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Review | ‘Whale Fall’ explores understanding our place in a changing world

Review | ‘Whale Fall’ explores understanding our place in a changing world

Whale Fall | PICA | til Feb 27 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Whale Fall is a play looking at transitions, specifically at the transition of a young child into their gender-affirming being and body. Whale Fall, written by Ian Sinclair and directed by Melissa Cantwell for The Kabuki Drop: explores, family, disruption, connection to the land […]

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‘Whale Fall’ examines changes of body, heart and the world around us

‘Whale Fall’ examines changes of body, heart and the world around us

Perth Festival has arrived for 2021, and this year’s celebration is focusing on our time, and our place here in Western Australia. One of this year’s entries is Whale Fall – a slow-burning family drama from the team at The Kabuki Drop about second chances and unconditional love, charting transition across generations, family, the environment […]

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iOTA is not just your average joe

WA performance artist iOTA is reconnecting with his roots in his all new show, The Average Joe. An actor, composer, singer, writer, voice artist, dancer and music theatre presenter, iOTA gives Fringe World audiences an insight into his world in a camp, confessional story scored by a live band. iOTA is a multiple award winning […]

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Perth Theatre Company cans remaining shows for 2015

Perth Theatre Company cans remaining shows for 2015

Perth Theatre Company has cancelled the remainder of its 2015 program  citing financial difficulties. The move means the production of John Steinbeck’s classic ‘Mice and Men’ which was to have starred actor Jai Courtney will be cancelled. Also dropped in the production of ‘Your Seven’ from experiential theatre performer James Berlyn. The company highlighted a […]

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Experiencing Alienation

Lachlan Philpott is one of Australia’s hottest playwrights. He has had hits with the play’s ‘Silent Disco’ and ‘Truck Stop’ and earlier this year he debuted another new work ‘M Rock’. Now the Perth Theatre Company is set to perform his latest piece ‘Alienation’. It’s the story of three ordinary Australians who believe they have […]

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Review: PTC’s ‘A Number’ is a Rewarding Experience

Review: PTC’s ‘A Number’ is a Rewarding Experience

Perth Theatre Company’s production of Caryl Churchill’s ‘A Number’ is a challenging storytelling experience that is certainly thought provoking. Two men meet, one older and one younger, we learn they are a father and son, they start discussing something, but it takes a little while to work out what the conversation is about. Gradually we […]

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