The Great Tamer
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Theatre: The Great Tamer

8 – 12 February @ Heath Ledger Theatre · Presented by Dimitris Papaioannou · The meaning of life and the mystery of death are vividly explored in a set of breathtakingly inventive live paintings from Dimitris Papaioannou, a Greek artist internationally recognised for directing the 2004 Olympic ceremonies. Inspired by the words of Homer and… Continue reading Theatre: The Great Tamer

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Olympian spectacle

Perth Festival review: Dimitris Papaioannou, The Great Tamer · Heath Ledger Theatre, February 8 · Review by David Zampatti · Dimitris Papaioannou’s The Great Tamer begins with a slow, simple contest. A man’s naked body lies on a white panel on a grey/black stage. A man covers the body with a sheet; another man blows the… Continue reading Olympian spectacle

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Perth Festival 2019

8 Feb – 3 Mar @ Various Locations · Presented by Perth Festival · Dive into the Perth Festival this summer to celebrate Perth’s unique brilliance and beauty and share extraordinary experiences with the world’s most exciting artists. The Festival makes Perth hotter than ever in 2019. World premieres proudly stamped Made in WA will… Continue reading Perth Festival 2019

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First peek at 2019 Perth Festival

Perth Festival has given us a tantalising glimpse of its 2019 programme, revealing four of the works on the line-up. Returning to open the Festival will be Boorna Waanginy: The Trees Speak, a nocturnal wonderland that will, once again, light up Kings Park over four nights. This free, outdoor event is a celebration of Noongar… Continue reading First peek at 2019 Perth Festival