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Review | Arteries by Ancestry is a beautiful queer Lynchian fantasy




Arteries By Ancestry | The Blue Room Until Sept 2 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Entering The Blue Room Theatre this week, I knew little of what to expect from James McMillan’s latest work. Having interviewed the show’s creator, I knew it would explore notions of hypermasculinity and queer relationships through theatre and dance – but […]

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Drag legend Lady Bunny is coming to Connections with Trans-Jester!

Drag legend Lady Bunny is coming to Connections with Trans-Jester!




Foul-mouthed drag legend Lady Bunny usually shies away from politics – because it’s one hell of a train wreck right now. But she doesn’t shy away from gender politics in Trans-Jester! From Vogue’s misguided cover story on gender fluidity, to Caitlyn Jenner reaching out to Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz to become his ‘trans ambassador’, […]

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Arteries by Ancestry: How does hyper-masculinity affect queer relationships?

Arteries by Ancestry: How does hyper-masculinity affect queer relationships?




Performer and playwright James McMillan is set to make his directorial debut with The Blue Room Theatre this month, with his original work Arteries By Ancestry. McMillan is no stranger to the stage, performing in Iota & The Average Joe during Fringe World and So You Think You’re Charlie Smith as a performer. McMillan also […]

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Menopause The Musical, comes to Crown Theatre in December

Menopause The Musical, comes to Crown Theatre in December




A new production of the hilarious show Menopause The Musical – Women on Fire will be coming to the Crown Theatre this December. Running from 5-10 December this new production includes new songs, new dance routines and a lot of new jokes. Menopause The Musical – Woman on Fire is set around four women in a department […]

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Delve into the work of Brahms with the Perth Symphonic Chorus

Delve into the work of Brahms with the Perth Symphonic Chorus




Whether you’re a lover of Brahms or discovering the 19th century German composers’ works for the first time, there’s a great opportunity to hear his work in September. The artistic and critical triumphs which have characterised the performances in the Perth Symphonic Chorus’ 2017 Choral Series to date are set to continue in the third […]

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‘Nineteen Eight Four’ packs a theatrical power punch

‘Nineteen Eight Four’ packs a theatrical power punch




1984 | His Majesty’s Theatre | Until Sunday 13 August | ★★★★  George Orwell’s brilliant novel Nineteen Eighty Four is cleverly transformed into a piece of engaging, confronting and visually rich theatre in this acclaimed production that has found success in the West End and on Broadway. Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s adaptation first premiered […]

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Comic play ‘Wife After Deaths’ comes to the Old Mill Theatre

Comic play ‘Wife After Deaths’ comes to the Old Mill Theatre




The Old Mill Theatre is presenting Wife After Death a play by Eric Chappell, the writer behind some of the most successful British TV sitcoms of the 1970’s and 1980’s. Set at the funeral of successful television comedian Dave Thursby, his friends and family soon discover they know less about him than they imagined. A series […]

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The sun shines through at Wanneroo’s Limelight Theatre




What happens when people of widely different political views are forced to co-exist? It’s a question posed in Let The Sunshine, a play from Australia’s most respected contemporary playwright, showing at Limelight Theatre in August. Written by David Williamson and directed by Tim Riessen, it’s a satirical comedy about 50-something sea-changers and their children. When […]

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What does Nineteen Eighty Four offer in 2017?




The acclaimed theatrical production of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty Four opens at His Majesty’s Theatre this week. The stage version of Orwell’s dystopian novel has garnered critical acclaim on Broadway and in the West End, and it’s been selling out as it tours around Australia. Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s adaptation first premiered at the Nottingham […]

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Find out what goes on at WAAPA at their open house

Find out what goes on at WAAPA at their open house




Visit the WA Acacemy of Performing Arts next weekend and see what goes on at one of Australia’s premier cultural education facilities. Over the years WAAPA has produced some of Australia’s best known actors, musicians and dancers. As well as many professionals acclaimed for their work behind the scenes in areas like arts management, costume […]

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