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Humphrey Bower as Prospero. Photo Daniel J Grant Prospero kneels at the front of the sand covered stage, his staff raised and his head upturned. In the background we can see other characters from the play. Terrific team tackles The Tempest
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Terrific team tackles The Tempest

25 November 2021

David Zampatti is no fan of The Tempest. Is Black Swan’s “by popular demand” production going to change his mind?

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Cherry_Orchard_rehearsals Humphrey Bower photo credit Daniel J Grant.-092 copy Transplanting ‘The Cherry Orchard’
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Transplanting ‘The Cherry Orchard’

4 February 2021

This month renowned local actor Humphrey Bower will be performing in Black Swan State Theatre’s fresh new take on The Cherry Orchard, which sees Chekhov’s comedy classic transplanted in time and place, to the South-West of WA in the 1980s. Nina Levy caught up with Bower to find out more.

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Photo: Anthony Tran Cream of the crop 2020
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Cream of the crop 2020

9 December 2020

It feels more important than ever to celebrate the arts in 2020. And so, in spite of the challenges faced by the arts community this year, we are thrilled to bring you Seesaw’s annual ‘Cream of the Crop’ round-up, in which we ask our writers to reflect on the year that was and the year to come.

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Photo: Daniel Grant Myth and mystery make magic
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Myth and mystery make magic

7 December 2020

Cleverly weaving together two performances delivered in parallel, The Golem: or, Next Year in Jerusalem is obscure yet fascinating, writes David Zampatti.

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Cleaver Street Studio

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