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Nominees revealed for 19th Annual Helpmann Awards

Nominees revealed for 19th Annual Helpmann Awards

Australia’s premier celebration of live performance have announced this year’s selection of outstanding nominees across 42 categories. The Helpmann Awards, which will be held in Melbourne for the first time this year, will honour achievements across comedy, opera, music, theatre, ballet, dance and more. Western Australian artists shone in this year’s selections, with 17 nominations […]

‘HAIR’ announce Australian cast on anniversary of 1969 Sydney premiere

‘HAIR’ announce Australian cast on anniversary of 1969 Sydney premiere

The sensational star of The Voice, Prinnie Stevens and a talented tribe of emerging Australian musical theatre stars join the brand new Australian production of HAIR, performing nationally alongside the four-time Logie award winning TV and theatre star, Hugh Sheridan, and two time ARIA Award winning Paulini. Today is the 50th anniversary of the opening […]

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Josh Thomas announces “itty-bitty” Australian stand-up tour

Josh Thomas announces “itty-bitty” Australian stand-up tour

Comedian Josh Thomas has announced he is heading home to Australia for his first stand-up tour in six years. Thomas announced on Instagram that he will bring an “itty-bitty tour” down under some time soon.   View this post on Instagram   I haven’t done stand up for 6 years and am nervous about it! […]

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Koorliny Arts Centre presents “Oliver!’ – one of the greatest musicals

Koorliny Arts Centre presents “Oliver!’ – one of the greatest musicals

The classic musical Oliver! is coming to the Koorliny Arts Centre this July. Presented by Laughing Horse Productions and directed by Adam Salathiel, the show is based on the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist and follows the adventures of a young orphan in 19th century England. The title character encounters numerous setbacks in his quest to find […]

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‘Billy Elliot The Musical’ reveal their young stars for Australian tour

‘Billy Elliot The Musical’ reveal their young stars for Australian tour

The upcoming Australian tour of the stage favourite Billy Elliot The Musical have revealed their young stars for the titular role. Celebrating the lead role for the smash hit’s 10th anniversary tour will be Brisbane’s Omar Abiad, Melbourne’s River Mardesic, Newcastle’s Wade Neilsen and Canberra’s Jamie Rogers. The four youngsters will be sharing the role across the […]

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Bangarra Dance Theatre celebrate three decades of storytelling

Bangarra Dance Theatre celebrate three decades of storytelling

Bangarra Dance Theatre celebrates its landmark 30th anniversary season this year with Bangarra: 30 years of sixty five thousand; a stunning display of contemporary dance embarking on the company’s largest national tour from June to October. Bangarra: 30 years of sixty five thousand is a three-part program, combining a re-staging of Frances Rings’ monumental Unaipon […]

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Deb Elkes brings her brilliant crochet creations to Toodyay Fibre Festival

Deb Elkes brings her brilliant crochet creations to Toodyay Fibre Festival

If you’re a fan of Perth’s local drag scene, there’s a good chance you’ve seen the work of local artist Deb Elkes before. The local creator, mother and vocal LGBTIQ+ ally uses her crochet talents to make dazzling and bizarre creations from beyond the imagination. Deb has created everything from ballgowns to costumes to masks, […]

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Circus Oz to bring their ‘precarious’ show to the Maj this July

Circus Oz to bring their ‘precarious’ show to the Maj this July

Circus Oz are heading to Perth and bringing their show Precarious to His Majesty’s Theatre this July. Precarious takes us on a journey through an intriguing world, there are remnants of our icy past but this future reality is anything but. Inhabitants navigate this unknown world guided by their surroundings and their own ingenuity. Precarious is […]

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Molière masterpiece ‘The Misanthrope’ gets scintillating modern update

Molière masterpiece ‘The Misanthrope’ gets scintillating modern update

“Molière is the greatest comic playwright in the history of theatre, and Martin Crimp is one of the most provocative of contemporary playwrights,” claims Helpmann Award-winning actor, writer and director, Humphrey Bower. Perth-based Bower is guest directing WAAPA’s 3rd Year Acting students in English playwright Martin Crimp’s modern adaptation of Moliere’s The Misanthrope, to be […]

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ART BALL: The Huxleys bring art to life with fabulous flair

ART BALL: The Huxleys bring art to life with fabulous flair

Sydney-based performance phenomena The Huxleys are heading back to the west coast to join the electrifying lineup at this year’s ART BALL celebration. The partners in art and life, Will and Garrett, blend the fabulous and flamboyant with a dash of wild inspiration from almost anywhere they can find it – and the world offers […]

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