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Sensorium Theatre Unlocking a box of wonders
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Unlocking a box of wonders

6 March 2023

Wonderbox is a dynamic, multi-sensory feast which engages young people with disabilities in a joyous, play-based performance. Our reviewer Claire Trolio opens the lid.

Reading time • 6 minutesPerth Festival
wo male First Nations dancers flank a female First Nations dancer who is facing the audience, her right arm held high with a 'stop' gesture. Tracker evokes trails and tribulations
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Tracker evokes trails and tribulations

2 March 2023

The all-First Nations production of Tracker puts racial injustice firmly in the spotlight through a seamless blend of words and dance, writes Nina Levy.

Reading time • 6 minutesContemporary dance
A singer is lost in the moment, eyes closed, one hand on their chest, the other holding a microphone. This is Kae Tempest performing at Perth Festival. Tempest takes our breath away
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Tempest takes our breath away

16 February 2023

Poet and musician Kae Tempest starts their Australian tour in Perth with a breathtaking show. Ara Jansen is happy to be deprived of oxygen.

Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
Three musicians stand in front of microphones playing horns. They are part of Junkadelic Brass Band. Mask up for a funky Freo ramble
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Mask up for a funky Freo ramble

16 February 2023

All manner of magical things can happen at Fremantle Carnevale. Greg McFerran gets the lowdown from a Mardi Gras veteran.

Reading time • 6 minutesPerformance
Joe being naughty and not very nice
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Joe being naughty and not very nice

6 February 2023

Eddy Brimson’s Naughty Boy haunts the dark alleys and late-night empty train carriages of our nightmares. David Zampatti rides along.

Reading time • 4 minutesTheatre
A voluptuous woman with long wavy hair looks into a handheld mirror. It's an artist's impression of Helen of Troy. Overloaded Ships needs more steering
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Overloaded Ships needs more steering

6 February 2023

Gillian English has plenty to say about beauty standards in her entertaining new show. Like our relationship with our bodies, however, 1000 Ships is a work in progress, writes Claire Trolio.

Reading time • 5 minutesComedy
Two people stand on a stage singing to microphones. They are from The Gods The Gods The Gods Glorious gathering of the Gods
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Glorious gathering of the Gods

2 February 2023

Alexander Wright, Phil Grainger and Megan Drury deliver a tour-de-force in The Gods The Gods The Gods, that’s as free spirited as it is philosophical, writes David Zampatti.

Reading time • 5 minutesPerformance
Photos by Anthony Tran The performers are grouped on stage, wearing rainbow-coloured clothing, and shouting at the camera.  Love and kisses from Menagerie
The Festival Sessions

Love and kisses from Menagerie

24 January 2023

From love’s young dream to the pain of breaking up, this Perth-based indie pop choir invites you to a show that’s about more than happy endings.

Reading time • 10 minutesMusic
Reading time • 4 minutesComedy
Reading time • 3 minutesComedy

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

 

Cleaver Street Studio