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The 13th Totally Huge New Music Festival begins

The 13th Totally Huge New Music Festival begins

The 13th biennial Totally Huge New Music Festival began last night and will run for the next eleven days. Occurring every two years, this ten-day festival incorporates concerts, installations, radio projects, residencies, workshops, master classes, young artists’ events, free outdoor concerts, awards programs and conferences. Audiences have the opportunity to experience contemporary chamber, electronica, improvisation, […]

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BALI: Jeffrey Jay Fowler explores privilege and code-switching in new show

BALI: Jeffrey Jay Fowler explores privilege and code-switching in new show

The Last Great Hunt’s Jeffrey Jay Fowler and Chris Isaacs are revisiting some old friends in their latest production. The pair will reprise their roles as Corgan and Jimmy in their Fringe favourite FAG/STAG, relocating the pals to Australia’s favourite holiday destination; BALI. With their last work exploring the role of masculinity and sexuality on the relationship […]

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Get ready for a Masterclass with Amanda Muggleton

Amanda Muggleton won the 2002 Helpmann for Best Actress for her portrayal of opera diva Maria Callas in Terrence McNally’s play Masterclass. Now fifteen years after she received her first Helpmann, she’s returning to the challenging role when a new production arrives at the Subiaco Arts Centre in November. As she’s get’s ready to head […]

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‘I Am My Own Wife’ allows us to meet a transgender pioneer

I Am My Own Wife | Studio Underground, State Theatre | Until 29 October | ★ ★ ★ ½  Shortly after the fall of the Berlin wall, playwright Doug Wright met Charlotte von Mahsldorf. Living in East Germany the eccentric woman was the curator of a Museum of Everyday Objects. Born Lothar Berfelde, she had surprisingly […]

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‘Senior Moments’ brings some much loved performers to Perth

‘Senior Moments’ brings some much loved performers to Perth

After two smash-hit Sydney seasons, the hilarious comedy revue Senior Moments is about to embark on its first national tour from February 2018. On the national tour, the legendary John Wood and Max Gillies are now joining Benita Collings and Geoff Harvey in the senior theatrical sensation. Promoter Return Fire Productions said they were thrilled […]

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Proximity Festival: Jen Jamieson wants to take you to a higher place

Proximity Festival: Jen Jamieson wants to take you to a higher place

Let’s Make Love is a part of a unique, intimate performance platform involving artists and an audience of one in a series of experiences designed to break away from conventional notions of audience and performer interaction. Jen Jamieson’s intent is to take participants “to higher places”. How would you categorise Let’s Make Love? It’s a […]

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WA Ballet’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ oozes romance and heartbreak

WA Ballet’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ oozes romance and heartbreak

THE GREAT GATSBY | HIS MAJESTY’S THEATRE | UNTIL 30 SEPT | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  I must confess, I’ve never read F. Scott Fitzgerald’s famous novel The Great Gatsby. I have also skipped past seeing Robert Redford’s portrayal on the silver screen, and despite having a slight obsession with Leonardo Di Caprio, I never caught his film […]

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Limelight Theatre stage George Bernard Shaw’s classic play ‘Pygmalion’

Limelight Theatre stage George Bernard Shaw’s classic play ‘Pygmalion’

George Bernard Shaw’s most popular play comes to Limelight Theatre this October. Directed by Jacob Turner, Pygmalion is the classic story of Eliza Doolittle a young, lower-class Cockney girl who, in a short time, is transformed into a refined lady of the upper class. The play, first performed in 1913, lampoons the British class system […]

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Take a trip to Bali with Chris Isaacs and Jeffrey Jay Fowler

Take a trip to Bali with Chris Isaacs and Jeffrey Jay Fowler

Corgan wants Jimmy to come to Bali. Jimmy can’t afford it. Corgan says he’ll pay. Jimmy is soon to find out that’s only half true. BFFs Jimmy and Corgan are heading on a whirlwind trip of cheap cocktails, awkward massages, and disgusting tourists to Australia’s favourite holiday destination: BALI. Armed with privilege, arrogance, and an […]

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Aeon: A secret sonic walk exploring queer ecology

Aeon: A secret sonic walk exploring queer ecology

Co-created by a team of multidisciplinary artists, Aeon lands a portable speaker in your palm and invites you to meet your fellow audience members at twilight for a one-hour walk through parkland in the vicinity of Perry Lakes in Floreat. This site-specific work deftly mixes audience participation with a contemporary art aesthetic. It situates itself […]

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