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Peter Pan Goes Wrong in all the right ways this March

Peter Pan Goes Wrong in all the right ways this March

Crash-landing into Perth after the smashing success(?) of The Play That Goes Wrong, comes the classic tale of Never Never Land that never never goes right. Peter Pan Goes Wrong takes the J. M. Barrie classic and turns it on its head, totally butchering the children’s story we all know and love with hilarious results. Star […]

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See ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ at Luna Leederville

See ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ at Luna Leederville

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is filmed live at the Apollo Theatre in London, especially to be shown in cinemas. The feel-good musical is based on the true story of a 16 year old boy who was the subject of the 2011 BBC documentary Jamie: Drag Queen at 16. The film 164 minute film (there is […]

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The sporting world gets a serving of queerness in Court My Crotch

Writer & director James McMillan returns to the Blue Room Theatre with another uniquely queer work that backhands masculinity and the status quo. Court My Crotch pits a drag queen and an athlete against one another in a heated match of tennis, where “each presents a facade, each pushes against prejudice.” Under the watchful eye […]

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Review | Patience brings some Gilbert & Sullivan fun to UWA

Review | Patience brings some Gilbert & Sullivan fun to UWA

Patience | UWA Dolphin Theatre | til Sept 15 | ★ ★ ★ ½  I’m not even going to pretend I had a clear idea of what I was about to see. Yeah, I’d seen The Mikado and possibly The Pirates of Penzance (I do have a vague memory of Judy Garland – No wait different musical! Moving right along) […]

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Review | Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes is something else… and more

Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes | Blue Room Theatre | til Aug 25 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ Oh my, this show is certainly something else… and then some. Unveiling: Gay Sex For Endtimes is a heady, visceral romp through personal and biblical Revelations. It’s filled with locust queens, bodily fluids and so much queerness you […]

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Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes – The second coming

After having its debut season sadly cut short, one of last year’s most exciting local works has risen and will come again… for a limited season. My colleague Graeme Watson noted in his review of the show’s original season that a “naked man, on a bed, on his hands and knees, repetitively screaming ‘fuck me’ […]

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Review | The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Review | The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time | His Majesty’s Theatre til Aug 19 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  The Curious Incident of The Dog in The Night-Time opened a ten night season on Wednesday night at His Majesty’s Theatre. The play, Simon Stephens adaptation of Mark Hadden’s internationally bestselling novel, invites the audience inside […]

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Actor Joshua Jenkins on The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Actor Joshua Jenkins on The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been hailed as a theatrical masterpiece winning a swag of Olivier and Tony awards and having sellout seasons around the globe. In August English National Theatre’s production of the play will make its way to Perth for a limited season at the His Majesty’s Theatre […]

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Potted Potter: Unauthorised magic is coming to the State Theatre Centre

Potted Potter: Unauthorised magic is coming to the State Theatre Centre

Direct from sold-out theatres around the globe, all seven Harry Potter books are condensed into seventy hilarious minutes in Dan and Jeff’s unauthorised Potted Potter. The show brings all your favourite characters from the wizarding world to the stage, complete with a fire-breathing dragon, endless costumes, songs, props and a real-life game of Quidditch! Double Olivier […]

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Review | Theatre group tempest bring Lysistrata from 411 BC to 2018

Review | Theatre group tempest bring Lysistrata from 411 BC to 2018

Lysistrata | Subiaco Arts Centre | til 14th July | ★ ★ ★   Written in 411 BC by Greek playwright Aristophanes, Lysistrata tells the story of how women put a stop to the wars raging around them by challenging men’s authority and withholding sexual favours. Of course in ancient Greece, the idea that women could be […]

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