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Review | Peter Cumins brings theatre’s Grand Dames to The Maj

Review | Peter Cumins brings theatre’s Grand Dames to The Maj

There Is Nothin’ Like A Dame | His Majesty’s Theatre | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Perth’s musical theatre alum both past and present mixed with family and friends, who warmly greeted Peter Cumins at his final show for Perth International Cabaret Festival on Friday night. He bounded to the stage on cue, dressed head to toe in […]

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Review | Paul Capsis delivers a masterclass in cabaret performance

Review | Paul Capsis delivers a masterclass in cabaret performance

Paul Capsis: Up Close and Personal | His Majesty’s Theatre | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  If anything, the Covid pandemic has shown us that we as people need and crave live entertainment like never before. Perth is the enviable position to have His Majesty’s Theatre, the only remaining working Edwardian theatre in Australia and the perfect venue […]

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Bibliophile | Perth’s John Burbidge is ‘More Than Halfway to Somewhere’

More Than Halfway To Somewhere: Collected Gems of a World Traveller John Burbidge Wordswallah (Self-published) Following on from his critically acclaimed works like Dare Me! The Life and Work of Gerald Glaskin and his autobiography The Boatman, Burbidge delves into a travelogue of his world adventures in celebrating his 50th year since boarding a US-bound […]

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The much loved LGBTI+ charity event Club West set to return in 2021

The much loved LGBTI+ charity event Club West set to return in 2021

Perth’s long running and much loved charity event Club West is set to return in 2021 after a seven and half a year hiatus. The long running event was a staple of Perth’s LGBTI nightlife for 24 years before the final curtain came down in 2013. At the time Club West matriarch and part-time go-go […]

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Review | ‘The Dolly Parton Story’ is all class

Review | ‘The Dolly Parton Story’ is all class

The Dolly Parton Story | De Parel | Until 9 Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Night Owl Shows always deliver and last night’s opening of one of their production shows took my breath away; it was the incredible Dolly Parton Story. I won’t stop raving about this show and clearly this is the one that stands […]

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Review | You’ll just die if you miss Little Death Club

Review | You’ll just die if you miss Little Death Club

Little Death Club | The Edith | til 2nd Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★   Channelling her Joel Grey-esque vibe, Little Death Club’s MC and master of everything, Ms Bernie Dieter, had control right from the first drum beat. Before the show, Dieter and her four performers marshalled around the audience in a riotous sleaze introducing themselves […]

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Samantha Jade brought the best of her love to the Astor

Samantha Jade brought the best of her love to the Astor

Samantha Jade | The Astor Theatre | ★ ★ ★ ½  When the producers of the TV INXS biopic Never Tear Us Apart (2014) were casting for the role of Michael Hutchence’s love interest Kylie Minogue, their first and only casting choice was for Samantha Jade. Not only does she scarily look like her idol […]

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Review | Queenie van de Zandt pays homage to Joni Mitchell

Review | Queenie van de Zandt pays homage to Joni Mitchell

Blue: The Songs Of Joni Mitchell | His Majesty’s Theatre | til July 21 |  ★ ★ ★ ★  There is something about musical theatre that can elevate the spirit and ignite the flame of passion, but to write a musical story with such sincere heartfelt emotion and have the audience spellbound for one hour, now that […]

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The Stonewall Riots: From New York City to Sydney

The teachers sipped sugar-laden coffee in their first-floor common room. It had the best vantage point of the school assembly yard and yet their cold indifference to the fights that took place in the quad was disturbing; for Glen was openly gay and was the constant target of the school kids wolf-pack brutality. Many a […]

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Debbie Reynolds remembered as a great friend

Debbie Reynolds passing has been marked by many friends and colleagues who have highlighted the entertainer’s great friendships and positive attitude. The entertainer passed away aged 84 after suffering a stroke, just days after her 60 year old daughter Carrie Fisher died of a heart attack. Peter Keogh, who lives in Mandurah, and his partner […]

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