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Maniya Amin Dehghan, Harry Hamzat, Satchen Lucido and Happyness Yasini. Presented by Perth Festival and co-produced by Performing Lines WA and Encounter. Four young people of colour stand on stage. At the front one young woman points hopefully at something out of shot. The set is the deck of a boat. Cream of the crop 2021
Features

Cream of the crop 2021

15 December 2021

Which shows were Seesaw Mag’s favourites this year? We ask our writers to reflect on the year that was… and the year that will be.

Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 26: 
Pictured is dress rehearsal for West Side Story production on June 26, 2021 at Crown Theatre in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Will Russell) What happens when a classic becomes controversial?
Opinion

What happens when a classic becomes controversial?

19 August 2021

In the wake of fiery debate on social media after the publication of Seesaw’s review of West Side Story, we invited WA arts leaders to weigh in on the question of what we do when beloved classic works perpetuate outdated views and values.

Reading time • 7 minutesMulti-arts
Music as call for change
Reviews

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
The Other Place | Images by Court McAllister New player provides antidote to a gruesome year
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New player provides antidote to a gruesome year

22 October 2020

With a cast that includes international film and TV star Kate Walsh, new kid on the block Fremantle Theatre Company has made an impressive debut, writes David Zampatti.

Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
Solos shine on digital stage
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Solos shine on digital stage

21 July 2020

The solo nature of the stories in Black Swan State Theatre Company’s “Unsung Heroes” is timely in more ways than one, writes David Zampatti.

Reading time • 7 minutesTheatre
Unmasking our unsung heroes
Features

Unmasking our unsung heroes

20 July 2020

Sure, you can enjoy Black Swan State Theatre Company’s latest season from your couch but more importantly, Ara Jansen discovers a handful of local stories to remind us heroes don’t always wear tights.

Reading time • 7 minutesTheatre
Reading time • 3 minutesFringe World Festival
Chills on the nightshift
Reviews

Chills on the nightshift

29 January 2020

Monica Main gives a bravura performance as an unhappy medium in Talkback, David Zampatti says.

Reading time • 3 minutesFringe World Festival

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Cleaver Street Studio

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