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Paul McDermott and Gatesy Go Solo at Astor Theatre

Paul McDermott and Gatesy Go Solo at Astor Theatre

Paul McDermott (Doug Anthony All Stars) and Steven Gates (Tripod) lock harmonies and minds to present their original songs of beauty and heartbreak, old squabbles and spontaneous nonsense at Perth’s Astor Theatre, 30 June 2018. Best known as the middle-men of Australia’s two greatest musical comedy trios, McDermott and Gates have been friends for 18 […]

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Bibliophile | The House on Half Moon Street

The House on Half Moon Street by Alex Reeve Raven Books In 1880, Victorian London was full of desperate characters that profited from other people’s weaknesses. It was a terrible time for most women and there is no way to romanticize the exploitation and the conditions in which the majority of the population struggled to […]

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Leah Remini cast as conservative lesbian in new sitcom pilot

Leah Remini cast as conservative lesbian in new sitcom pilot

King of Queens star Leah Remini has been cast in a new sitcom from the creator of It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia. Remini will play Jean in the as-yet unnamed comedy, a lesbian raising her family with her ex-husband and new wife. As a conservative woman, Jean believes everyone has a right to go about their private […]

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It’s Queerama at the cinema this June and July

Upgrade (★★★★) is directed by Leigh Whannell, the Australian screenwriter, director, producer, actor responsible for the Saw franchise of horror films with his friend James Wan. The near future science fiction thriller opens a thrilling car chase and predictable violence when mechanic Grey Trace (Logan Marshall Green) and his wife have their automatic car hijacked. […]

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Local queer artists talk visibility at The Blue Room

Local queer artists talk visibility at The Blue Room

Some of Perth’s most fabulous LGBTIQ+ talent are coming together to discuss what it means to be a queer artist this Wednesday evening. Mitch Whelan, Sally Richardson and Veronica Jean Jones will be on the panel, touching on a range of issues from the postal survey on marriage equality to being a visible queer artist […]

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Local companies and artists nominated for Helpmann Awards

Local companies and artists nominated for Helpmann Awards

Western Australian arts companies, performers and creatives are among the nominees for this years Helpmann Awards. The Helpmann Awards are the premier celebration of Australia’s vibrant live performance industry, recognising distinguished achievement and excellence in musicals, contemporary music, comedy, opera and classical music, theatre, ballet, dance and physical theatre, presentations for children, regional touring and […]

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Stella Donnelly returns home for a gig at The Fly by Night

Stella Donnelly returns home for a gig at The Fly by Night

After a sensational set at RTRFM’s In the Pines, and a series of shows across the globe, local musician Stella Donnelly is back home and set to play a show at the Fly By Night Club that will feature her new band. Donnelly has some very special guests lined up for her show on Wednesday 18th July […]

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Assassins & The Events: Black Swan shine a light on gun control

In his musical Assassins Stephen Sondheim traverses US history visiting each assassination attempt on an American President. From the well known, including the deaths of John F Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln, to attacks on the lives of Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon, James Garfield and William McKinley. It’s a musical journey highlighting that being leader of […]

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Local theatre group stages 80’s classic ‘The Breakfast Club’

Local theatre group stages 80’s classic ‘The Breakfast Club’

One of the most iconic and quintessential films of the 1980’s is John Hughes The Breakfast Club. The 1985 film starring Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy, Judd Nelson, Michael C Hall and Emilio Estevez has been hailed of one of the best high school themed movies of all time. Community theatre group, Fremantle Performing Artists, is preparing […]

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Perth’s Sam Perry wins ‘The Voice – Australia’

Perth’s Sam Perry wins ‘The Voice – Australia’

Perth based musician Sam Perry has been named the winner of ‘The Voice – Australia’. Perry’s inclusion in the competition has been controversial and his technique of looping his own voice to create layers of audio has been questioned, but he’s persevered through every round and been named the winner. Four contestant’s remained at the […]

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