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  • Alicia Osyka, Jeffrey Jay Fowler, Amy Mathews in 'Bite The Hand'. Photo: Christophe Canto Three people are in a grey-walled room that is sparsely furnished with two grey box seats. A picture on one wall could be a scan of a human pelvis or a painting of a butterfly. One person, a woman, sits on one of the box seats, watching the other two. One of those people wears an oversized dog collar with a tag and has his arms stretched up in the air. The other person seems to be scratching his tummy, as though he is a dog. Hunters continue to lead the pack
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    Hunters continue to lead the pack

    15 October 2021

    The Last Great Hunt’s Bite the Hand is as hilarious as a puppy and as dangerous as a pit bull. It also leaves its meaning for you to uncover – a good thing according to David Zampatti.

    Reading time • 7 minutesTheatre
  • riter Chris Isaacs and Director Matthew Edgerton. Photo: Annie Harvey  Two men and a dog sit on concrete steps outside a red-brick building. The men appear to be in conversation; they are looking at each other and seem relaxed. The dog gazes at the camera with a sweet expression. It's mouth is open and its tongue looks very pink against its black fur. What to SEE: Bite the Hand
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    What to SEE: Bite the Hand

    4 October 2021

    What would happen if your pet dog was given the language and intelligence of a human being? That’s the premise of new play Bite the Hand, a dark comedy that asks discomforting questions about freedom.

    Reading time • 10 minutesTheatre
  • Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
  • Molly the cat (Alison Van Reeken). Photo: Dana Weeks. Alison Van Reeken is dressed in slick black, she hunches forward dramatically, mouth open. In the background is a dark curtain lit in royal blue. Feline fun abounds in Nocturna
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    Feline fun abounds in Nocturna

    26 August 2021

    A magical black cat plus four twenty-something housemates make for much entertainment in Ian Sinclair’s new play Nocturna, reports Rita Clarke.

    Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
  • Andrea Gibbs and Will O'Mahony. Photo: Chris Canato Will O'Mahony sits on a milk crate in what looks like a student flat. He is lifting his hands in a gesture and his eyes are closed, as though he is thinking deeply about what he is saying. Andrea Gibbs stands nearby. She is looking at her phone. Multiple projections of Will in profile are seen on the walls. Marvellous Minneapolis holds men accountable
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    Marvellous Minneapolis holds men accountable

    29 July 2021

    For the second time in a week, young West Australian playwrights take on the gold standard of theatre – the full-length, two-act play – and David Zampatti says Will O’Mahony’s Minneapolis succeeds at it handsomely.

    Reading time • 6 minutesTheatre
  • Two women and a man in bright costumes make bubbles from string. They are standing under trees Foolish fun makes great debut
    Kids

    Foolish fun makes great debut

    14 April 2021

    Total Theatre Company make their professional debut with a circus-infused production of Alice that Rosalind Appleby and junior reviewer Bethany Stopher say had younger children enthralled.

    Reading time • 7 minutesTheatre
  • a young man with flowers in his hair and face painting holds a dragon puppet in his hand Where fairies dance and dragons lurk
    Kids

    Where fairies dance and dragons lurk

    12 April 2021

    The Beyond Realms is a new children’s theatre group making magic at the Subiaco Arts Centre Junior reviewers Isabel and Eddy Greentree review their school holiday show.

    Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
  • Three people stand in front of a black background holding three puppets including a human-sized crocodile with a pink feather boa Easter gig guide for kids
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    Easter gig guide for kids

    31 March 2021

    The Easter holidays are coming and we’ve compiled a list of creative adventures for families.

    Reading time • 6 minutesMulti-arts
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