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A group of brightly dressed performers fill a stage with a backdrop of linen strips hanging from the ceiling like tree trunks Into the Australian woods
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Into the Australian woods

31 March 2021

WAAPA’s Australianised Into the Woods is an adventurous adaptation that didn’t quite hit the mark, says Erin Hutchinson.

Reading time • 5 minutesMusical Theatre
Music as call for change
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Music as call for change

5 March 2021

Erin Hutchinson is transported by the loud and the quiet of Black Brass’s maelstrom of music, memory and storytelling.

Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
Highs and lows in ‘Art Feast’
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Highs and lows in ‘Art Feast’

5 March 2021

The Rechabite’s first foray into dining with a difference has potential, says Erin Hutchinson, but lacks bite.

Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
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
Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
Raw and relevant
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Raw and relevant

26 February 2020

Amanda Palmer’s voice was raw, earthy and emotive, but Erin Hutchinson found it was her message that was most powerful.

Reading time • 4 minutesPerth Festival
A connoisseur of spectacle
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A connoisseur of spectacle

21 February 2020

Watching Pandemonium, Erin Hutchinson is mesmerised by cabaret diva Meow Meow’s stage presence and controlled chaos.

Reading time • 4 minutesPerth Festival
Mini-musical passes the test
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Mini-musical passes the test

6 February 2020

Erin Hutchinson says The Beep Test is a must-see, good-natured mini-musical that’s far from a torturous test of stamina.

Reading time • 3 minutesFringe World Festival
A comedian operates a laptop with a screen behind him Test bunny has potential
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Test bunny has potential

22 January 2020

Comedian Jez Watts’ foray into musicals is inspired but undeveloped.

Reading time • 3 minutesFringe World Festival
Man singing into mic with eyes closed Like a pro
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Like a pro

4 November 2019

Review: Downstairs at the Maj, ‘Michael Griffiths: By Request’ ⋅
Downstairs at the Maj, October 19 ⋅
Review by Erin Hutchinson ⋅

Reading time • 4 minutesCabaret

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio