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Review | ‘Coppélia’ is a fun-filled jape that will have you laughing

Review | ‘Coppélia’ is a fun-filled jape that will have you laughing

WA Ballet: Coppélia | His Majesty’s Theatre | Until Sat 25th September | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Coppélia is one of the most performed ballets in the world, and undoubtedly the funniest work amongst the art form’s greatest hits. We last saw the West Australian Ballet perform this work back in 2016, but this outing seems to have […]

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Review | ‘Worship – Memento Vivere’ celebrates life in the darkness

Review | ‘Worship – Memento Vivere’ celebrates life in the darkness

Worship – Memento Vivere | The Rechabite | Season Ended | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  From the beautifully ghastly minds that brought the ritual of Worship to Fringe World festivals past, a new enchantment was cast upon The Rechabite last weekend. Adorned with the brilliant lights of Beamhacker and the beautiful taxidermy work of Preserving4TheFuture, The Rechabite Hall […]

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This N That – South Side Queers celebrating first anniversary

This N That – South Side Queers celebrating first anniversary

The team at This N That – South Side Queers are celebrating their first anniversary with a fabulous dance party next weekend. The community group based in Walyalup (Fremantle) have been working hard to cultivate a buzzing social scene for LGBTQIA+ folks in the area, and are marking the occasion with a big queer get […]

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WA Ballet bring ‘Coppélia’ to life at His Majesty’s Theatre

WA Ballet bring ‘Coppélia’ to life at His Majesty’s Theatre

As ballet icon George Balanchine said, “Just as Giselle is ballet’s great tragedy, so Coppélia is its great comedy.” The colourful tale of two lovers and an eccentric doctor, along with an exquisite life-like doll comes to His Majesty’s Theatre on 16 September for 10 exquisite performances. “Coppélia is one of the most frequently performed […]

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‘Animal Farm’ is coming to Black Swan State Theatre Company

‘Animal Farm’ is coming to Black Swan State Theatre Company

Political powerhouse Van Badham (Banging Denmark, The Guardian) delivers an internet fast, brilliantly sharp adaptation of George Orwell’s response to authoritarian government in Animal Farm in the Heath Ledger Theatre from 2 to 24 October. Black Swan State Theatre promise that this is Orwell not like you’ve seen before, but a contemporary styled version. The […]

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‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ is coming to Crown this November

‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ is coming to Crown this November

Roald Dahl’s beloved tale Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has delighted audiences, young and old, all over the world. And now, direct from Brisbane, the hit touring production is coming to Perth. The musical will be checking into Crown for a limited season from 3rd November 2021. For those unfamiliar with Roald Dahl’s popular children […]

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‘UNHEIMLICH’ is an intriguing new work coming to PICA

Conjuring fantastical imagery from the recesses of the human mind, UNHEIMLICH is a thrilling new performance work by director and The Last Great Hunt alumni Katt Osborne and multidisciplinary artist Tarryn Gill. Dip into the darkly-comic dream state where a house-cat will be your guide. Join a happy couple on this journey where dreams and […]

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‘Flash Bang’ is coming to new Northbridge venue The Royale Theatre

‘Flash Bang’ is coming to new Northbridge venue The Royale Theatre

Flash Bang – An explosive new cabaret show is coming to Northbridge’s newest venue – The Royale Theatre. Presented by Sugar Blue Burlesque, Flash Bang will feature burlesque, drag, music, circus, dance and promises more than a few surprises. It’s described as a rollercoaster of high-octane entertainment. Hosted by Perth Burlesque icon MC Sugar Du […]

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Review | ‘Nocturna’ explores our capacity for love and self-destruction

Review | ‘Nocturna’ explores our capacity for love and self-destruction

Nocturna | Subiaco Arts Centre | til Aug 28 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  The Kabuki Drop delivers another enjoyably provocative and uniquely engaging theatre work, with this production of Nocturna; performed at the Subiaco Arts Centre for a brief moment in time. Written by Ian Sinclair and directed by principal creative Melissa Cantwell from the company, […]

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Review | Freeze Frame Opera showcases next generation of talent

Review | Freeze Frame Opera showcases next generation of talent

Angels & Devils | Claremont Showgrounds | til Aug 28 | ★ ★ ★ ★  Freeze Frame Opera (FFO) is a Perth based opera company established in 2016, which reframes operatic classics to make them relevant and entertaining for the modern audience. The performances are specifically designed to introduce opera to new audiences whilst employing both well […]

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