Sally Sara's first play, Stop Girl, is a bold exploration of war trauma and journalism
By Rodney Tiffen, Emeritus Professor, Department of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney
Review: Stop Girl, directed by Anne-Louise Sarks, Belvoir.
Stop Girl is a loosely autobiographical play by ABC journalist Sally Sara exploring her emotional traumas seeking to readjust to life in Sydney after years reporting from war-torn Afghanistan.
The play begins in Kabul with Suzie (Sheridan Harbridge) highly competent and confident, knowing how to operate in that dangerous and chaotic city, a productive and skillful reporter.
Her motto is “don’t connect”: to treat life…
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- Friday, March 26, 2021