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Photo: Bew Yew A man stands in front of a massive flat that says 'Because I thought I could get away with it.
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Kim Crotty’s parenting posted from prison

24 February 2022

An astute and moving new play from regional WA tackles lousy parenting decisions, past trauma and redemption in a way that’s palatable for both kids and adults, says Claire Trolio.

Reading time • 6 minutesTheatre
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?

Reading time • 6 minutes
The cast of 'The Tempest' in action. Centre is Mararo Wangai. Photo: Daniel J Grant. What to SEE: The Tempest
What to SEE

What to SEE: The Tempest

3 November 2021

Black Swan State Theatre Company is inviting audience members into the dream-like world of Shakespeare’s Tempest, promising an experience from which you won’t want to wake. Nina Levy spoke to director Matt Edgerton to find out more.

Reading time • 10 minutesTheatre
Alicia Osyka, Jeffrey Jay Fowler, Amy Mathews in 'Bite The Hand'. Photo: Christophe Canto Three people are in a grey-walled room that is sparsely furnished with two grey box seats. A picture on one wall could be a scan of a human pelvis or a painting of a butterfly. One person, a woman, sits on one of the box seats, watching the other two. One of those people wears an oversized dog collar with a tag and has his arms stretched up in the air. The other person seems to be scratching his tummy, as though he is a dog. Hunters continue to lead the pack
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Hunters continue to lead the pack

15 October 2021

The Last Great Hunt’s Bite the Hand is as hilarious as a puppy and as dangerous as a pit bull. It also leaves its meaning for you to uncover – a good thing according to David Zampatti.

Reading time • 7 minutesTheatre
Music as call for change
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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
Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg It’s finger-clicking good
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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

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio