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Review | Black Swan delivers an energetic and rousing ‘Oklahoma!’

Review | Black Swan delivers an energetic and rousing ‘Oklahoma!’

Oklahoma! | State Theatre Centre | til Dec 20 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Seventy-seven years ago Rogers and Hammerstein created a Pulitzer Prize winning musical that broke all the records on Broadway. Based on Lynn Riggs’ 1931 play Green Grow the Lilacs, Oklahoma! is one of the most loved musicals of the 20th century and […]

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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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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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Netflix gives first look at screen adaptation of ‘The Boys In The Band’

Netflix gives first look at screen adaptation of ‘The Boys In The Band’

Netflix and Ryan Murphy are giving new life to a gay theatre classic, with a screen adaptation of the groundbreaking classic The Boys In The Band. Originally created by the late playwright Mart Crowley, the show premiered off-Broadway in 1968, telling the story of a group of gay men whose relationships break down over the course […]

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Perth raised actor Daniel Monks nominated for Stage Debut Award

Perth raised actor Daniel Monks nominated for Stage Debut Award

Perth raised actor Daniel Monks has been nominated for two Stage Debut Awards, the British awards celebrate performers who have made their debut in the last year. Monks is nominated for his lead role in the play Teenage Dick that was performed at the Donmar Warehour. The play by author Mike Lew is a darkly comic take on […]

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Yirra Yaakin announce premiere of ‘FIFO – Fit in or F**k Off!’

Yirra Yaakin announce premiere of ‘FIFO – Fit in or F**k Off!’

Local Indigenous theatre company Yirra Yaakin have revealed the details of their next production, focusing on the realm of FIFO, mining and their impact on First Nations’ families. Developing with the support of Goolari Media’s Indigenous Writers program, Playwriting Australia, Ilbijerri and Moogahlin’s Yellamundie First Nations Play Festival, FIFO – Fit In or F**k Off puts the […]

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Unsung Heroes tells the story of WA drag king pioneer Effie Fellows

Black Swan State Theatre Company are diving into local history with an online performance series that reveals the untold stories of five incredible Western Australians. Unsung Heroes brings a world premiere season directed by Emily McLean and Joe Paradise Lui that brings together some of WA’s best local talent to bring the tales of WA’s […]

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Actors sought for local production of ‘The Boys in the Band’

Actors sought for local production of ‘The Boys in the Band’

Nine actors are sought for a local production of the iconic LGBTI themed play The Boys in the Band.  The Graduate Dramatic Society (GRADS) is putting on a production of Mart Cowley’s groundbreaking play to coincide with this year’s PrideFEST. The production is to be directed by award winning director Barry Park with proposed production dates from […]

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The Blue Room announce digital season launch for 2020 program

The Blue Room announce digital season launch for 2020 program

The Blue Room Theatre have announced they will be launching their 2020 season on Thursday 16th March, presenting an online showcase of this year’s season. Described as a “series of tantalising tasters”, The Blue Room will be hosting activities on Zoom and social media throughout the day with the artists. Blue Room Executive Director Julian […]

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Midnite Youth Theatre Company seek students for Midnite Monologues

Midnite Youth Theatre Company seek students for Midnite Monologues

The Midnite Youth Theatre Company have announced a new project open to students across Western Australia. Following the announcement they would be postponing their planned production of Romeo and Juliet, the local company have a new plan to keep young people connected and engaged. Midnite Monologues is a solo drama showcase open to any student in […]

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