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
Windmill Theatre, perhaps the most influential children's theatre company in the country.
...the best children's theatre company in the country...
Rosemary Sorensen, The Australian
One of the smartest companies in the Australian theatre scene...cheeky, youthful and smart all at the same time.
Windmill has built a reputation for artistically adventurous and emotionally complex shows for young and family audiences.
Sydney Morning Herald
Go ahead and marvel at another richly imaginative offering from Windmill Theatre.
Crikey Daily Review
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 adults in the audience were having almost as much fun as the kids.
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
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
A national treasure
Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards