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  • York_production still_17_HR. Shakira Clanton, Jacob Narkle. Image credit Philip Gostelow Haunting new play is a must-see
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    Haunting new play is a must-see

    23 July 2021

    Weaving together thrilling ghost stories and chilling accounts of WA’s brutal colonial past, Black Swan State Theatre Company’s York tells a tale we all need to hear, says Bruce Denny, in his debut review for Seesaw.

    Reading time • 6 minutesTheatre
  • Ludovico Di Ubaldo and Dayana Hardy Acuna in Melanie Lane’s Slow Haunt. Photo by Bradbury Photography A male dancer holds a female dancer -she is in a full split and he has one hand under her extended leg and the other under her shoulders STATE ballet triple bill is spell-binding
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    STATE ballet triple bill is spell-binding

    25 June 2021

    From flirtatious fun to creatures of the underworld, each of the three works in West Australian Ballet’s inaugural ‘STATE’ program won over the opening night audience, writes Nina Levy… and she has hopes for where these successes might lead.

    Reading time • 7 minutesDance
  • Four people dressed in white tones hold stringed instruments, in front of a stone wall A program for Perth
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    A program for Perth

    28 April 2021

    It’s been more than a year since the Australian String Quartet have performed in Perth and they are celebrating with three exciting concerts, including the world premiere of a work by Perth composer Lachlan Skipworth. Rosalind Appleby finds out more, including how to win free tickets!

    Reading time • 9 minutesMusic
  • Dizzying skills on show
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    Dizzying skills on show

    2 March 2021

    He can’t tell you what happens because that would be giving the game away, but David Zampatti says The Last Great Hunt’s tech-driven multimedia show, Whistleblower, is unique and enthralling theatre.

    Reading time • 6 minutesPerth Festival
  • Saved by a magical flying house
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    Saved by a magical flying house

    21 February 2021

    The team behind Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories casts another spell with HOUSE, a heartwarming tale of humour, hope and courage that enchants Rosalind Appleby and junior reviewer Saskia Haluszkiewicz.

    Reading time • 8 minutesPerth Festival
  • a group of musicians and singers gather around a table dressed in country attire Broadway classic gets a sequined underbelly
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    Broadway classic gets a sequined underbelly

    3 December 2020

    A fresh take on Oklahoma! sparkles with fun but doesn’t shy away from the uncomfortable issues. Rosalind Appleby reviews Black Swan State Theatre Company’s new production.

    Reading time • 6 minutesMusical Theatre
  • Circa’s Mozart thrills with fun and frolics
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    Circa’s Mozart thrills with fun and frolics

    30 September 2020

    Roll over Beethoven – it’s Mozart’s turn for some fast and funky moves set to an all-time hit score, as Erin Hutchinson and junior reviewer Pippa Turnbull discover.

    Reading time • 6 minutesCircus
  • Let’s get loud
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    Let’s get loud

    20 August 2020

    WA’s first electric string quartet is turning up the volume for classical music. Rosalind Appleby talks to the members of Inneka string quartet.

    Reading time • 5 minutesMusic

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