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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
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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.

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Humphrey Bower and Gibson Nolte in Savage Grace. Photo: Daniel Grant Humphrey Bower and Gibson Nolte sit opposite one another on office chairs, in the corner of a room that has a white floor and black walls. Between them sits a bunch of flowers on a coffee table. They are having what looks like an animated discussion. Bower wears a casual suit, Nolte wears a lab coat over jeans and Converse sneakers. A tender reckoning with right and wrong
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A tender reckoning with right and wrong

13 August 2021

While Savage Grace serves a vital role in transmitting queer elders’ stories to the next generation, Patrick Gunasekera says that this incisive work is a gift to audiences from all walks of life.

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Julia at Harvey Town Hall Natalie Allen performing JULIA. Wearing a bright red wig and a blue suit over a white t-shirt, she is leaning over a table with one arm extended as though punctuating a point. A springboard to empower women
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A springboard to empower women

5 May 2021

It’s been nearly 10 years since Julia Gillard made her landmark misogyny speech in parliament, but local director Sally Richardson believes there’s never been a better time to look back to that seminal moment in Australian history.

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From cabaret horror to Zoom duos
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From cabaret horror to Zoom duos

24 February 2021

“MoveMoveMove” is a choreographic, sonic and visual adventure through independent local dance, one that finishes next door to another kind of journey in Feminism Has No Borders, discovers Nina Levy.

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A Festival to crush cultural cringe
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A Festival to crush cultural cringe

18 November 2020

Listen to Perth Festival Artistic Director Iain Grandage tell Nina Levy why he’s so excited to be presenting a local line-up in 2021.

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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

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