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Australia - Perth Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Australia - Perth.

Dan Giovannoni of THE GREAT UN-WONDERING OF WILBUR WHITTAKER at State Theatre Centre Interview Dan Giovannoni of THE GREAT UN-WONDERING OF WILBUR WHITTAKER at State Theatre Centre
by David Bravos - April 05, 2022, Australia - Perth

How important is imagination? Perhaps those of us further into our adult lives may value it a bit less, and this devaluation with age is explored in The Barking Gecko Theatre’s latest work, written by Dan Giovannoni and directed by Luke Kerridge. I caught up with Dan to discuss the show and what we ...
Vincent Hooper of THE WIZARD OF OZ at Crown Theatre Interview Vincent Hooper of THE WIZARD OF OZ at Crown Theatre
by David Bravos - December 27, 2021, Australia - Perth

It seems almost unavoidable to grow up without having exposure to the classic film The Wizard of Oz. It’s one of those movies that seems to find home in every collection, and the storyline is familiar to many. Starring as the Cowardly Lion is Perth born Vincent Hooper, who sat down to chat about the...
Christian Charisiou of THE WEDDING SINGER at His Majesty's Theatre Interview Christian Charisiou of THE WEDDING SINGER at His Majesty's Theatre
by David Bravos - December 18, 2021, Australia - Perth

Based on the hit 1998 movie of the same name, THE WEDDING SINGER is set to charm audiences throughout Australia in early 2022. Playing the role of Robby is Christian Charisiou in his breakout role. I caught up with Charisiou to hear his thoughts on the cast, what it means to him, and what audiences ...
Lucy Maunder And Stephen Anderson of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Crown Theat Interview Lucy Maunder And Stephen Anderson of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Crown Theatre
by David Bravos - November 05, 2021, Australia - Perth

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY is a beloved and well-known story, from the book, two hit films, and now a musical which opens this week at Crown Theatre. Stepping into this world of pure imagination are Lucy Maunder and Stephen Anderson. I caught up with them to talk the musical and their experie...
Andrew Dobosz of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY GREATEST HITS VOL 1 at Studio Underground Interview Andrew Dobosz of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY GREATEST HITS VOL 1 at Studio Underground
by David Bravos - November 02, 2021, Australia - Perth

Forbidden Broadway is a show with roots that extend to New York in the early 80’s, when the show’s first opened Off-Broadway. FORBIDDEN BROADWAY GREATEST HITS: VOL 1 promises to satirise the biggest names and shows from Broadway musicals, but director Andrew Dobosz wants to do more than just put on ...
Katt Osborne of UNHEIMLICH at PICA Interview Katt Osborne of UNHEIMLICH at PICA
by David Bravos - September 19, 2021, Australia - Perth

UNHEIMLICH, roughly translated from German, means uncanny. The work stems from world-renowned artist Tarryn Gill's Guardian series of sculptures, and is brought to life with the help of acclaimed director Katt Osborne. I spoke to Katt about the process behind bringing it to life and what we can expe...
Gregg Daniel of THE DUAT, Streamed Online Interview Gregg Daniel of THE DUAT, Streamed Online
by David Bravos - August 27, 2021, Australia - Perth

Gregg Daniel is an award winning actor, director, and teacher. Most recently, he appeared in an intriguing one man show, THE DUAT, about an FBI informant grappling with his past in the Egyptian afterlife. We caught up to discuss his career, his character in THE DUAT, and how he finds balance....
Amy Manford And Genevieve McCarthy of DISNEY IN CONCERT: A DREAM IS A WISH at Riversi Interview Amy Manford And Genevieve McCarthy of DISNEY IN CONCERT: A DREAM IS A WISH at Riverside Theatre
by David Bravos - August 08, 2021, Australia - Perth

Genevieve McCarthy and Amy Manford are no strangers to big performances and big stages. In a coup of sorts, the two have become the first all-female team to be granted rights to perform Disney songs, which they will showcase in DISNEY IN CONCERT: A DREAM IS A WISH in October....
Alan Gill of EMILIE: LA MARQUISE DU CHATELET DEFENDS HER LIFE TONIGHT at Subiaco Art Interview Alan Gill of EMILIE: LA MARQUISE DU CHATELET DEFENDS HER LIFE TONIGHT at Subiaco Arts Centre
by David Bravos - August 05, 2021, Australia - Perth

Chances are you haven't heard of Emilie. She made contributions to science and philosophy, but she is most well known simply for being Voltaire’s lover. Anatomical Heart Productions are seeking to change Emilie’s place in history, and Alan Gill who plays Voltaire stopped to chat about the play, the ...
Sophie Salvesani & Nigel Huckle of WEST SIDE STORY at Crown Theatre Interview Sophie Salvesani & Nigel Huckle of WEST SIDE STORY at Crown Theatre
by David Bravos - July 08, 2021, Australia - Perth

Sophie Salvesani and Nigel Huckle are no strangers to the roles of Maria and Tony in WEST SIDE STORY, having played the leads in 2019. Now playing the show in Perth and Brisbane, the two stars share their thoughts on the show, their characters, what’s changed since 2019, and how the themes in the sh...
Michael Griffiths of THE PERTH INTERNATIONAL CABARET FESTIVAL at His Majesty's Theatr Interview Michael Griffiths of THE PERTH INTERNATIONAL CABARET FESTIVAL at His Majesty's Theatre
by David Bravos - June 23, 2021, Australia - Perth

The first ever Perth International Cabaret Festival has taken over His Majesty’s Theatre and is currently in full swing with a blockbuster line up of performers. Artistic director Michael Griffiths took a break from his crowded schedule to chat about how the festival is going and what he has in mind...
Janelle Koenig of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Crown Theatre Interview Janelle Koenig of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Crown Theatre
by David Bravos - May 08, 2021, Australia - Perth

Janelle Koenig is no stranger to the comedy scene, performing standup across Australia and around the world. She juggles her own stand-up career with writing a range of works, regular spots on radio, and having a family. It’s barely surprising to find someone so talented is good at musical theatre a...
Elaina O'Connor And Lloyd Hopkins of LEGALLY BLONDE at Crown Theatre Interview Elaina O'Connor And Lloyd Hopkins of LEGALLY BLONDE at Crown Theatre
by David Bravos - April 15, 2021, Australia - Perth

Elaina O’Connor and Lloyd Hopkins first played the roles of Elle Woods and Emmett Forrest in LEGALLY BLONDE in 2018. Now, four years later, they bring a broad range of experience back to the characters they know well. Not only have the actors come a long way, but they’ll be performing to a bigger au...