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‘Fame – the Musical’ is coming to the Crown Theatre

‘Fame – the Musical’ is coming to the Crown Theatre

“Baby look at me, and tell me what you see.” So goes the opening line of the title song of Fame, one of the greatest tunes to deliver positive self-affirmation and embrace the philosophy of bringing your dreams to life by loudly declaring them. Fame the Musical, the epic dance musical that celebrates all things […]

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Review | ‘The Wizard of Oz’ is camp, colourful, and full of fun

Review | ‘The Wizard of Oz’ is camp, colourful, and full of fun

Wizard of Oz | Crown Theatre | Until 22 Jan | ★ ★ ★ ½  From the team who brought us last year’s production of Legally Blonde, comes one of the most loved musicals of all time, The Wizard of Oz. The musical began life as the Judy Garland film in 1939, and while it was updated […]

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Review | Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a whole lot of fun

Review | Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a whole lot of fun

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – The Musical | Crown Theatre | Until 28 November | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  I must admit I felt some trepidation heading into the musical version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. It’s a story I’ve loved since it was read to our class in Year 5, and I’ve seen […]

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We’re off to see the Wizard! as the musical books a season at Crown

We’re off to see the Wizard! as the musical books a season at Crown

Get ready to don your ruby slippers, put a small dog in your picnic basket, and head on down the yellow brick road, as the much adored musical The Wizard of Oz is coming to town. A season of the adventures of Dorothy, the Tin man, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion is opening at Crown Theatre […]

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‘Priscilla: Queen of the Desert – The Musical’ delivers a camp party

‘Priscilla: Queen of the Desert – The Musical’ delivers a camp party

Priscilla – Queen of the Desert – The Musical | Crown Theatre Until 31st May | ★ ★ ★ ★   There’s certainly a lot of camp fun and disco celebration crammed into the musical version of Priscilla – Queen of the Desert. It’s the latest in a strong of WA based productions to grace the stage at […]

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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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Review | Say “Hello” to the comical ‘Book of Mormon’

Review | Say “Hello” to the comical ‘Book of Mormon’

The Book of Mormon | Crown Theatre | Until 17th November | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  The smash hit musical Book of Mormon has made it to Perth eight years after its Broadway debut, and it’s a comical and uplifting experience that was totally worth the wait. Created by Avenue Q composer Robert Lopez and South Park duo Matt Parker and Trey Stone, […]

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Review | Madiba – The Musical celebrates the birth of a Rainbow Nation

Review | Madiba – The Musical celebrates the birth of a Rainbow Nation

Madiba – The Musical | Crown Theatre | til Jan 12 | ★ ★ ★ ★  When I think of musicals my mind conjures images of witches defying gravity, East German genderqueer punks or lion cubs who just can’t wait to be king – so the real life story of political figure Nelson Mandela seemed like an […]

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Review | Aladdin grants all of your wishes in a magical performance

Aladdin | Crown Theatre | til Oct 28 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  The latest Disney stage adaptation has landed at Crown Theatre, bringing with it all of the wondrous treasures from the 1992 on-screen original, and a few extra trinkets to boot. Based in Middle Eastern folk lore, Aladdin takes us back to the fictional city of […]

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‘American Idiot’ packs a punch of punk attitude

‘American Idiot’ packs a punch of punk attitude

American Idiot | Crown Theatre | Until 11th February | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ If you’d told the instigators of punk rock, the anti establishment movement of the 1970’s, that in forty years time punk albums would be turned into Broadway musicals, they’d have probably sneered at you, but here we are – American Idiot. Californian punk […]

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