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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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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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