‘I fall in love with plays, I can’t help it,’ laughs Lee Lewis. The outgoing Artistic Director of Griffin Theatre Company is leaving to head up a state theatre company for the first time in her career, with her appointment to Queensland Theatre.
Lewis compares the intense experience of working on a number of new plays every year, to a series of short but passionate relationships. ‘It’s like having a great list of ex-boyfriends. “Look, it didn’t work long term, but I really loved it,” you know?’