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Review | ‘Salome δ’ captures the abject and viral with astounding reverence

Review | ‘Salome δ’ captures the abject and viral with astounding reverence

Salome δ | Summer Nights at The Blue Room | Until 5th Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★   Sickness and ill-health are ever-present today. They consume every news cycle. We’ve been living with the reality of Covid for exactly two years. And as Omicron makes itself present on a local scale, more and more of us have become […]

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Review | ‘107’ celebrates being am-bitch-ous, with a killer soundtrack

Review | ‘107’ celebrates being am-bitch-ous, with a killer soundtrack

107 | Summer Nights at The Blue Room | Until 5th Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½   Developed with Antipodes Theatre Company as part of their 2021 Winter Lab, 107 is a production presented by Michele Gould (writer/composer), alongside Daley Ranghi (director) of slam-poetry fame, in what is a fun, feminist, and fierce as hell punk […]

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‘She’s Terribly Greedy’ confronts future unknowns at The Blue Room

‘She’s Terribly Greedy’ confronts future unknowns at The Blue Room

A thrilling, distorting new work by Eliza Smith is coming to The Blue Room Theatre. She’s Terribly Greedy delves into the mind of 20-year-old Ellenore who can’t decide which future to choose. Seven performers construct and deconstruct Ellenore’s identity, tackling multiplicity and contradiction. Ellenore asks – “what should I do with my life? … Should […]

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Daley Rangi confronts masculinity, queerness & colonialism in ‘Takatāpui’

Daley Rangi confronts masculinity, queerness & colonialism in ‘Takatāpui’

Takatāpui presents a new solo tour de force by unpredictable antidisciplinary artist Daley Rangi, premiering at The Blue Room Theatre’s 2022 Summer Nights Festival. In a performance that promises to be macabre, sardonic, and candid, audiences are invited to challenge themselves; to listen and sit with the truth amidst an electrifying storm of story and sound. […]

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The Blue Room reveal 2022 Summer Nights program

The Blue Room reveal 2022 Summer Nights program

The Blue Room Theatre is thrilled to announce that after a year off, Summer Nights will return in 2022. Because what is Perth/Boorloo’s scorching feverish festive season without Summer Nights? This award-winning program of theatre, movement and storytelling features twelve red hot shows from some of Boorloo’s best up-and-coming, established, and experimental artists. The 2022 […]

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Three women take payback into their own hands in ‘The Bleeding Tree’

Three women take payback into their own hands in ‘The Bleeding Tree’

In an isolated town in Australia, a mother and her two daughters greet the man of the house with a crack on the shins and a shot in the neck. But what do they do with him after taking payback into their own hands? In this revisioning of Angus Cerini’s award-winning The Bleeding Tree, a […]

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Review | ‘Little Women’ is a diverse story of sisterhood, love, and purpose

Review | ‘Little Women’ is a diverse story of sisterhood, love, and purpose

Little Women | The Blue Room | Until Nov 27 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Biting, and beautiful, Melanie Julien-Martial and Sally Davies team up to deliver a queer-centred rendition of the beloved Louisa May Alcott novel, Little Women. Accentuated with amazing set design, and intricate costumes by Eilish Campbell, the entire production sits in an aesthetic […]

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Theatrical production ‘Queer as Flux’ looks at transition in all its forms

Theatrical production ‘Queer as Flux’ looks at transition in all its forms

Queer as Flux opens at The Blue Room this week. Writer and performer Stace Callaghan recently spoke to Leigh Andrew Hill on the RTRFM program All Things Queer. The autobiographical show explores what its like to live in a body that doesn’t match who you are. It’s described as a work that pays homage to […]

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Review | ‘Love Letters to the Revolution’ sets the stage on fire

Review | ‘Love Letters to the Revolution’ sets the stage on fire

Love Letters to the Revolution | The Blue Room | Until 23 Oct | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Signed, sealed, and delivered. Love Letters to the Revolution is another engaging piece by WA Emerging Artist Award recipient, Sian Murphy. Accompanied by a powerhouse production team, Murphy sets the stage on fire with technicolour imagery, electric music, […]

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Review | Kalyakoorl Collective’s ‘Fire’ blazes through to the heart

Review | Kalyakoorl Collective’s ‘Fire’ blazes through to the heart

Fire | The Blue Room | 10th July 2021 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Presented by the Blue Room Theatre and Kalyakoorl Collective, Fire begins with beautiful traditional language, and the memory of a past loved one, as the intricate set design is slowly engulfed in warm light. Written and performed by Ebony McGuire (Cloudstreet) alongside Nadia […]

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