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Kiki Saito and Matthew Lehmann in Nils Christe's Before Nightfall. Photo by Bradbury Photography copy Two West Australian ballet dancers on stage - a woman is perched on one pointe, her other leg extended upwards in a split. She arches back, supported by a male dancer. Hitting high notes at 70
Reviews

Hitting high notes at 70

25 June 2022

Traversing a range of human emotion, West Australian Ballet’s latest triple bill is an evening of beautifully performed contemporary dance, reports Kim Balfour.

Reading time • 6 minutesDance
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www.jarradseng.com Kids' Gig Guide. A man in yellow sunglasses and a white shirt smiles as he holds up a small dog made from folded cardboard. What to SEE: Winter holidays kids’ gig guide 
Kids

What to SEE: Winter holidays kids’ gig guide 

22 June 2022

There’s no excuse for boredom in the July school holidays with a wealth of entertainment and activities around town for the young ones in your life. Check out the winter edition of our kids’ gig guide.

Reading time • 7 minutesMulti-arts
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Two men in blue t-shirts and jeans. One is wearing big round glasses and the other has a tall cone hat which is blue with gold stars Potter wizardry casts  chaotic spell
Kids

Potter wizardry casts chaotic spell

21 April 2022

Potted Potter is a completely silly attempt to condense the Harry Potter series into a 70-minute show, and junior reviewer Bethany Stopher is totally on board the Hogwarts Express for the hilarious ride.

Reading time • 4 minutesTheatre
A man in a white shirt sits cross-legged on a mostly empty stage holding a telescope. Near him is an orange backpack. The scene is designed to look like space with an array of stars behind him Barking Gecko shines with child-like wonder
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Barking Gecko shines with child-like wonder

20 April 2022

Barking Gecko gets the balance just right in its latest production – a delightful daydream that brings out the child in us all, writes Claire Trolio.

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Arielle Gray and Tim Watts. Photo: Richard Jefferson Two actors from It’s Dark Outside cluster around a small puppet that represents an old man. What to SEE: It’s Dark Outside
What to SEE

What to SEE: It’s Dark Outside

24 March 2022

In celebration of the play’s tenth anniversary, The Last Great Hunt brings its award-winning dive into death and dementia back to the stage.

Reading time • 10 minutesTheatre
Black Swan: the state of play
Features

Black Swan: the state of play

23 March 2022

After many challenges during its 10-year residency at the State Theatre Centre of WA, questions hang over Black Swan’s role as the state’s flagship theatre company. Mark Naglazas reports.

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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
Reviews

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
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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio