THE EISTEDDFOD by Lally Katz
Jun
22
Jul 9

THE EISTEDDFOD by Lally Katz

  • Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre of WA

An award-winning hit at the New York International Fringe Festival, The Eisteddfod explores the nostalgic childhood world of orphaned siblings Abalone and his sister, Gerture.

COMA LAND by Will O'Mahony
Jul
20
Aug 6

COMA LAND by Will O'Mahony

  • Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre of WA

Boon is smart. Really smart. He’s skipped four years of school, possesses a photographic memory and was playing Mozart and Beethoven aged two. So why is it so hard for him to wake up?

SWITZERLAND by Joanna Murray-Smith
Aug
19
Sep 3

SWITZERLAND by Joanna Murray-Smith

  • Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA

The late Patricia Highsmith penned some of the most exhilarating suspense novels of all time, some becoming major cinematic adaptations including; The Price of Salt recently released as the film Carol, The Talented Mr Ripley and Strangers on a Train. Now the acerbic author herself is centre stage in this edge-of-your-seat thriller by acclaimed Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith

I AM MY OWN WIFE by Doug Wright
Oct
12
Oct 30

I AM MY OWN WIFE by Doug Wright

  • Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre of W

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play, I Am My Own Wife is an examination of the life of German antiquarian Charlotte von Mahlsdorf. Born Lothar Berfelde, she killed her father when she was 12 years old, was sentenced to four years in juvenile prison and survived the Nazi and Communist regimes in plain sight as a transvestite.

LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, a stage adaptation by Jack Thorne
Nov
11
Dec 3

LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, a stage adaptation by Jack Thorne

  • Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA

This stage adaptation of the acclaimed Swedish novel and film, Let the Right One In tells of a friendship between a boy and a centuries-old vampire. Oskar is a bullied lonely teenager living with his mother on a housing estate on the outskirts of town. Eli is the young girl who has just moved in next door. She doesn’t go to school and never leaves the flat by day.


Fem Book Club
May
31
5:30 pm17:30

Fem Book Club

  • Centre for Stories

Fem Book Club is an introduction to a diverse range of novels by women about women. Through informal conversation about each text we will focus on the manifold experiences of being a woman through different moments in history and across varying communities.

ENDGAME by Samuel Beckett
May
27
Jun 11

ENDGAME by Samuel Beckett

  • Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA

The relationship between Hamm, the blind and cantankerous master unable to stand, and Clov, his long suffering servant son who cannot sit, is beginning to strain. Nagg and Nell, Hamm’s decrepit parents living in garbage cans, are not helping matters.

ONCE IN ROYAL DAVID'S CITY by Michael Gow
Mar
23
Apr 9

ONCE IN ROYAL DAVID'S CITY by Michael Gow

  • Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA

Black Swan State Theatre Company & Queensland Theatre Present
ONCE IN ROYAL DAVID'S CITY by Michael Gow
DATES: 25 March to 9 April 2017
VENUE: Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA
WARNING: Some adult themes, mild language

Moonlight and Magnolias
Feb
23
Mar 4

Moonlight and Magnolias

  • Limelight Theatre

Daring, desperate and damn funny – a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of Gone With The Wind, and some of the problems encountered, form the basis of Limelight Theatre’s first production of 2017: Moonlight and Magnolias.

Art of Bedfighting
Feb
14
Feb 19

Art of Bedfighting

  • Perth Town Hall

- A woman dances with a puppet made from her underwear because no one else is watching.
- A woman tries to masturbate while wearing a corset and large skirts but can’t quite reach.
- A woman sets the table and waits and waits and waits for someone who never comes. 

Tel LA Novela
Feb
14
Feb 18

Tel LA Novela

  • His Majesty's Theatre

What happens when you grow up in a Mexican restaurant in the middle of Australia with dreams of Hollywood? Tel LA Novela is the story of how a guy with a love for burritos,latinos and cameos 'made it to LA' with all the scandal, drama and romance of a Mexican soap opera set to a bilingual pop soundtrack that could only be summed up as Enrique Iglesias meets Jimmy Barnes.

