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Cabaret queen Meow Meow gives legs to The Little Mermaid

Cabaret queen Meow Meow gives legs to The Little Mermaid

Australian-born cabaret star Meow Meow has returned to Perth with a brand new show, a contemporary adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Little Mermaid’. The performance is part two of her ‘Little’ trilogy, following on the success of ‘Little Match Girl’, a lesser known Andersen tale with a Christmas theme. The WAAPA graduate has recruited […]

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Review: Plexus

Review: Plexus

Plexus | Heath Ledger Theatre | Until Feb 20 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Prior to viewing last night’s performance of Plexus, I was concerned that I would not be able to fully appreciate the work as someone without a strong sense of the history and scholarship of dance. These worries dissipated almost immediately, as I sat – mouth […]

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Review: The Tiger Lillies Perform Hamlet

Review: The Tiger Lillies Perform Hamlet

  The Tiger Lillies Perform Hamlet | Regal Theatre | Until Feb 21 |★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Any new work based on Shakespeare groans beneath the sheer volume of previous interpretations. To justify its addition to such a crowded field, any such project has to find a new way of presenting the lyricism and insight of the endlessly […]

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A Brand New Testament – an unforgettable film

What if God didn’t live in Heaven? What if he wasn’t such a nice guy, what if he was just a guy with a lot of power? What if he just lived in a hard-to-reach section of Brussels? ‘A Brand New Testament’ is the new work from Belgian Director Jaco Van Dormael, best known for […]

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‘I Wish I Was Lonely’: A New Take on Technology

‘I Wish I Was Lonely’: A New Take on Technology

  Tonight is the Australian debut of an intriguing production from the minds of performance poet Hannah Jane Walker and theatre maker Chris Thorpe. ‘I Wish I Was Lonely’ is a performance all about communication or lack thereof in the era of the smartphone. The audience are asked to do the opposite of what’s usually […]

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Circa Will Take You Beyond With New Show

Circa Will Take You Beyond With New Show

Widely acclaimed circus ensemble Circa bring to Perth their latest piece: ‘Beyond’, a show that blends music, acrobatics, and and humour into a truly unique production. Having originated in Berlin, the show has been making its way around the world since 2013, taking its ensemble to New Zealand, the UK, France, Spain, Belgium and more. […]

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Fantastic Festival Awaits

Fantastic Festival Awaits

The Perth International Arts Festival has released their program for 2014 and it’s filled with interesting theatrical and artistic experiences. The three week festival will kick off with Xarxa Theatre’s ‘Veles e Vents’ a spectacular fireworks based show that will play for three nights in early February. One of the most fun events is artist […]

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Perth International Arts Festival

Perth International Arts Festival

The Somerville and Joondalup Pines films have begun, and there’s a feast of films until April next year. One of the highlights for December is Satellite Boy (directed by Catriona McKenzie). This Western Australian film brings the legendary David Gulpilil back to the screen as old Jagamarra. He lives at an abandoned drive-in in the […]

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