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Djuki Mala return to Perth on the back of their 2017 Summer Festival, Sydney Opera House and Edinburgh Fringe sell-out seasons! Unique, infectious, high-energy exuberant, fusing traditional Yolngu, pop culture, dance storytelling to create work that is a marvel of timing, comedy clowning, with a hefty dose of heart soul! If there is one show that is guaranteed to leave you feeling genuinely happy then this is it!
Summer is set to sizzle across the City of Nedlands as the annual Summer Concerts in the Park series celebrates its 21st anniversary. Get into the groove every Sunday in February from 5.30pm to 7pm with some swingin’ soulful sounds at a free gig in one of the City’s many picturesque parks.
Two brothers - one who's socially awkward, the other who is closeted - explore the meaning of family, responsibility, strength and success.
A theatrical explosion of colour, culture and controversy, Hot Brown Honey will premiere at Fringe World Perth from 8 – 25 February 2018
In celebration of the rich vein of artistic talent within the Mundaring community, the Mundaring Arts Centre launches their 2018 exhibition program with the Shire of Mundaring Art Acquisition exhibition; featuring the work of invited artists, Sarah Elson, Bec Juniper, Andre Lipscombe, Desmond Woodley and Yvonne Zago.
The saucy and cheeky, subversive and hilarious Elixir returns to Fringe World Perth from 13 February to 25 February 2018. With sold-out success around the world, the boys have perfected their craft at the likes of Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Brighton Fringe. Elixir brings an all-new production and creative team with them to Perth, taking their slapstick circus to a whole new level.
A mysterious, erotic and funny drama – featuring just two people – is Melville Theatre’s first offering for 2018. Written by US playwright, screenwriter and novelist David Ives and directed by Trevor Dhu, Venus in Fur was first staged in 2010 and nominated for numerous Tony Awards before Roman Polanski shot a French film version in late 2012.
Retro-sexual fun in Gloria's 80s, 90s & Naughties gameshow! Expect cheeky fun & saucy prizes. Everyone’s a winner as we 'Find the G-Spot', 'Choose the Safe Word' & 'Reach the Perfect Climax'! Featuring special guests, plus pap music from Britney Smears & Vanilla Slice. “A game show like no other…come inside the G-Spot – you’ll never want to leave!" ★★★★ The Australia Times 2017 A moist & steamy night.” ★★★★ The West Australian 2017
What is it about the big USA that can’t keep us away? Come and explore our undying fascination with the United States through the eyes of Beryl Mills, the very first Miss Australia.
Australia’s Queen of Burlesque, Imogen Kelly , will perform the Perth debut of Herstory – The Leading Ladies (Herstory) at Fringe World Perth from 20 February to 24 February 2018 .
What happens when your best friend dreams about your wife – on the night your wife has the exact same dream about him? It’s an idea explored in Marble at Marloo Theatre, written by famed Irish playwright Marina Carr and directed by Rodney van Groningen.
Experimental music/arts collective Genrefonix present a fictional multimedia show featuring original horror music and soundscapes performed live alongside compelling imagery of Fremantle's architecture and it's ghosts. WA's most haunted buildings are brought to life in the atmospheric Prison theatre on the original screen used for prisoners.
A foolishly funny twist on the classic tale of Robin Hood comes alive at Roleystone Theatre this March. Written by David Neilson and directed by Brogan Smirke and Euan MacMillan, Robin Hood: The Truth Behind the Green Tights is the story of cowardly Albert, trying to get by as best he can.
Splashfest is set to come alive again on 11 March, ready to provide the best day of wet’n’wild fun under the sun. From 2pm to 5pm, Swanbourne Reserve is the best place to beat the heat for an afternoon of free, water-filled family fun with slides, rides, games, stalls and more.
WE WILL ROCK YOU reflects the scale and spectacle that marked Queen’s live performances, with more than 24 hit songs including We Are The Champions, Radio Ga Ga, Somebody to Love, Bohemian Rhapsody, Under Pressure, Killer Queen and I Want to Break Free.
A great Australian classic about love and homecoming. Set in 1950’s working class Melbourne, revolving around events of the seventeenth summer where two mates, on yet another ‘layoff’ season, come back to ‘live it up’ in the city with their girlfriends. However, this summer, things begin to change.
Do you love the arts? Do you want to gain events experience? Do you want to contribute to Perth’s growing arts scene and have lots of fun at the same time? Then the Youth Week WA KickstART Festival might be the experience you need!