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Lex Randolph investigates gender and the body in Human Becomings

Lex Randolph investigates gender and the body in Human Becomings




Human Becomings was Lex Randolph’s first solo exhibition, hosted by Paper Mountain Gallery, upstairs at 267 William St Northbridge. Lex Randolph’s continuing investigations reveal the impacts of gender and body on identity through his art making practice utilising drawings, watercolour, soft sculpture and installation. Human Becomings is a quasi-museum of real and imaginary body parts. […]

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Love, Lust & Betrayal: Paull-Anthony Keightley talks WA Opera’s Tosca




Paull-Anthony Keightley is deep in preparations for the WA Opera’s upcoming production of Puccini’s Tosca. The singer tells OUTinPerth that Tosca is a great starting point for people who’ve never experienced opera before. “It’s definitely one of Puccini’s masterpieces. It has all the typical elements of an opera and despite it mainly being a tragedy, […]

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Once In Royal David’s City: Michael Gow gets personal and political




Black Swan State Theatre Company are about to begin their 2017 season with a work from one of Australia’s most brilliant and recognisable playwrights. You may know Michael Gow from studying his celebrated work Away during your time at high school, but the award winning artist is much more than an entry in the curriculum. […]

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Meet the original Mean Girls – Heathers: The Musical at WAAPA

Meet the original Mean Girls – Heathers: The Musical at WAAPA




Based on the cult film of the same name, WAAPA bring the story of the original mean girls to the stage in Heathers: The Musical. Misfit Veronica Sawyer, originally portrayed by Winona Ryder, starts her new life at Westerberg High where she meets the notorious queen bees of the school – The Heathers. When Veronica […]

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Practice Makes Perfect: Rich Binning talks Puppetry of the Penis

Practice Makes Perfect: Rich Binning talks Puppetry of the Penis




One of our nation’s greatest cultural exports, Puppetry of the Penis, is returning to our shores with a brand new cast. The show has entertained audiences in over 35 countries, in six different languages and has been refined into a most elegant display of genital origami that adds some Las Vegas flair to the Aussie art […]

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Old Mill Theatre set to bring a lesser known Coward play to the stage




A Noël Coward romantic comedy – initially banned in the UK – will take audiences on a wickedly witty journey from Paris to London and New York as part of the Old Mill Theatre’s latest offering. Directed by Barry Park, Design For Living is a provocative play that portrays three amoral, glib and stylish characters […]

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The Manganiyar Classroom: An insight into Indian folk music

The Manganiyar Classroom: An insight into Indian folk music




The Manganiyar Classroom | PIAF at The Regal Theatre | Ends tonight Sat March 4th  Last night a chorus of 30 boisterous boys from India’s Thar Desert made their first international appearance on stage to an enthusiastic crowd in Perth. “There’s something intrinsically beautiful in their type of singing. They sing from their heart and […]

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You simply must go see ‘Lady Eats Apple’

You simply must go see ‘Lady Eats Apple’




Lady Eats Apple | Back to Back Theatre |Heath  Ledger Theatre | Until Sun March 5 |  ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ If you were to ask me to list my all time top five theatrical experiences, Back to Back Theatre’s production small metal objects would definitely be on the list. I saw that production a decade […]

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Ginava brings a little opera to Drag Factory

Ginava brings a little opera to Drag Factory




Some drag stars like to do Cher or Kylie, many do Liza, they can excel with a tune by Britney. Other dig a little deeper and pull out something from the classics. The Court Hotel became quite sophisticated during Drag Factory on Wednesday night when Ginava took to the stage with a little number from […]

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Betroffenheit is a visual feast packed with angst and agony

Betroffenheit is a visual feast packed with angst and agony




Betroffenheit | PIAF State Theatre Centre | Until Feb 26 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Reading about the genesis of Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young’s Betroffenheit could make you wary of attending a work that features some very heavy themes, but it’s a visually immersive work that combines elaborate sound design, brilliant lighting, meticulous choreography and […]

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