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Review | Mimma: Standing ovations for A Musical of War and Friendship

Review | Mimma: Standing ovations for A Musical of War and Friendship

Mimma: A Musical of War and Friendship | Regal Theatre | til 21st April | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  “Mimma!” The word conjures up images of a mother figure, of a desperate cry for one’s own mother but in the case of this newly created epic musical, Mimma is the central character, a journalist from Turin, […]

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A new musical ‘Mimma’ will have its world premiere in Perth

A new musical ‘Mimma’ will have its world premiere in Perth

The Regal Theatre Subiaco will be the host to the West Australian production of the new musical, Mimma: A musical of war and friendship, from Orana Productions, with the season running from April 9 -21, 2019. The original musical is the result of several years of collaboration between WA based author Dr Giles Watson and […]

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The Manhattan Transfer return with new tunes and a new member

Singer Janis Siegel from The Manhattan Transfer chats to us about the groups longevity and their latest work. This year The Manhattan Transfer will have been in the music business for five decades, the jazz vocal group first formed in 1969. The first incarnation of the group only lasted a few years, and in 1972 […]

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British comedian Phill Jupitus to tour Australia with ‘Sassy Knack’

British comedian Phill Jupitus to tour Australia with ‘Sassy Knack’

British comedian and TV personality Phill Jupitus is heading back to Australia with his new show Sassy Knack, and will be at The Regal Theatre in Subiaco this April. Since last touring Phill Jupitus has upped sticks and moved to Scotland and in this new show he shares yarns and thoughts from his time North of […]

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The Best Musical of the 20th Century: WAAPA does Carousel

The Best Musical of the 20th Century: WAAPA does Carousel

Time magazine bestowed the ‘Best Musical’ tag on Carousel, writing that Rodgers and Hammerstein “set the standards for the 20th century musical, and this show features their most beautiful score and the most skillful and affecting example of their musical storytelling”. The classic musical Carousel will be at the Regal Theatre from 16-23 June, starring […]

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Review: Puppetry of the Penis leaves us in awe

Puppetry of the Penis | The Regal Theatre | Until 12 May | ★ ★ ★ ★   The Regal Theatre was close to packed. The air was filled with laughter and talk that was a tad too high. A slightly nervous air rippled through the theatre while couples took their seats. Some of the men looked surreptitiously […]

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iTedE: David Strassman can’t bear technology in his new show

iTedE: David Strassman can’t bear technology in his new show

David Strassman has been practising his brand of “safe ventriloquism” since 1972, and is bringing his fractured psyche and eclectic troupe of iconic puppets to the Regal Theatre in October with a new show iTedE. I had the privilege to engage in what can only be described as a phone fourgy with David and his […]

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Alice Fraser’s ‘Empire’ delivers a hilarious journey through metaphysics

Alice Fraser’s ‘Empire’ delivers a hilarious journey through metaphysics

Alice Fraser – Empire | Perth Comedy Festival | Regal Theatre | Until Sun 14 May | ★★★★★ Alice Fraser brought a sexy cerebral twist to comedy in her latest show Empire at the Regal Theatre last night. She dips into the pool of Metaphysics and Quantum Physics in her hopes to explore every facet of the […]

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Practice Makes Perfect: Rich Binning talks Puppetry of the Penis

Practice Makes Perfect: Rich Binning talks Puppetry of the Penis

One of our nation’s greatest cultural exports, Puppetry of the Penis, is returning to our shores with a brand new cast. The show has entertained audiences in over 35 countries, in six different languages and has been refined into a most elegant display of genital origami that adds some Las Vegas flair to the Aussie art […]

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Review | A O Lang Pho

Review | A O Lang Pho

A O Lang Pho | Regal Theatre | Until Feb 25 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ It would be easy to throw out the usual suspects in reviewing the enchanting seventy minutes that I spent entirely captivated by contemporary Vietnamese circus, spectacular, spellbinding, a tour de force. Easy, but also lazy, while they do deserve every […]

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