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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Side Story, we invited WA arts leaders to weigh in on the question of what we do when beloved classic works perpetuate outdated views and values.

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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) Is it time to retire West Side Story?
Reviews

Is it time to retire West Side Story?

9 July 2021

Despite strong performances, Opera Australia’s staging of West Side Story should come with a content note, writes Claire Coleman.

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Podcasts

Introducing Your Arts Playground, Seesaw’s new podcast

30 June 2021

Not sure where to find out what’s happening in WA’s arts scene? Feel like you’re always hearing about the cool new shows, concerts and exhibitions after they’ve finished? Check out Your Arts Playground, a new monthly podcast from Seesaw’s managing editors, Nina Levy and Rosalind Appleby.

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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio