Windmill continue their tradition of presenting children's theatre that isn't just for children, with great production values and a habit of never underestimating their core audience.
Adelaide Theatre Guide
Windmill is testament to what financial and political support for children's theatre can achieve, the company having more than repaid the investment with a string of Helpmann awards, critically acclaimed collaborations with leading writers and companies, and even a Broadway debut.
The Sydney Morning Herald
The adults in the audience were having almost as much fun as the kids.
It was out of this world and I felt like I'd been taken out of my ordinary one right into another one which is exactly what happened to Dorothy. It was magical.
Dougie, Tutti Ensemble on The Wizard of Oz
Another quality escapist offering from our national children's flagship theatre company that will enjoy a long and optional destiny.
Sunday Mail, reviewing Escape from Peligro Island
...the best children's theatre company in the country...
Rosemary Sorensen, The Australian
A national treasure
Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards
Windmill Theatre, perhaps the most influential children's theatre company in the country.
If theatre is going to prove itself culturally relevant to the youth audience it needs to embrace the kind of daring imagination, inventiveness, light and shadow, modern aesthetic and sheer boldness of productions like this one.
Lowdown Magazine on The Wizard of Oz