356034-DavidWickham_Swansongs_SpringFestivalBanner_970x90px.png
Reading time • 7 minutesDance
Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg It’s finger-clicking good
Reviews

It’s finger-clicking good

16 October 2019

Review: Black Swan State Theatre Co. & Barking Gecko Theatre, ‘Fully Sikh’ ·
Studio Underground, 12 October ·
Review by Xan Ashbury ·

Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
Photo: Daniel Boud The Tap Pack From the iconic to the electric
Reviews

From the iconic to the electric

9 July 2019

Review: The Tap Pack · Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre 3 July · Review by Xan Ashbury · While it’s fair to say I am not the…

Reading time • 3 minutesMusical Theatre
Bruce Denny as Dwayne, Bobbi Henry as Frances, Luke Hewitt as John Rogers and Holly Jones as Edwina. Why a caged bird sings
Reviews

Why a caged bird sings

13 May 2019

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company, Cracked · Subiaco Arts Centre, 11 May · Review by Xan Ashbury · Cracked is a play about a mother’s struggle for…

Reading time • 3 minutesTheatre
Michael de Lara A man wearing a check shirt with a guitar on a strap. Not much between the lines
Reviews

Not much between the lines

28 January 2019

Fringe World review, Michael de Lara, Living Between the Lines · Voila Voila Bar, January 24 · Review by Xan Ashbury · Anyone who has seen the…

Reading time • 2 minutesFringe World Festival
Mish Gregor (right) in The Talk Two women sitting on a table. A juicy gem
Reviews

A juicy gem

26 January 2019

Fringe World review: Mish Grigor/Aphids, The Talk · PICA, January 24 · Review by Xan Ashbury · If Mish Grigor ever wanted to start a cult,…

Reading time • 2 minutesFringe World Festival
On a stage a Singaporean man massages a white man So much to love
Reviews

So much to love

26 January 2019

Fringe World Review: Squid Vicious, Poorly Drawn Shark⋅ Blue Room Theatre, January 23⋅ Review by Xan Ashbury⋅ Imagine I’ve drawn a Venn diagram. One circle is…

Reading time • 3 minutesFringe World Festival
Girl hunches over notebook, on stage strewn with rubbish Quirky metaphors mix mental and eco health
Reviews

Quirky metaphors mix mental and eco health

25 January 2019

Fringe World review: Public Service Announcement, Grace⋅ Blue Room Theatre, January 23⋅ Review by Xan Ashbury⋅ Grace is a quirky play tackling the serious issue of…

Reading time • 2 minutesFringe World Festival
A woman dancing. She takes a deep lunge, tango style A one-woman weaving
Reviews

A one-woman weaving

12 December 2018

Review: Suzanne Ingelbrecht, PRESENTES! · Minnawarra Chapel, Armadale, November 28 · Review by Xan Ashbury · Like millions around the world in 1987, I listened to…

Reading time • 4 minutesTheatre
Black Swan State Theatre Company’s production of 'In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play ‘ by Sarah Ruhl. Runs 20 October until 4 November 2018 at the Heath Ledger Theatre. Photographed 19th October 2018 by Philip Gostelow A woman sitting on a medical looking bed, talking to a man. The scene is Victorian. Crackling with all sorts of electricity
Reviews

Crackling with all sorts of electricity

29 October 2018

Review: Black Swan State Theatre Company, In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play · Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA, October 24 · Review…

Reading time • 4 minutesTheatre

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio