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Stage extravaganza ‘Puttin on the Ritz’ returns to WA

Stage extravaganza ‘Puttin on the Ritz’ returns to WA

The theatrical show Puttin’ on the Ritz is returning to Western Australia at the end of June with performances in Bunbury, Mandurah and Perth. Following the huge success of their 2017 debut Australian tour, Puttin’ On the Ritz returns and will glide its way across Australia in May and June for an all-singing, all-dancing celebration of some of […]

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Silence My Lady Head summons the 80s, Grace Jones & PJ Harvey

Silence My Lady Head summons the 80s, Grace Jones & PJ Harvey

Local queer theatre favourites FUGUE have teamed up with Melbourne artists Indigo Keane and Nicole Harvey for a ‘disco nightclub exorcism’ at this year’s Fringe World Festival. The one-woman show is inspired by the women of the 80s – particularly the legendary Grace Jones and her infallible brand of club performance – re-arranging theatre, drag […]

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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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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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