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Log on to watch ‘disobedience rules’ at the Bleach Festival

Log on to watch ‘disobedience rules’ at the Bleach Festival

Western Australian art group pvi collective will be sharing their new work disobedience rules at the Bleach Festival on the Gold Coast. The work has been created and delivered entirely online, meaning anyone can log in and watch the action. disobedience rules is a live-action board game with a social agenda. Quick response rounds test players activist […]

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Fringe World Festival offers first taste of delicious 2021 lineup

Fringe World Festival offers first taste of delicious 2021 lineup

Fringe World Festival have dropped a selection of their tastiest early release shows to whet audience appetites for the upcoming 2021 celebration. Festival Director Amber Hasler said these shows highlight the incredible talent we have here in WA and around Australia. “WA is the best place to be right now and Fringe World will be […]

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With Love: Black Swan State Theatre Company reveal 2021 season

With Love: Black Swan State Theatre Company reveal 2021 season

Black Swan State Theatre Company have announced their homegrown 2021 program, and it’s loaded with love. Launched last night at the State Theatre Centre of WA, the state company are celebrating 30 years with a celebration of the company’s heritage through stories of rebellion, truth, hope and, the uniting force, love. “We will bring to […]

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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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