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Enter the world between life and death in Coma Land




Black Swan State Theatre Company’s upcoming production will take audiences on a journey into Coma Land, a world between life and death. Created by Perth playwright Will O’Mahony (Tonsils + Tweezers, The Mars Project, Great White), Coma Land follows the story of child genius and piano prodigy Boon trapped in this bizarre new world trying to wake […]

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1984: Orwell’s dystopian classic comes to His Majesty’s Theatre

1984: Orwell’s dystopian classic comes to His Majesty’s Theatre




April, 1984.13:00. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary and falls in love. But Big Brother is always watching. Set in a world where an invasive government keeps a malevolently watchful eye on its citizens, this radical and much-lauded staging explores surveillance, identity and why Orwell’s vision of the future is as […]

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Review | Twisted siblings steal the show in The Eisteddfod

Review | Twisted siblings steal the show in The Eisteddfod




The Eisteddfod | State Theatre Centre: Studio Underground Ends July 9 | ★ ★ ★ ★  Black Swan State Theatre Company’s latest production takes audiences into the home and minds of Abalone and Gerture – two demented siblings forever damaged by the loss of their parents, whose only solace is in one another’s company. Director Jeffrey Jay […]

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Review | Tamagotchi Reset & Other Doomsdays




Tamagotchi Reset & Other Doomsdays | The Blue Room Theatre Ends July 8 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ I had a pet Tamagotchi once. It took me a few months of psychologically preparing myself for the commitment because, y’know, Tamagotchi’s die and all. So it hatched and pooped and was fed and grew. Each day I prepared myself for the […]

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Review | The Play That Goes Wrong is just so right




The Play That Goes Wrong | His Majesty’s Theatre | Until June 11th |  ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  The risk of disaster has always been a double-edged sword in the theatre. Just one misstep could have the audience in fits of laughter. Whether they laugh with you, or at you, is in the performers hands. The Play That Goes […]

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The Last Great Hunt offer counsel in their new show The Advisors

The Last Great Hunt offer counsel in their new show The Advisors




Local theatre makers The Last Great Hunt have got some hot tips for you. Their new work The Advisors has all of the advice you need to get past day-to-day obstacles, power through the rough times, even… dispose of a body? Co-writer and Director Gita Bezard tells OUTinPerth the performance takes audiences through a world […]

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Writer Liz Newell explores grief, family and brown bread in Toast

Writer Liz Newell explores grief, family and brown bread in Toast




Currently on stage at The Blue Room Theatre, Toast is a story that tackles the harsh realities and home truths we all face sooner or later in each of our own lives. Starring Anna Lindstedt, Samantha Maclean, Amy Mathews and Alison van Reeken, the play takes audiences into the lives of three very different daughters and how […]

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Interrupting A Crisis tackles anxiety with music at The Blue Room




Local theatre maker Georgina Cramond is bringing her new musical storytelling show to The Blue Room Theatre later this month. Interrupting A Crisis tells the true story of a young woman who learned to song-write her way out of anxiety. Cramond explains she didn’t know what was happening to her when she started “hitting emotional […]

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Women’s experiences of HIV sought for new theatrical work




Theatre maker Gavin Roach has been behind some much loved theatrical shows in recent years. Most recently the appeared at The Blue Room during Fringe World with Measure of Man. His previous success include Confessions of a Grindr Addict and I Can’t Say the F Word. Now Gavin and collaborator Dirk Hoult are working on a new creative endevour We Were […]

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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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