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  • St John Cowcher singing into a microphone The end of the world, rock style
    The Fringe Sessions

    The end of the world, rock style

    22 January 2020

    What better way to tell a story about the end of the world than a rock’n’roll cabaret show with plenty of Ziggy Stardust and a nod to Nick Cave?

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    Reading time • 5 minutesFestival
  • Girl in a carrot suit, in a supermarket aisle Fresh food and feminism
    The Fringe Sessions

    Fresh food and feminism

    21 January 2020

    Set on the shelves of a supermarket, BITE ME, by emerging local playwright Sian Murphy, takes a playful approach to sparking a conversation about the male gaze.

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    Reading time • 6 minutesTheatre
  • Photo: Seiya Taguchi A woman stands at a turntable Simple but gloriously effective
    Review

    Simple but gloriously effective

    21 January 2020

    In Eurydice, David Zampatti discovers the perfect companion piece to last year’s Fringe World hit, Orpheus.

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    Reading time • 4 minutesFestival
  • A woman (Essie Barrow) thrusts her chest out at a man (Iskandar R. Sharazuddin). The aftermath of first love
    Q&A

    The aftermath of first love

    17 January 2020

    Ah young love! The giddy highs while it lasts, the despair when it ends… but it’s the aftermath that UK-based playwright and performer Iskandar R. Sharazuddin explores in his latest work Post-Mortem, which will make its Australian premiere at Fringe World 2020.

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    Reading time • 8 minutesDance
  • Diving into the divas
    The Fringe Sessions

    Diving into the divas

    15 January 2020

    UK drag queen Velma Celli is obsessed with divas and in her latest show, Me & My Divas, she celebrates the big names, from Judy Garland to Jessie J… all live, no lip-synching. Seesaw caught up with Velma’s alter ego, Ian Stroughair, to find out more.

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    Reading time • 4 minutesFestival
  • Tony Bonani Miyambo puts on a powerfully physical performance as Red Peter in Kafka's Ape. Never more relevant
    The Fringe Sessions

    Never more relevant

    15 January 2020

    The fine line between human and animal is just one of the ideas explored in Kafka’s Ape, a solo performance by South African ensemble Yililiza, that will make its Australian debut at Fringe World this January.

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    Reading time • 6 minutesFestival
  • Love tells the story of a boy, his mum and their love luggage. Photo supplied Summer 2020 gig guide for kids
    Feature

    Summer 2020 gig guide for kids

    17 December 2019

    Summer has barely begun and we’re sweltering already. Thankfully we have the beach and festival season to help us and our children through these hot months. Read on for Seesaw’s curated list of the Fringe and Perth Festivals.

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    Reading time • 7 minutesKids
  • Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and Pavan Kumar Hari. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and Pavan Kumar Hari. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Cream of the crop 2019
    Feature

    Cream of the crop 2019

    13 December 2019

    Which shows were Seesaw writers’ favourites this year? What were the highlights and lowlights for the arts in WA? And which artists will our contributors be looking out for in 2020? As 2019 draws to a close, Seesaw writers reflect on the year that was and the year that will be.

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    Reading time • 10 minutesMusic
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