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Review | What the world needs now is more Cilla Black

Review | What the world needs now is more Cilla Black

You’re My World: The Cilla Black Story | Downstairs at the Maj | til Nov 3 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  You can’t help feeling a little smug when you’re holding tickets to a show that has the words “Sold Out” plastered on the entrance door poster. There are few places in Perth as deliciously intimate as […]

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Zachary Sheridan on why Kafka’s ‘The Trial’ still resonates in 2018

Zachary Sheridan on why Kafka’s ‘The Trial’ still resonates in 2018

The West Australian Academy of Performing Arts’ third year performance students are teaming up with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre for a production of Franz Kafka’s The Trial.  We caught up with student Zachary Sheridan who has a adapted the novel for this new production, and could think of no better place to meet up and chat […]

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Perth Festival announce their dazzling lineup for 2019

The Perth Festival have just released their 2019 program, filled with fascinating and unique creators from Australia and around the globe. Artistic Director Wendy Martin presented her final curation for the festival last night, marking four years at the helm of the beloved celebration. Martin opened the presentation with an announcement that the breathtaking Boorna Waanginy will […]

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Review | Jesus Christ Superstar is trending on Faithbook

Review | Jesus Christ Superstar is trending on Faithbook

Jesus Christ Superstar | Quarry Amphitheatre | til Nov 4 | ★ ★ ★ ★ It was all buzz and glamour last night as Platinum’s Jesus Christ Superstar opened to an excited crowd at The Quarry Amphitheatre. The colourful and energetic re-imagining of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic didn’t fail to thrill, not least for its taking place […]

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Pedal to the metal – creating a play in just 24 hours

Pedal to the metal – creating a play in just 24 hours

Strap yourself in, in a tight twenty-four hours, six playwrights join forces with six directors to create six brand new plays especially for young actors in a theatre event unlike any other in Perth. WA Youth Theatre Company’s (WAYTCo) Act-Belong Commit 24 Hour Play Generator is a fast-paced creative incubator in which some of WA’s […]

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Review | ‘Xenides’ shows us that we only know a tiny part of anyone

Xenides | State Theatre Centre | Until 11 November | ★ ★ ★ ★  When Black Swan State Theatre Centre announced that they would be producing a new work, a world premiere to conclude their 2018 season, a musical, or a play with songs, a production about the life of game show hostess Adriana Xenides – I’ve […]

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Review | The Vibrator Play had the audience buzzing

Review | The Vibrator Play had the audience buzzing

In The Next Room, Or The Vibrator Play | Heath Ledger Theatre | til Sun Nov 4 | ★ ★ ★ ★ Electricity shed light on a new frontier of technology in the 19th century, laying the path for revolutionary inventions to aid in domestic and professional life. Playwright Sarah Ruhl explores the origin story of one […]

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Lara Mulcahy and Rhonda Burchmore share their ABBA obsession

Lara Mulcahy and Rhonda Burchmore share their ABBA obsession

Musical theatre stars Lara Mulcahy and Rhonda Burchmore struck up a friendship when they cast in the original Australian production of Mamma Mia! Their new show ABBA-solutely Fabulous allows them to reunite in a shameless celebration of all things ABBA. Alongside being two of the biggest names in musical theatre, the pair are also appearing on […]

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Have a chuckle with Kirsty Webeck at the Comedy Lounge this week

Kirsty Webeck is a Melbourne-based stand-up comedian whose comedy and gift for storytelling is winning hearts and minds around the country. Despite a hectic schedule of performing at Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival, The Lesbian Comedy Gala, hosting The GLORIAs, and appearing on ABC’s Tonightly With Tom Ballard – Kirsty is taking time to […]

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Get into the Christmas spirit with ‘The Nutcracker’

Get into the Christmas spirit with ‘The Nutcracker’

The West Australian Ballet have created a new Christmas tradition, a family focused ballet to herald the festive season. Last year they staged a sensationally fun production of Peter Pan, this year it’s one of the all time classics – The Nutcracker. In 2016 the West Australian Ballet premiered this production created by Jayne Smeulders, Sandy Delasalle and […]

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