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(Left to right): Claire Appleby, Scarlet Davis, Shaun Johnston, Christopher Moro. Photo: Kaifu Studios Four friends sit around a large table, laughing. Diving into the drink
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Diving into the drink

3 September 2021

Though it doesn’t answer all the questions it raises about drinking culture, My Shout is encouraging debut theatre production from a capable team.

Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
Reading time • 4 minutesTheatre
Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
Dureshawar Khan in 'MoR' Dureshawar Khan stands on the set of 'MoR', her arms held out as though emphasising a point. She appears to be mid speech and wears a creamy coloured long-sleeved and full skirted dress, with embroidery on the bodice. She wears her hair in two plaits, with red ribbon threaded through. Behind her are shelves of bric-a-brac, in the background, a projection of the moon. Like a mother’s embrace
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Like a mother’s embrace

21 May 2021

A new work from local theatre colllective Third Culture Kids, MoR is a thank you letter to a migrant mother that’s gently and evocatively written and performed by Dureshawar Khan, says Claire Trolio.

Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
Playthings 2021 Courtney Henri and Daniel Buckle image credit Daniel J Grant.042 Courtney Henri, as Lucy, raises a fist, almost joyfully, while Daniel Buckle, as Arnold, cowers next to her, an expression of horror on his face. Pilot partnership packs a punch
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Pilot partnership packs a punch

5 May 2021

A trial collaboration between Black Swan and the Blue Room yields punchy, emotionally driven theatre, reports Claire Trolio.

Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
Shaping the future from the past
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Shaping the future from the past

25 February 2021

Performed by moonlight on the banks of the Derbarl Yerrigan, WA Youth Theatre Company’s BESIDE is an unforgettable immersive theatre experience about the past and the future, Claire Trolio writes.

Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
Dispatches from the treadmill
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Dispatches from the treadmill

11 February 2021

It’s a bit green, but Claire Trolio says Jungle in Here is a well-devised commentary on the tedium of office life.

Reading time • 3 minutesFringe World Festival
Back to the 80s, circus style
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Back to the 80s, circus style

29 January 2021

Packed with nostalgia, Kaleido Company’s 80’s Mixtape is a circus show that keeps its audience buzzing, says Claire Trolio.

Reading time • 4 minutesFringe World Festival
three people cooking behind a bench with green aprons Serving up a hectic good time
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Serving up a hectic good time

22 January 2021

Get ready for a hectic good time at Musicians Kitchen Battles which Claire Trolio says is a chaotic but delicious feast for the senses.

Reading time • 5 minutesFringe World Festival
Four performers appear to be doing aerobics. Three are dressed in nurse's uniforms, one is in a suit. Powerful potential not yet realised
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Powerful potential not yet realised

18 January 2021

It’s a commendable debut play, but Claire Trolio says Do I Look Like I Care? is too disjointed to get to grips with its solid ideas.

Reading time • 5 minutesFringe World Festival

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio