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Live Work Pose! Queer talent support Indigenous orgs with benefit ball

Live Work Pose! Queer talent support Indigenous orgs with benefit ball

A collection of incredible local BIPOC and queer talent are coming together to raise funds for two Indigenous community organisations with a benefit ball next weekend. The Live Work Pose Benefit Ball, fronted by local drag star Serenity Saint Laurent, is coming to Connections Nightclub on Saturday 19th June, with 100% of door sales going […]

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Alan Cumming chats from hotel quarantine with paparazzi lurking

Alan Cumming chats from hotel quarantine with paparazzi lurking

Alan Cumming is the Artistic Director of this year’s Adelaide Cabaret Festival and he’ll being taking his own show Alan Cumming Is Not Acting His Age around the country. Graeme Watson caught up with the acclaimed actor, cabaret performer and writer while he was quarantined in an Adelaide Hotel and being stalked by the paparazzi. In this […]

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Ballerina and teacher Lucette Aldous dies aged 82

Ballerina and teacher Lucette Aldous dies aged 82

Lucette Aldous, one of the world’s most celebrated ballerinas who went on to become a teacher to generations of dancers, has died aged 82. Aldous made her mark as one of the stars of the Australian Ballet in their early days, touring the country performing her signature role of Kitri in Don Quixote. In 1970 she resumed […]

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First Nations work ‘Fire’ is ready to set The Blue Room alight

First Nations work ‘Fire’ is ready to set The Blue Room alight

Siblings, Culture and Koort (Heart) are at the centre of the next show coming up at The Blue Room in Northbridge. The Blue Room Theatre and Kalyakoorl Collective present FIRE, a powerful First Nations work and an ode to the strength of sisterhood. Forming part of The Blue Room Theatre’s annual Winter Nights program the […]

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New play ‘Ugly Virgins’ rolls in to The Blue Room this week

New play ‘Ugly Virgins’ rolls in to The Blue Room this week

New play Ugly Virgins opens this week at The Blue Room, set in the world of Roller Derby, it’s the latest offering from creative duo Lindstedt & Davies. The latest roller derby season’s arrived and a motley crew of skaters find themselves out of luck, out of practice, and out of a team. Tossed together in the reject […]

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‘The Lion Never Sleeps’ nominated for Performing Arts WA Awards

‘The Lion Never Sleeps’ nominated for Performing Arts WA Awards

Noemie Huttner-Koros’ experiential work The Lion Never Sleeps has picked up a stack of nominations at the Performing Arts WA Awards. The work that is based around a walking tour taking in Northbridge’s queer history is nominated for the Best Independent Production, alongside three other shows from The Blue Room. It’ll face off against The Golem: or, Next […]

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WAAPA students take to the stage in ‘Crazy for You’

WAAPA students take to the stage in ‘Crazy for You’

Need something to put a smile on your dial and a pep in your step this winter? Get along to His Majesty’s Theatre this June for the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts’ all-singing, all-dancing mid-year musical, Crazy for You. “It’s the ultimate icon of Broadway musical theatre”, says director Crispin Taylor. “The script is […]

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‘Arcadia’ by Tom Stoppard is the next production from Harbour Theatre

‘Arcadia’ by Tom Stoppard is the next production from Harbour Theatre

Get ready to skip back and forth across the centuries with Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia at Harbour Theatre. Directed by Barry Park, the play takes place in a single room on the Coverly Estate in two separate times ­– the Regency period and 1989. In 1809, the household is in transition, where an Arcadian English garden […]

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Review | ‘Giselle’ from West Australian Ballet is stunningly beautiful

Review | ‘Giselle’ from West Australian Ballet is stunningly beautiful

West Australian Ballet: Giselle | His Majesty’s Theatre  | Until 22 May | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Under the stewardship of Artistic Director Aurélien Scannella and his wife, choreographer Sandy Delasalle, Giselle has become one of the West Australian Ballet’s most performed works. It’s a flawless presentation, steeped in tradition, brimming with romance and showcase the dancers world class […]

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Sophia Forrest and Darius Williams team up for ‘You and I’

Sophia Forrest and Darius Williams team up for ‘You and I’

Sophia Forrest and Darius Williams are appearing together in the play You and I. The coming of age tale is authored by Lauren Gunderson, who has been named as the most popular and produced living playwright in the USA. The story focuses on Caroline, a teenager who hasn’t been to school for months – sick at […]

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