprising, contemporary and entertaining theatre
  • A brilliant creative team led by award winning director, Anthea Williams
  • A fresh and talented cast
  • Strictly limited season

Politics, charity and good intentions are always messy and complicated. Two young adults head overseas with the objective to change the world for the better, but can they? Emily heads to the world’s largest slums in Kenya as a volunteer for a charitable NGO, Luisa to Oxford University in the UK, both full of passion, hope and enthusiasm. They soon realise that reality isn’t always what you signed up for.

Flight Paths is a world premiere play written by Sydney playwright Julian Larnach and directed by Anthea Williams, winner of the 2017 Sydney Theatre Awards for best direction (Hir, Belvoir).

Dates & Times:
Friday 16 March at 7.30pm
Saturday 17 March at 7.30pm (Opening Night)
Wednesday 21 March at 7.30pm
Thursday 22 March at 6.30pm
Friday 23 March at 7.30pm
Saturday 24 March at 2.15pm and 7.30pm

Please be aware that there is a lockout for this performance – entry after 10 minutes only and a total lockout after 15 minutes. 

Flight Paths was commissioned by the Australian Theatre for Young People and developed with Playwriting Australia at the National Script Workshop.

Meet the Director and Playwright of Flight Paths on our Blog

Adhama – Richie Morris
Anika – Monica Kumar
Charlie – Aileen Huynh
Emily – Airlie Dodds
Luisa – Ebony Vagulans
Tom and Max – Brandon McClelland

Julian Larnach

Anthea Williams

Set & Costume Design
Jeremy Allen

Lighting Design
Verity Hampson

Sound Design
Michael Toisuta

Tessa Leong

Creative Futures
James Elazzi

Flight Paths was developed with Playwriting Australia at the National Script Workshop

★★★★ “A drama of big ideas. It is both original and ambitious.” Daily Review – Read the full review


Ticket Options

Riverside Member - Adult $42
Riverside Member - Concession $37
Riverside Member - 30 Club $30
Adult $49
Concession (Australian Pensioner, Australian Senior and Full Time Students) $44
30 & Under $39
Transaction fees apply
Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60


90 minutes no interval.
Please be aware that there is a lockout for this performance – entry after 10 minutes only and a total lockout after 15 minutes. 

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