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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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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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Review | Gavin Roach’s The Measure of a Man




 The Measure Of A Man | Blue Room Theatre Until Feb 4 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ The Measure Of a Man began with the audience walking into the Blue Room Theatre Studio with the sound of Pleasure Drive by The Jezabels playing, while Gavin Roach danced happily on a spot to the hypnotic […]

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Review | The Raver: Young Frivolous Love

Review | The Raver: Young Frivolous Love




  The Raver | Victoria Park Hotel | Until Feb 1 | ★ ★ ★ ½ High school was turbulent at best. Young frivolous love, Drinking way more than you should and experimenting with other recreational treats that may appear along the way – all culminating into typical, horny, teenage drama. For the most part, we’ve all been […]

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How do you measure a man? Gavin Roach returns to Fringe World




Queer artist Gavin Roach is returning to Fringe World this year with a follow up to last year’s acclaimed performance I Can’t Say The F Word with the second installment of his Anxiety Trilogy: Measure of a Man. Roach’s new piece explores the sexual anxieties and experiences of a gay man in the millennial age […]

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Jeffrey Jay Fowler’s Fringe World: THE ONE, Price Tag & FAG/STAG

Jeffrey Jay Fowler’s Fringe World: THE ONE, Price Tag & FAG/STAG




  Award-winning playwright, co-founder of The Last Great Hunt and local champ Jeffrey Jay Fowler is bringing three unique shows to Fringe World this year – making for one hell of a schedule. The Tour Ready Award winning FAG/STAG will be reappearing at the Perth Town Hall, while Fowler stages two new pieces at the Blue Room […]

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Naked truths revealed in ‘Confess’

Naked truths revealed in ‘Confess’




Local theatrical group The Theatre Diary caught our attention at Fringe World in 2016 with their marriage equality themed show Australia, It’s Time to Clean Your Room. This year they’ve got a brand new show called Confess which has been created around secret confessions that people shared with them. The result is a verbatim piece of physical […]

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Review: Tissue is brilliant

Review: Tissue is brilliant




Tissue | The Blue Room | Co-directors Samantha Maclean & Timothy Green | Until Nov 26 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ Tissue is a fast-paced lyrical adventure that explores the role porn plays in contemporary Australian society. Yes the focus is, by and large, on straight porn BUT the issues here do have pretence to the LGBTIQA community, […]

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EDGE: Get into the scene with Blank Space Productions

EDGE: Get into the scene with Blank Space Productions




Blank Space Productions is currently running a new immersive, unique series of shows at the Chrissie Parrott Art Space where the audience is the secret ingredient. 10 shows, 10 writers, 23 actors and the viewers are creating new scenes each week along with Blank Space director Bridget Le May. Le May, who recently directed Fear of […]

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Review: Molière’s Tartuffe is unholy, depraved and totally hilarious




Tartuffe | Heath Ledger Theatre | Until Nov 5 | ★ ★ ★ ★ 1/2 When I was in high school, I remember visiting a rival drama department to watch another class perform. The troupe had re-imagined Shakespeare as a contemporary piece, which featured an inexplicable rap battle / break dancing competition during the climax of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Whenever […]

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