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Review | Confusion for Three dances through a messy relationship

Review | Confusion for Three dances through a messy relationship

Confusion for Three | PICA | til Nov 17 | ★ ★ ★ ½  Confusion for Three is an intense exploration of the messy experiences of sex, sexuality and relationships using the medium of dance. Intentionally lacking in aesthetically pleasing manoeuvres, the choreographer Jo Lloyd, takes her audience underneath the surface of our emotional selves and […]

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Fringe World 2019: Dive in to over 700 shows in full program

Fringe World 2019: Dive in to over 700 shows in full program

Perth’s most eclectic festival has revealed their full program today as Fringe World prepares to transform our city into a spectacular celebration of all things weird & wonderful. WA can boast the third largest Fringe festival in the world, and this year is looking bigger and better than ever with 138 venues and four whole […]

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WAAPA’s dance production ‘Verge’ moves to The Regal Theatre

WAAPA’s dance production ‘Verge’ moves to The Regal Theatre

WAAPA’s final dance season for the year, Verge, is moving to one of Perth’s best loved venues, the Regal Theatre. The change is due to unforeseen technical challenges at the original venue, the Geoff Gibbs Theatre at Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley. Verge will now take place at the Regal Theatre on Tuesday 20, Wednesday […]

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Cutting edge dance at PICA with ‘Confusion for Three’

Showing for three nights only from November 15 – 17, leading Australian choreographer Jo Lloyd’s Confusion for Three promises to be a thrilling dance encounter. Fusing Lloyd’s signature style of explosive physicality, music mixed live, and tour de force performances, it asks us to surrender to the state of confusion for ultimate revelation. PICA has partnered […]

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Hey loser! Urzila Carlson announces 2019 Australian tour

Hey loser! Urzila Carlson announces 2019 Australian tour

Award-winning comedian and Australia’s favourite South African New Zealander is heading back to Australia for a 2019 tour, and she reckons we’re losers! Urzila Carlson (Have You Been Paying Attention?!) is bringing her brand new show Loser to 10 cities and towns across Australia from March to June next year, kicking off with the Melbourne International Comedy […]

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Discovering the life and music of Patsy Cline

Discovering the life and music of Patsy Cline

Kerrie Anne Greenland delivered a stand out performance when she last appeared on stage in Perth. As Éponine Thénardier in Les Miserables she made audiences hold their breath night after night as she sang On My Own. The role in the big budget musical was the first part Greenland was cast in following her graduation from the West Australian […]

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The Actors’ Hub presents a gender swapping take on ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Shakespeare’s enduring tale of tragic love, Romeo and Juliet, is about to be tackled by The Actors’ Hub, but this production has a twist. Directed by Amanda Crewes, this version of Romeo and Juliet offers a same-sex version of the classic tale of warring families in Verona. “Romeo and Juliet explores the theme of forbidden love, […]

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Head ‘Into the Woods’ with Midnite Youth Theatre Company

Head ‘Into the Woods’ with Midnite Youth Theatre Company

Venture into the woods with the acclaimed Tony Award winning musical classic Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. Midnite Youth Theatre Company are mounting a production that will play from 28 November through to 1 December. This witty and wildly theatrical production brings together a talented ensemble of 18 to 25-year-old emerging performers […]

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Clare Watson talks about bringing the life of Adriana Xenides to the stage

Clare Watson talks about bringing the life of Adriana Xenides to the stage

Black Swan State Theatre’s Artistic Director Clare Watson says the rehearsal period for her acclaimed play Xenides left her laughing and crying on a daily basis as she set about collaborating with the productions all female cast of actors and musicians. The life of a long standing game show hostess might seem like an unusual focus […]

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Review | Penthouse explores the ugliness of luxury

Review | Penthouse explores the ugliness of luxury

Penthouse | The Blue Room | til Nov 17 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  I have never heard of Lazy Yarns the creative group behind Penthouse and so had no idea what to expect. It was described to me as a play about luxury living. Upon arriving at the Blue Room, I was given a program […]

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