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Actor leaves gay role after previous homophobic comments highlighted

Actor leaves gay role after previous homophobic comments highlighted

Actor Oluwaseyi Omooba has stepped down from performing in an upcoming production of The Color Purple following previous anti-gay comments she’d made coming to light. The actor was set to play the lead role in the stage version of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel. Omooba was set to play the lead character of Celie – who […]

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Out Of Office: Karen from Finance heads west this September

Out Of Office: Karen from Finance heads west this September

Call the HR Department, Melbourne’s premier queen of administration is heading around Australia and New Zealand with an all-new tour. Karen from Finance is heading Out of Office, bringing her one-woman journey of self discovery – and self-annihilation – around the country and to our neighbours in the east. The Melbourne-based queen garnered international attention after […]

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Disney on Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends with Australian tour

Disney on Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends with Australian tour

Grab your mouse ears and get ready for a worldwide party as Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends skates into Australia. This year, the Aussie family favourite will include the highly anticipated arrival of Disney’s Moana. The 2019 tour celebrates 90 years of Mickey Mouse and honours Walt Disney’s legacy by bringing acclaimed stories […]

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Yirra Yaakin’s new Artistic Director is Eva Grace Mullaley

Yirra Yaakin’s new Artistic Director is Eva Grace Mullaley

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company have announced the appointment of Eva Grace Mullaley as the Company’s new Artistic Director. Mullaley, a Widi woman from the Yamatji Nation in the Midwest region of Western Australia, is taking over the reins from the long-standing and much loved, Kyle J Morrison. The experienced theatre practitioner said she was honoured […]

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Hugh Jackman to star in Broadway revival of ‘The Music Man’

Hugh Jackman to star in Broadway revival of ‘The Music Man’

Hugh Jackman will star in a Broadway revival of The Music Man with the show scheduled to open in 2020. The musical was a huge broadway hit in the late 1950’s and was made into a film in 1962. The show made a star of Robert Preston, who appeared in both the original Broadway production and […]

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Two children’s stories are flying in to the State Theatre Centre

Two children’s stories are flying in to the State Theatre Centre

Two beloved children’s stories will be brought to life on stage at the State Theatre Centre this April. Room on the Broom is based on Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s picture book and presented by CDP Theatre, the award-winning team behind The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child and The 13, 26, 52, 78 & 91-storey Treehouses. The Witch and her […]

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Cirque du Soleil’s new show ‘Kurios’ is coming to Australia

Cirque du Soleil will return to Australia from October this year with its most acclaimed touring show, Kurios – Cabinet of Curiosities. Perth audiences will have a while to wait though, the show won’t make it to the west coast until half way through 2020. The show’s long national tour will kick off in Sydney […]

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The award winning musical ‘The Book of Mormon’ is coming to Perth

The award winning musical ‘The Book of Mormon’ is coming to Perth

The Book of Mormon, Broadway’s smash hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, is coming to Perth this September. The show which has picked up a swag of awards around the globe will open at the Crown Theatre on 3rd September for a limited season. The show has already had successful […]

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Review | Peter Pan Goes Wrong… and it’s spectacular

Review | Peter Pan Goes Wrong… and it’s spectacular

Peter Pan Goes Wrong | His Majesty’s Theatre | til 17th March | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  The madness begins before the curtain even rises at Peter Pan Goes Wrong, as the stagehands frantically bustle about His Majesty’s Theatre making absurd requests of the audience from amidst the crowd. A giggling audience sets the perfect tone for the […]

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Fringe 2018 smash hit Séance returns to haunt Perth this month

Fringe 2018 smash hit Séance returns to haunt Perth this month

Perth will get another chance to experience one of the break out hits from Fringe World 2018 – the terrifying and titillating Séance. Séance is the first production in the Darkfield Series, a collection of theatrical performances that explore fear and anxiety. Each performance takes place inside a 40ft shipping container in pitch darkness, using […]

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