Sophie Smyth
Actor / Creative / Music / Writing
Creative

Bio

WRITER

Sophie Smyth is a singer, actor, dancer, and writer based in Melbourne. She moved from rural South Australia for study and graduated from Federation University’s Arts Academy with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Theatre in 2016. Since graduating, Sophie returned to the role of Blasko Tupper in Motor-Mouth Loves Suck-Face: An Apocalyptic Musical at La Mama Theatre in July/August of 2018. She spent most of 2019 on the national tour of Jolyan James’ Helpmann Award winning musical Robot Song, which continues to tour Australia and internationally into 2020.

Her cabaret The Aspie Hour, co-written and performed with Ryan Smedley, has played to sold-out audiences across Victoria, NSW, and WA, enjoying successful seasons at Sydney Festival (2020), Perth Fringe World (2020), Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2018-19), Melbourne Writers Festival (2018), and the Ballarat Cabaret Festival (2017). For her work in The Aspie Hour she was the recipient of the 2019 Green Room Award for Best Writing in a Cabaret and nominated for Best Ensemble. 

WEBSITE: www.theaspiehour.com

Reviews

    ★★★★
    “Both talented performers, they combine for duets that bookend the show, and even die-hard musical theatre boffins will be impressed by their boundless erudition regarding, and enthusiasm for, the artform."
    The Age

    ★★★★★
    “This cabaret is a MASTERCLASS in musical comedy.”
    You Should See It Melbourne

    “The audience is left on a positive note, that nobody is perfect, everyone is different, but also the same.”
    Pop Culture-y

    “…There were plenty of laughs, but also touching moments that brought tears to my eyes.”
    Stage Whispers

    “It's an absolute delight that shows how telling your story in the way you want to tell it is always the way to an audience's heart. You don't even have to know who Sondheim is to love it.”
    Sometimes Melbourne

    "...the lyrics of their songs will touch your heartstrings."
    Weekend Notes