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Black Swan Theatre Company's production of City of Gold, Heath Ledger Theatre, March 2022 A man slouches in a chair, looking up at the ceiling. He looks frustrated and exhausted. City of Gold – one hell of a wake-up call
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City of Gold – one hell of a wake-up call

21 March 2022

An unflinching, unapologetic script makes for an exceptional piece of theatre, erupting with incisive dialogue that sticks in Claire Trolio’s mind long after leaving the theatre.

Reading time • 6 minutesTheatre
Reading time • 6 minutesTheatre
York_production still_17_HR. Shakira Clanton, Jacob Narkle. Image credit Philip Gostelow Haunting new play is a must-see
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Haunting new play is a must-see

23 July 2021

Weaving together thrilling ghost stories and chilling accounts of WA’s brutal colonial past, Black Swan State Theatre Company’s York tells a tale we all need to hear, says Bruce Denny, in his debut review for Seesaw.

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A still from Ian Michael's play Noongar writer grapples with trauma
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Noongar writer grapples with trauma

29 September 2020

As part of “Come to Where I Am – Australia”, Noongar actor, director, producer and writer Ian Michael has penned a short play that takes a personal look at racial injustice. Michelle White found out more.

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Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and Pavan Kumar Hari. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and Pavan Kumar Hari. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Cream of the crop 2019
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Cream of the crop 2019

13 December 2019

Which shows were Seesaw writers’ favourites this year? What were the highlights and lowlights for the arts in WA? And which artists will our contributors be looking out for in 2020? As 2019 draws to a close, Seesaw writers reflect on the year that was and the year that will be.

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