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Paul Selwyn Norton appointed CEO and AD of The Substation

Paul Selwyn Norton appointed CEO and AD of The Substation

Paul Selwyn Norton is taking up the role of Chief Executive Officer and Artistic Director of Victorian arts organisation The Substation. Norton left Western Australia’s Strut Dance company in July 2021 after seven year years leading the company to take up the role of director of the Junction Arts Festival in Launceston, Tasmania. After just […]

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Review | Genres collide in Meow Meow’s chaotic ‘Simply Meow’

Review | Genres collide in Meow Meow’s chaotic ‘Simply Meow’

Meow Meow: Simply Meow | His Majesty’s Theatre | ★ ★ ★ ★  Meow Meow brings her luscious, unique, chaotic energy to the stage of His Majesty’s Theatre as a part of the Perth International Cabaret Festival in Simply Meow. Entering the stage in a glistening black and silver gown with two cigarettes between her fingers, she […]

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Review | Jane Castle shares what happens ‘When The Camera Stopped Rolling’

Review | Jane Castle shares what happens ‘When The Camera Stopped Rolling’

When The Camera Stopped Rolling | Dir: Jane Castle | ★ ★ ★ ★ It wasn’t an accident that Jane Castle became a cinematographer. When her mother was pregnant with her, she was filming a wildlife film which was one of the 40 films she directed in her lifetime, at a time when there was little recognition […]

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Review | Peter Cumins brings theatre’s Grand Dames to The Maj

Review | Peter Cumins brings theatre’s Grand Dames to The Maj

There Is Nothin’ Like A Dame | His Majesty’s Theatre | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Perth’s musical theatre alum both past and present mixed with family and friends, who warmly greeted Peter Cumins at his final show for Perth International Cabaret Festival on Friday night. He bounded to the stage on cue, dressed head to toe in […]

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Review | Selina Jenkins takes the tit out of identity with ‘BOOBS’

Review | Selina Jenkins takes the tit out of identity with ‘BOOBS’

BOOBS: Selina Jenkins | His Majesty’s Theatre | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Upstairs at His Majesty’s is the renowned Dress Circle Bar – no doubt you’ve entered the space before a performance in the main theatre and experienced its lush art deco interior. Unbeknownst to many though, is that the space is also an active venue […]

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Yirra Yaakin deliver a bundle of intriguing stories with vignette series

Yirra Yaakin deliver a bundle of intriguing stories with vignette series

Yirra Yaakin Vignette Series | Subiaco Arts Centre | Until 30th June | ★ ★ ★ ★ Presented in the smaller studio space at the Subiaco Arts Centre, this fun project shows work created by up-and-coming playwrights being mentored through the company’s writing program. We’re presented with eight short plays, each running a little over 10 minutes, […]

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Get down to Art Space Collective for a special Sungay Session

Get down to Art Space Collective for a special Sungay Session

The Art Space Collective are hosting a fabulous Sungay Session this weekend, aligning with international Pride month celebrations. The team are setting up for a laid back afternoon with poetry, tunes, mulled wine and fairy floss on the gallery’s private rooftop terrace. Entertainment will take musical form with Bri Clark and Cosmic Ostrich, while poet […]

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Review | Paul Capsis delivers a masterclass in cabaret performance

Review | Paul Capsis delivers a masterclass in cabaret performance

Paul Capsis: Up Close and Personal | His Majesty’s Theatre | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  If anything, the Covid pandemic has shown us that we as people need and crave live entertainment like never before. Perth is the enviable position to have His Majesty’s Theatre, the only remaining working Edwardian theatre in Australia and the perfect venue […]

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Paul Capsis returns to The Maj for some healing cabaret magic

Paul Capsis returns to The Maj for some healing cabaret magic

Western Australians will get to see the amazing Paul Capsis perform when he heads west for the Perth International Cabaret Festival this June. The energetic performer has graced Perth audiences many times, but it’s been a few years since local audiences last got the chance to see him and he’s looking forward to being back […]

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Brigitte Heuser shares her love for Marlene Dietrich and Maria Callas

Brigitte Heuser shares her love for Marlene Dietrich and Maria Callas

When singer Brigitte Heuser moved back to Perth from Europe she began performing around town people would often ask her what types of music she performed. Having straddled the world’s of both cabaret and opera Heuser would offer the reply of “everything from Marlene to Maria” name checking the iconic German film star and cabaret […]

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