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BWW REVIEW: Will Eno's THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING) Is Presented For A Socially Dista Photo BWW REVIEW: Will Eno's THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING) Is Presented For A Socially Distanced Audience In A Live Performance Streamed Online.
by Jade Kops - June 30, 2020

Red Line Productions latest theatre in isolation sees the multi award-winning Toby Schmitz return to the Old Fitz Theatre stage in Will Eno's THOM PAIN ( BASED ON NOTHING). ...
BWW REVIEW: AT LAST-ELENOA ROKOBARO LIVE IN CONCERT Brings A Cabaret Love Letter To L Photo BWW REVIEW: AT LAST-ELENOA ROKOBARO LIVE IN CONCERT Brings A Cabaret Love Letter To Loungerooms For Audiences Craving Live Performance While Theatres Remain Closed.
by Jade Kops - June 26, 2020

Red Line Productions and screen content creators Tribal Apes have joined to bring Elenoa Rokabaro's cabaret concert AT LAST to audiences around the world in two exclusive globally streamed Live concerts....
BWW REVIEW: Drawing On The Surge Of Zoom Online Meetings, WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? (OR H Photo BWW REVIEW: Drawing On The Surge Of Zoom Online Meetings, WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? (OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR) Is Adapted For The COVID-19 Digital Age For Home Viewing.
by Jade Kops - June 26, 2020

Neil Gooding's (Director) reimagining of Marshall Pailet (music and book) and A.D. Penedo's (lyrics and book) WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY (OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR) draws on the technology that has kept the world connected to bring a different style of live theatre to audiences that are not allowed in...
BWW Review: WATSON: THE FINAL PROBLEM at Online Photo BWW Review: WATSON: THE FINAL PROBLEM at Online
by Barry Lenny - May 27, 2020

No fan of Holmes and Watson should miss this excellent production....
BWW Review: BABY ZOOMERS at Online Photo BWW Review: BABY ZOOMERS at Online
by Barry Lenny - May 19, 2020

Give very generously to this wonderful cause....
BWW Review: WAITING FOR HAMLET at Online Photo BWW Review: WAITING FOR HAMLET at Online
by Barry Lenny - May 03, 2020

We are given two absolutely superb performances by Nicholas Collett and Tim Marriott....
BWW Update: Australian Artists Entertain During Forced Shutdown - List of People And Photo BWW Update: Australian Artists Entertain During Forced Shutdown - List of People And Companies To Follow For Your Theatre World Fix.
by Jade Kops - March 26, 2020

BWW Update: Australian Artists Entertain During Forced Shutown - List of People And Companies To Follow For Your Theatre World Fix....
BWW Update: Australian Artists Join Together To Keep Creating During The COVID-19 Wit Photo BWW Update: Australian Artists Join Together To Keep Creating During The COVID-19 With HOPE. A NEW WORKS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE
by Jade Kops - March 18, 2020

With the Australian government restricting gatherings of more than 100 people Australian writer/composer/actor James Millar came up with the idea of HOPE. A NEW WORKS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE to keep artists 'exercising' their creativity while the world and particularly the Arts industry recovers from...
BWW Review: BEETHOVEN'S FIDELIO at Perth Festival Photo BWW Review: BEETHOVEN'S FIDELIO at Perth Festival
by Cicely Binford - March 01, 2020

West Australian Symphony Orchestra stays busy during Perth Festival season; this year we've already seen and heard them with WA Opera's Hansel and Gretel, Meow Meow's Pandemonium and Bungul. But this weekend WASO gets top billing for its festival entry, Beethoven's only opera, Fidelio. The opera is ...
BWW Review: HANSEL AND GRETEL at Opera in the Park with West Australian Opera Photo BWW Review: HANSEL AND GRETEL at Opera in the Park with West Australian Opera
by Cicely Binford - February 28, 2020

Opera in the Park is an event the city of Perth looks forward to every year, and 2020's performance of Hansel and Gretel was no exception. All eyes were on the skies in the lead-up to the night, and though the clouds looked threatening, they only provided a bit of additional atmosphere in the end. A...
BWW Review: TAO OF GLASS at Perth Festival Photo BWW Review: TAO OF GLASS at Perth Festival
by Cicely Binford - February 23, 2020

I'm not sure where to begin with Phelim McDermott and Philip Glass's rhapsodic, hypnotic ode to creativity and collaboration,Tao of Glass, as part of Perth Festival. As a theatre reviewer, my task is to look at a performance with objectivity while also remaining open to its emotional intentions, whi...
BWW Review: MEOW MEOW'S PANDEMONIUM at Perth Festival Photo BWW Review: MEOW MEOW'S PANDEMONIUM at Perth Festival
by Cicely Binford - February 23, 2020

Meow Meow brings her unique brand of chaotic energy to Perth Concert Hall as she opens her three-night cabaret micro-festival Kabarett Haus as part of Perth Festival. She has invited collaborators and friends Rufus Wainwright and Amanda Palmer to perform in two subsequent nights, but Thursday night ...
BWW Review: ANTHEM at Perth Festival Photo BWW Review: ANTHEM at Perth Festival
by Cicely Binford - February 13, 2020

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BWW Review: BRAN NUE DAE at The Regal Theatre Photo BWW Review: BRAN NUE DAE at The Regal Theatre
by Cicely Binford - February 13, 2020

It's been 30 years since Bran Nue Dae was first brought to the stage at UWA's Octagon Theatre for the 1990 Festival of Perth. Its full-circle return to Perth brings the groundbreaking musical to The Regal Theatre in Subiaco, as an Opera Conference Production in association with Perth Festival. For t...
BWW Review: BENNELONG at Perth Festival Photo BWW Review: BENNELONG at Perth Festival
by Cicely Binford - February 10, 2020

Bangarra Dance Theatre is like no other performing arts company on this tiny blue pebble in the sky. It is beyond compare, not only because of who and what it represents, the First Nations people of Australia and their incredible stories, but also because of its unsurpassed quality of production. Be...
BWW Review: 30 DAY FREE TRIAL at The Blue Room Theatre Photo BWW Review: 30 DAY FREE TRIAL at The Blue Room Theatre
by Cicely Binford - February 10, 2020

Two independent theatre makers have come together to explore internet porn in all its weird glory in 30 Day Free Trial at The Blue Room Theatre as part of Summer Nights and FRINGE WORLD. Charlotte Otton and Andrew Sutherland have collaborated for the first time on a multimedia theatre work that delv...
BWW Review: THE BRIDE at The Blue Room Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE BRIDE at The Blue Room Theatre
by Cicely Binford - February 04, 2020

Nadia Collins is bugging out in her latest show which has just opened at The Blue Room Theatre for the Summer Nights/FRINGE WORLD season. She's created a sketch comedy about a bride who turns into a cockroach on her wedding day, and let me tell you, it is one heckuva silly ride. ...
BWW Review: PERTH CABARET COLLECTIVE: A FESTIVE JAMBOREE at Downstairs At The Maj Photo BWW Review: PERTH CABARET COLLECTIVE: A FESTIVE JAMBOREE at Downstairs At The Maj
by Cicely Binford - December 28, 2019

Some say it's the most wonderful time of the year, Christmas; probably because they're quoting the song. And there are plenty of reasons to celebrate as the year draws to a close, so why not spend an evening Downstairs at the Maj with the Perth Cabaret Collective, singing along to some of your favou...