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The Unbelievables dazzle and shine

The Unbelievables dazzle and shine

The Unbelievables | Crown Theatre | Until 28 Jan | ★ ★ ★ ★   I have often heard it said that a host should never be better then the performers of the show they are presenting. In the case of The Unbelievables, at the Crown Theatre until 28th January, host Harrison Greenbaum throws this aside, as amazing performers […]

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Rachelle Durkin joins WA Opera’s production of La Boheme

Rachelle Durkin joins WA Opera’s production of La Boheme

Rachelle Durkin has joined the cast of WA Opera’s La Boheme. The soprano has stepped in after Taryn Fiebig, who was originally scheduled to appear in the show, was forced to withdraw due to illness. Durkin will now play the role of  Musetta for the free Opera in the Park event in Supreme Court Gardens on 3rd February. […]

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Kate Smurthwaite celebrates marriage equality differently

Kate Smurthwaite celebrates marriage equality differently

Comedian and social commentator Kate Smurthwaite celebrated Australia’s recent decision to legislate for marriage equality in a slightly different way to most, she’s dyed her armpit hair rainbow colours. Smurthwaite will be bringing her comedy show ForniKATEress to this year’s Fringe World where she’ll be sharing her observations about having a polyamous life. In the […]

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Get ready for ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time’

Get ready for ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time’

The National Theatre of Great Britain’s production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time will tour Australia for the first time from June 2018, following its acclaimed sell-out debut season in Melbourne. The play will be performed in Brisbane from 12 June, Canberra from 27 June, Sydney from 4 July, Adelaide from 31 […]

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Melville Theatre takes on ‘Venus in Fur’

Melville Theatre takes on ‘Venus in Fur’

Melville Theatre’s first offering for 2018 is David Ives’ play within a play Venus in Fur. The play by the US playwright, screenwriter and novelist was last performed in Perth in 2015 by Black Swan State Theatre Company. This production is directed by Trevor Dhu, Venus in Fur was first staged in 2010 and nominated for […]

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Robert Hofmann’s new Fringe show asks “What the Fandango?!”

Fringe favourite Robert Hofmann has a brand new show for Fringe World 2018 and this time he’s taking his assortment of madcap characters to South America. Following on from the success of Desperately Young at Heart and It Aint Vot You Do It’s Ze Vay Zat You Do It, Hofmann’s latest show bring back some of the much […]

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WASO kicks off 2018 with a celebration for their 90th year

WASO kicks off 2018 with a celebration for their 90th year

To celebrate 90 years of music-making the West Australian Symphony Orchestra will start their 2018 season with two special concerts, WASO’s Favourites, on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 February at Perth Concert Hall. The concerts will feature the Orchestra’s favourite West Australian artists plus the WASO Chorus, performing a varied program of classical hits. Soloists […]

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Adam Rennie to star in Rocky Horror Show’s Perth season

Adam Rennie to star in Rocky Horror Show’s Perth season

Australian actor Adam Rennie will play the lead role of Dr Frank N Furter in the Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth season’s of The Rocky Horror Show. Rennie was the understudy for Craig McLachlan and stepped into the role for the final week of the show’s Adelaide run after producers announced McLachlan was leaving the production. […]

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Rohan Browne tells us about being part of The Tap Pack

Musical theatre star Rohan Browne is returning to Perth during Fringe World with the show The Tap Pack. The high energy show which mixes comedy, song and tap dancing takes it’s inspiration from the Rat Pack performers like Sammy Davis Jnr, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. Rohan is no stranger to Perth, he was here […]

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Big Gay Sunday: It’s time for a cocktail with Mrs Kasha Davis

Are you ready for a Big Gay Sunday? RuPaul’s Drag Race star Mrs Kasha Davis will be sharing a (virgin!) cocktail with fellow alums Raja and Tatianna and Perth’s own Alexas Armstrong this weekend at The Court Hotel. We caught up with Kasha to find out about her start in drag, her favourite memories from […]

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