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Review | Peter Pan Goes Wrong… and it’s spectacular

Review | Peter Pan Goes Wrong… and it’s spectacular

Peter Pan Goes Wrong | His Majesty’s Theatre | til 17th March | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  The madness begins before the curtain even rises at Peter Pan Goes Wrong, as the stagehands frantically bustle about His Majesty’s Theatre making absurd requests of the audience from amidst the crowd. A giggling audience sets the perfect tone for the […]

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Cottesloe Beach has transformed with Sculpture by the Sea

Cottesloe Beach has transformed with Sculpture by the Sea

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, the annual outdoor sculpture exhibition, has returned to transform the famous white sands of Cottesloe Beach until March 18. This year marks the 15th anniversary of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, which is Perth’s largest free to the public event, attracting an estimated 240,000 visitors to explore the art and […]

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Fringe 2018 smash hit Séance returns to haunt Perth this month

Fringe 2018 smash hit Séance returns to haunt Perth this month

Perth will get another chance to experience one of the break out hits from Fringe World 2018 – the terrifying and titillating Séance. Séance is the first production in the Darkfield Series, a collection of theatrical performances that explore fear and anxiety. Each performance takes place inside a 40ft shipping container in pitch darkness, using […]

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Get ready for the hilarious ‘Peter Pan Goes Wrong’

Get ready for the hilarious ‘Peter Pan Goes Wrong’

A few years ago the sensational The Play That Goes Wrong was a huge hit around the world with audiences in the West End and Broadway raving about the incredibly comical show. The original show focussed on the adventures of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society who were staging a production of the 1920’s murder mystery The Murder at […]

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Review | Gatz Is Great: The Great Gatsby comes alive at Perth Festival

Review | Gatz Is Great: The Great Gatsby comes alive at Perth Festival

Gatz | Octagon Theatre | 1-3 March | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Superb. That’s the word that spilled out of my mouth when first asked to describe Gatz, currently showing at the Octagon Theatre as part of Perth Festival and performed by New York theatre company Elevator Repair Service. Spread across eight hours of performance and breaks, and adapted from one of the most heralded novels […]

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Review | Dada Masilo presents a fiercely empowered Giselle

Review | Dada Masilo presents a fiercely empowered Giselle

Giselle | His Majesty’s Theatre | til 2nd Mar | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  The classical romantic ballet has been given a radical make-over by South African dancer and choreographer Dada Masilo. Set in a South African village, the barefoot dancers perform an intensely energetic combination of classical, contemporary and traditional Tswana movements. The dancers also […]

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WAAPA brings Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard to Perth College

WAAPA brings Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard to Perth College

Anton Chekhov’s theatrical masterpiece The Cherry Orchard is about a family on the edge of ruin – and a country on the brink of revolution. This might not sound particularly pertinent to modern Australian audiences but director Michael Abercromby, who is directing WAAPA’s 2nd Year Acting students in a production of the play at Perth […]

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Black Swan present an encore season of ‘You Know We Belong Together’

Black Swan present an encore season of ‘You Know We Belong Together’

Following the sold-out success of the 2018 world premiere of the play You Know We Belong Together, Black Swan State Theatre Company are presenting an encore season in the Heath Ledger Theatre. The production is a collaboration between Black Swan, Perth Festival and DADAA. The season runs from Wednesday 20 to Sunday 31 March, 2019. You […]

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Review | Worktable gives you the tools to discover something new

Review | Worktable gives you the tools to discover something new

Worktable | Gallery Central | til 3rd Mar | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Brussels-based artist Kate McIntosh has collaborated with North Metropolitan TAFE to bring an exciting and introspective interactive art installation to Perth Festival – and it’s a smashing good time. The piece takes audiences alone through a number of rooms, guided by simple instructions taped […]

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Perth Comedy Festival is ready to tackle the real issues

Perth Comedy Festival is ready to tackle the real issues

Over 50 comedians will be converging on Perth this April and May to tackle the real issues ahead of the impending federal election. Canada’s Mark Forward, Malaysia’s Jason Leong and the South African All Stars join Aussie comedians Charles Firth, James Schloeffel, Cassie Workman, Steve Hughes, Daniel Townes and more on the massive line-up. LGBTIQ+ […]

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