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Go on a boundary pushing musical adventure with Zubin Kanga

Go on a boundary pushing musical adventure with Zubin Kanga

Composer and musician Zubin Kanga is presenting an intriguing performance at the State Theatre Centre on Wednesday night. The internationally acclaimed Australian pianist and contemporary music specialist will perform his latest program of works entitled Piano Ex Machina  in Perth as part of an Australian premiere tour including Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Following 2015’s acclaimed Dark […]

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Goodbye Barry, Melbourne Comedy Festival renames its top award

Goodbye Barry, Melbourne Comedy Festival renames its top award

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival has renamed its top award. Previously known as ‘The Barry’, it’ll know be known by the more formal name – ‘The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Award.’ Since 2000, the most outstanding show at the festival has won the Barry Award, named after Australian comedian Barry Humphries. Humphries is best known […]

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Check out some community theatre with ‘Ten Quid’

Check out some community theatre with ‘Ten Quid’

A story of loss, hope, friendship and leaving the past behind add up to Ten Quid, Stirling Theatre’s latest show. Written by John Grimshaw and directed by Jane Sherwood, it follows the journey of a young man returning to Manchester 40 years after his family originally emigrated to Australia. Mark’s goal is to honour his […]

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Review | Mimma: Standing ovations for A Musical of War and Friendship

Review | Mimma: Standing ovations for A Musical of War and Friendship

Mimma: A Musical of War and Friendship | Regal Theatre | til 21st April | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  “Mimma!” The word conjures up images of a mother figure, of a desperate cry for one’s own mother but in the case of this newly created epic musical, Mimma is the central character, a journalist from Turin, […]

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WAAPA lifts off with first dance season for 2019

WAAPA lifts off with first dance season for 2019

Rise, WAAPA’s first dance season for 2019, lifts off with four new contemporary and neo-classical dance works created by visiting international choreographer Sasha Janes, Melbourne-based dancer/choreographer Lauren Langlois, and well-known local artists Claudia Alessi and Kim McCarthy. Rise will be performed by WAAPA’s 2nd and 3rd Year Dance students in the Geoff Gibbs Theatre from […]

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Black Swan STC dive into politics with world premiere of Water

Black Swan STC dive into politics with world premiere of Water

A new play set in Western Australia follows the journey of families born at different times in Australia’s history, united in their determination to create safe passage for their loved ones. Water, set in the not-too-distant future, introduces audiences to a recently-fallen politician who is about to celebrate his birthday with his family at their […]

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Joel Creasey adds third Perth show due to overwhelming demand

Joel Creasey adds third Perth show due to overwhelming demand

Comedian Joel Creasey has added a third Perth show to his upcoming comedy tour. The new date is Wednesday 6th June. Creasey will perform his Drink. Slay. Repeat show at The Astor Theatre for three nights from June 6th to 8th. The new show comes at the end of a hugely successful year for the Perth born […]

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Daniel Monks cast in London production of ‘Teenage Dick’

Daniel Monks cast in London production of ‘Teenage Dick’

Perth raised actor Daniel Monks is heading to London to star in the play Teenage Dick at the Donmar Warehouse. The play by author Mike Lew is a darkly comic take on Shakespeare’s Richard III, which sees the action relocated to a high school. It’ll be the play’s UK debut and the production will be directed by Donmar Artistic […]

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Perth’s first flamenco festival kicks off this month

Perth’s first flamenco festival kicks off this month

Flamenco fever is coming to WA with the inaugural Perth Flamenco Festival kicking off later this month. The festival will show off the talents of Perth’s flamenco scene with family-friendly activities and a gala performance featuring Inmaculada Ortega. Ortega’s performances are described as powerful and charismatic, loaded with elegance and charm. Ortega will be joined […]

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Melville Theatre reckon with Sense and Sensibility in modern times

Melville Theatre reckon with Sense and Sensibility in modern times

Flirtatious fancies and considerable charm form an integral part of the playful-but-faithful adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, the latest offering from Melville Theatre. Adapted by Kate Hamill in 2016 and directed by Vanessa Jensen, the Austen classic tells the story of the Dashwood sisters and the path their life takes after the sudden […]

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