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Reading time • 4 minutesMulti-arts
Photo Daniel Grant Joe Lui squats in the front corner of the photo, with a guitar. He is wearing a cowboy hat and outfit in red and black. In the background is Phoebe Sullivan, who wears tight, sensual red and black garments and poses seductively. Joe Lui and Pheobe Sullivan dig into desire
Opinion

Joe Lui and Pheobe Sullivan dig into desire

20 January 2022

In their new burlesque-cabaret work, local theatre makers Joe Lui and Phoebe Sullivan dive into desire, to strip away some ugly truths. But what prompted them to lay these issues bare?

Reading time • 10 minutesCabaret
Close up of a girl's face, wearing glasses with black hair in a school uniform. 107 – a punk rock musical rewrites old scripts
The Festival Sessions

107 – a punk rock musical rewrites old scripts

18 January 2022

If you’ve ever wondered what the coming-of-age musical Spring Awakening would be like if it were queer, Michele Gould’s 107 is the musical for you.

Reading time • 10 minutesMusical Theatre
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
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Photo: Annie Harvey The phenomenon of pornography
The Festival Sessions

The phenomenon of pornography

4 February 2020

Charlotte Otton and Andrew Sutherland are both known for making smart and subversive theatre. They’ve joined forces in 30 Day Free Trial, to explore pornography and performance.

Reading time • 8 minutes
Reading time • 7 minutes
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
St John Cowcher singing into a microphone The end of the world, rock style
The Festival Sessions

The end of the world, rock style

22 January 2020

What better way to tell a story about the end of the world than a rock’n’roll cabaret show with plenty of Ziggy Stardust and a nod to Nick Cave?

Reading time • 5 minutes
A close up of a dial-face telephone, in the dark Channelling ghosts on the graveyard shift
The Festival Sessions

Channelling ghosts on the graveyard shift

21 January 2020

If you’re looking for something spooky this Fringe, Hannah Cockroft’s new play Talkback promises plenty of paranormal activity.

Reading time • 7 minutes

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio