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Review | Jesus Christ Superstar is trending on Faithbook

Review | Jesus Christ Superstar is trending on Faithbook

Jesus Christ Superstar | Quarry Amphitheatre | til Nov 4 | ★ ★ ★ ★ It was all buzz and glamour last night as Platinum’s Jesus Christ Superstar opened to an excited crowd at The Quarry Amphitheatre. The colourful and energetic re-imagining of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic didn’t fail to thrill, not least for its taking place […]

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Review | Potted Potter will Slytherin to your hearts

Review | Potted Potter will Slytherin to your hearts

Potted Potter | State Theatre Centre | til Sep 30 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  So, here’s my quandary: How do I tell you this show is an out-and-out must watch parody of everything Potter without revealing any of the mad comedic genius that is Dan and Jeff (British performer and writers extraordinaire). You won’t simply take […]

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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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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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Review | From Amsterdam to Mars – Diva, entertainer, storyteller

Review | From Amsterdam to Mars – Diva, entertainer, storyteller

From Amsterdam to Mars | His Majesty’s Theatre | til June 30 | ★ ★ ★ ½  Diva, entertainer, storyteller, singer. Sven Ratzke is both beautiful and energetic in his old style cabaret show. If you want to step off the planet for a night, forget about the rest of the world and enjoy some light […]

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