Lucidity
Feb
14
Feb 18

Lucidity

  • The Blue Room Theatre

"Life, what we call life, is only two thirds of our potential life. So why does the waking world have the monopoly on living?" 

Fat Pig
Feb
10
Feb 25

Fat Pig

  • Old Mill Theatre

A award-winning comedy that takes a politically incorrect look at our obsession with appearance is the Old Mill Theatre’s first season of 2017. Written by Neil LaBute and directed by Les Hart, Fat Pig focuses on a good-looking young man who becomes involved with a plus-sized librarian.

Shylock
Feb
9
Feb 10

Shylock

  • All Saints’ College Centre for Performing Arts

Following his visit to Perth last year to play all 69 roles in Under Milk Wood, Olivier Award-winning actor Guy Masterson – the great-nephew of Richard Burton – is making a return in another multi-award-winning solo play.

Shylock is about Shakespeare’s most controversial character in The Merchant of Venice, one of only two Jewish men in all of the Bard’s works.

#PickUp
Feb
8
Feb 12

#PickUp

  • Hellenic Club

Want to get laid?
Want to have a laugh?
Sex is funny, dates are funnier.
Don't be alone with your shitty sex stories.
Join us and #PickUp. 

School of Puppetry Program
Jan
5
Jan 27

School of Puppetry Program

  • Spare Parts Puppet Theatre

Our School of Puppetry program offers unique opportunities for people to learn, connect and develop their puppetry skills. 

Scrooge: A Musical Play
Dec
2
Dec 16

Scrooge: A Musical Play

  • Old Mill Theatre

A musical re-telling of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is being brought to life at the Old Mill Theatre this December. Written by James Leisy and directed by Justin Freind, Scrooge is closely adapted from the music and screenplay from the 1970 film of the same name. 

One Man, Two Guvnors
Nov
25
Dec 10

One Man, Two Guvnors

  • Melville Theatre

A quest for fish, chips and mushy peas in the 1960s leads to a hilarious and politically incorrect caper at Melville Theatre this November and December. 

Blitz! The Musical
Nov
24
Dec 10

Blitz! The Musical

  • Limelight Theatre

The indomitable spirit of Londoners at the height of the Blitz comes to the fore in a stirring musical at Limelight Theatre this November and December Written by Lionel Bart – best known as composer of Oliver! – Blitz! is a musical full of family feuds, fun and forbidden love, sprinkled with nostalgic wartime melodies and rich characters.

The Addams Family
Nov
24
Dec 10

The Addams Family

  • Phoenix Theatre Inc

They're creepy and they’re kooky – and they’re appearing in a new stage musical this November and December.

Presented by Dark Psychic Productions at Phoenix Theatre, The Addams Family features an original story as Wednesday, the ultimate princess of darkness and all grown up, falls in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family. 

The Brick and The Rose
Nov
24
Nov 26

The Brick and The Rose

  • Subiaco Arts Centre

Nine actors, 46 characters and one boys’ fight all add up to The Actors’ Hub’s latest show at the Subiaco Arts Centre. The Brick and The Rose is set in the 1950s and follows the story of one boy from his birth in the Bronx to his untimely death.

Little Shop of Horrors
Nov
18
Dec 3

Little Shop of Horrors

  • Roleystone Theatre

One of the longest-running off-Broadway shows of all time – an affectionate spoof of 1950s sci-fi movies and musical comedies – comes to Roleystone Theatre this November and December.

A love story with a dark side, Little Shop of Horrors follows florist shop assistant Seymour who becomes an overnight celebrity when he discovers an exotic plant with a craving for fresh blood. 

Open House Perth
Nov
12
Nov 13

Open House Perth

  • City Of Perth

Open House Perth (OHP) is opening doors to more destinations than ever before for its 2016 program. For one weekend only over 12 – 13 November 2016, more than 95 destinations throughout Perth and its surrounds will open their doors to the public for exploration – all completely free!