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Review | ‘We Will Rock You’ allows local talent to shine

Review | ‘We Will Rock You’ allows local talent to shine

We Will Rock You | Crown Theatre | Until 22nd November | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  This local production of We Will Rock You has been performed several times in the last few years and as WA’s hard border limited touring acts from visiting the state an opportunity has appeared for home grown talent to shine. Settling in […]

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You’re invited to step into Bernie Dieter’s debauched den of iniquity

You’re invited to step into Bernie Dieter’s debauched den of iniquity

If you have ever been to Fringe World, it is likely you have come across Bernie Dieter and her swarm of kabarett beauties. Self-professed punks, freaks and weirdos who play with sound, movement, gender and song. Gender-defying aerial marvel Jarred Dewey, local drag sensation Scarlet Adams, Cirque du Soleil alum Reuben Dot Dot Dot, hula-hooping wunderkind […]

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A radical new take on Ibsen’s ‘A Doll’s House’ opens this weekend

A radical new take on Ibsen’s ‘A Doll’s House’ opens this weekend

Western Australia’s Feminist Theatre Company, Tempest, will be presenting a production of Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House at the Subiaco Theatre Centre this week. Ibsen’s iconic play is reimagined as a bold one woman show. Nora Helmer is often considered one of modern drama’s first feminist characters. A Doll’s House deals with women, their traditional roles […]

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Melville Theatre’s next production is ‘Old Love’ by Norm Foster

Melville Theatre’s next production is ‘Old Love’ by Norm Foster

Are you never too old to fall in love? It’s a question explored in a romantic comedy at Melville Theatre, aptly-titled Old Love, written by Norm Foster and directed by Vanessa Jensen. Divorced man Bud meets the recently-widowed Molly – the wife of his former boss – again after many years, when he comes to […]

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The much loved LGBTI+ charity event Club West set to return in 2021

The much loved LGBTI+ charity event Club West set to return in 2021

Perth’s long running and much loved charity event Club West is set to return in 2021 after a seven and half a year hiatus. The long running event was a staple of Perth’s LGBTI nightlife for 24 years before the final curtain came down in 2013. At the time Club West matriarch and part-time go-go […]

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Daniel Monks cast in a new production of ‘The Normal Heart’ in London

Daniel Monks cast in a new production of ‘The Normal Heart’ in London

Perth raised actor Daniel Monks has been cast in a new production of The Normal Heart which will be staged in London in 2021. It’ll be the first time Larry Krammer’s acclaimed play has been professionally performed in London since it’s debut in 1986. The play follows Ned Weeks, the founder of an AIDS advocacy group. The […]

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WA Ballet launch 2021 season is filled with classics and collaborations

WA Ballet launch 2021 season is filled with classics and collaborations

While many arts companies in Australia and around the world are yet to return to the stage, West Australian Ballet will continue to create its own path with beautiful classics, powerful contemporary works and showcasing homegrown talent as hallmarks of the Company’s Season 2021. In his ninth year at the helm, Artistic Director Aurélien Scannella […]

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‘We Will Rock You’ set to shake up Crown Perth with the music of Queen

Queen fans rejoice! Beloved jukebox musical We Will Rock You is returning to Perth stages bigger and better than ever. Platinum Entertainment’s production celebrates the music of Queen, weaving their hits through a narrative that imagines an Orwellian future dystopia where music is forbidden. From the book by Ben Elton, the non-conformist bohemians surge ahead on […]

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‘Cabaret de Paris’ transports you back to yesteryear

‘Cabaret de Paris’ transports you back to yesteryear

Cabaret de Paris | Crown Perth | 15th October 2020 | ★ ★ ★  The Crown Theatre has come back to life with a cabaret extravaganza that faithfully recreates classic Parisian entertainment of decades gone by.  After the COVID-19 outbreak saw most theatres and entertainment venues come to a grinding halt, nightlife is slowly beginning to […]

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Perth International Cabaret Festival to debut in 2021

Perth International Cabaret Festival to debut in 2021

Perth International Cabaret Festival (PICF) is coming to wow audiences for the very first time in 2021. The exciting new addition to WA’s arts calendar announced the news today. “Cabaret honours the great tradition of storytelling, and more particularly, storytelling set to music,” the festival’s brief reads. “As an artform it is admired and performed […]

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