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Mama Alto is the recipient of an Australia Council Award

Mama Alto is the recipient of an Australia Council Award

Mama Alto is the 2021 recipient of the Australia Council Kirk Robson Award for Community Arts and Cultural Development. She’s just one of the eight recipients of this year’s awards which have also recognised the achievements of musician William Barton, author Arnold Zable and visual artist Vivienne Binns OAM. The peer-nominated awards recognise outstanding and […]

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Perth’s new cabaret festival launches with an exciting program

Perth’s new cabaret festival launches with an exciting program

Cabaret star Michael Griffiths has eagerly been awaiting the launch of the Perth international Cabaret Festival, as the event’s inaugural Artistic Director he’s brought together some of Australia’s most acclaimed and respected performers for a season of outstanding entertainment. One of the downsides of the COVID-19 situation might be that many international entertainers can’t currently […]

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Experimental music, performance & parties clash at Audible Edge festival

Experimental music, performance & parties clash at Audible Edge festival

Audible Edge 2021’s program has literally something for everyone – or at least, everyone with a penchant for the strange and wonderful. Between April 6 and 18, the festival invites you to monolithic performances within a surround sound speaker array, basement shows traversing experimental theatre, avant-garde metal and free jazz, oddball parties and folk shows, […]

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POOF DOOF returns to Perth as part of the Palace Social Club

POOF DOOF returns to Perth as part of the Palace Social Club

Perth party planners, Palace J Entertainment, are bringing a brand-new experience to the shores of Perth: Palace Social Club – will be making its debut at Mounts Bay Sailing Club over the Anzac Day Long Weekend Friday 23 April to Monday 26 April 2021. Each day a different party will feature in the space, including […]

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Broadway Backwards goes online with an all-star cast

Broadway Backwards goes online with an all-star cast

Broadway Backwards is an annual event which sees performers from New York’s theatre community raise funds for HIV/AIDS charities and the New York LGBTI Centre. Due to Covid-19, this year it’s been offered online, so everyone can join in the fun. Each year performers take part in a fundraiser that sees them perform a gender-switch […]

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Perth International Cabaret Festival receives huge boost with RISE funding

Perth International Cabaret Festival receives huge boost with RISE funding

Perth International Cabaret Festival (PICF) is celebrating the news that they have been successful in their application for the Federal Government’s Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund. The RISE Fund was designed to help reinvigorate the Australian arts sector, which is still dealing with the effects of COVID-19. PICF is one of 61 […]

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Perth Comedy Festival has an impressive lineup for 2021

The 2021 edition of the Perth Comedy Festival will bring together world class comedians and homegrown favourites for a month-long celebration of laughter with shows at the Regal Theatre, Astor Theatre, Comedy Lounge, and Freo Social from 19 April – 16 May – and don;t we all need some laughs right now? Daniel Sloss (pictured) […]

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‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ comes to the Stirling Theatre

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ comes to the Stirling Theatre

Harper Lee’s masterpiece To Kill A Mockingbird is being brought to life on the Stirling Theatre stage. Adapted by Christopher Sergel and directed by Jane Sherwood, the Pulitzer Prize-winner is set during the Great Depression in a sleepy Alabama town where Scout and her brother Jem live with their widowed father Atticus Finch. When a […]

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Iconic musical ‘West Side Story’ is coming to Crown Perth this June

Iconic musical ‘West Side Story’ is coming to Crown Perth this June

Opera Australia and GWB Entertainment have announced one of the most celebrated musicals of all time is coming to Crown Perth this June. The iconic West Side Story will be retold on the Crown Perth stage, and Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini is excited to bring the production to Perth audiences. “West Side Story is […]

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Cléo’s Big Gay Cabaret returns with fourth fabulous lineup this weekend

Cléo’s Big Gay Cabaret returns with fourth fabulous lineup this weekend

The smash hit performance series Cléo’s Big Gay Cabaret is back with its fourth installment of incredible local queer talent. Hot off the back of three sell-out shows over the past months, host Cléo has gathered another fabulous selection of LGBTQIA+ performers for a killer showcase at The Ellington Jazz Club. Speaking to OUTinPerth back in December, Cléo […]

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