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‘Briefs’ cancel Fringe World performances due to border closure

Undoubtedly one of the most popular troupes at Fringe World each year is the crazy team of performers from Briefs. Sadly the crew have had to cancel their appearance at Fringe World 2021 due to the border restrictions with Queensland. The company said they were disappointed to not be making their 10th consecutive appearance at […]

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Elixir: Head First Acrobats return to Fringe World with sexy science

Elixir: Head First Acrobats return to Fringe World with sexy science

  The boys of Head First Acrobats are heading back west with a reprise of their five-star narrative comedy circus show; Elixir. The team behind Railed are leaving the frontiers of the wild west behind for careers in (mad?) science with a show full of death-defying acrobatics, slapstick comedy and disposable labcoats. Elixir follows three hopeful, accident-prone […]

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Penny Shaw and Robert Hofmann are ‘Mismatched’ at Fringe World 2021

Penny Shaw and Robert Hofmann are ‘Mismatched’ at Fringe World 2021

At Fringe World 2021 cabaret veterans Penny “Divalicious” Shaw and award-winning baritone Robert Hofmann will be combing their creative forces to explore the rich repertoire of songs inspired by love in its less than romantic forms. With music from some of the greatest songwriters for the stage including Sondheim, Bernstein, Lloyd-Webber and more accompanied by […]

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WA Opera has an exciting program of events for 2021

WA Opera has an exciting program of events for 2021

The program for West Australian Opera’s 2021 season offers audiences a range of experiences from outdoor free events through to grand opera in His Majesty’s Theatre. The year celebrates a return to live performance with world premieres and new productions. West Australian Opera Music Director, Chris van Tuinen, said “WAO 2021 will celebrate a milestone […]

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Yirra Yaakin bring ‘The Sum of Us’ to the stage in 2021

Yirra Yaakin bring ‘The Sum of Us’ to the stage in 2021

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company returns to Perth Festival after its 2020 Festival world-premiere hit Hecate with an exciting new production of the much-loved Australian comedy drama The Sum of Us. How’s a bloke supposed to find Mr Right when his father’s always up in his business? That’s the premise of this uplifting play that revolves […]

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Say auf wiedersehen to 2020 with Bernie Dieter’s New Year Soiree

Say auf wiedersehen to 2020 with Bernie Dieter’s New Year Soiree

After delivering a much-needed tonic for the 2020 blues with Berlin Underground, Bernie Dieter and her crew are taking over Crown for one last hurrah this New Year’s Eve. The kabarett queen and her merry band are bringing one final spectacular to Perth to say farewell to the year that’s been, with four hours of […]

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West Australian Ballet promotes four dancers to new positions

West Australian Ballet promotes four dancers to new positions

Four much-loved dancers at the West Australian Ballet have ended the year with a celebration as the company announced a series of promotions including one dancer to the esteemed rank of Soloist. Nikki Blain, Jesse Homes and Mayume Noguromi have each been promoted to the rank of Demi-Soloist while Julio Blanes has been promoted to […]

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Michael Griffiths signs on as AD of Perth International Cabaret Festival

Michael Griffiths signs on as AD of Perth International Cabaret Festival

Much loved performer Michael Griffiths has signed on to be the founding Artistic Director of the newly launch Perth International Cabaret Festival. A graduate of the Music Theatre degree at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and winner of multiple awards including a Helpmann Award for Best Cabaret Performer in 2016, Griffiths commences […]

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Cléo’s Big Gay Cabaret brings together exceptional local queer talent

Cléo’s Big Gay Cabaret brings together exceptional local queer talent

Local cabaret performer Cléo had dreams to starting her own big gay cabaret, and after two smash-hit sold out shows it’s safe today those dreams are coming true. With a selection of the best LGBTQIA+ performers WA has to offer, Cléo brings together a diverse crew with a range of skills and talents for a fabulous evening […]

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Review | Black Swan delivers an energetic and rousing ‘Oklahoma!’

Review | Black Swan delivers an energetic and rousing ‘Oklahoma!’

Oklahoma! | State Theatre Centre | til Dec 20 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Seventy-seven years ago Rogers and Hammerstein created a Pulitzer Prize winning musical that broke all the records on Broadway. Based on Lynn Riggs’ 1931 play Green Grow the Lilacs, Oklahoma! is one of the most loved musicals of the 20th century and […]

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