Tag Archives: Perth Theatre

Are you Being Served: Hit UK Comedy adapted for the Perth stage!

Directed by Andrew Watson, all the innuendo, misunderstandings, mistaken identity and farce of hit television comedy has been adapted for the stage version and written by the show’s original creators David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd.

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Veronica’s Room: A spine-tingling thriller exploring the thin line between fantasy, reality and madness

Ira Levin’s best-selling horror novel, Rosemary’s baby is brought to life under the direction of Georgina Kling.  Veronica’s Room has a sense of looming danger, suspense and unexpected twists that constantly keeps the audience thinking.

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100 Reasons for War: A chaotic, mind opening work, Perth

Playwright Tom Holloway and Director, Ella Hetherington, present 100 Reasons for War takes.  It’s a tangential look at the reasons societies often find themselves in terrible and tragic conflicts.  Funny, moving and provocative, 100 Reasons for War questions the multiple and complex reasons why war has become such a prominent feature in the history of humankind.

“It’s a play grappling to find an answer, knowing full well there is no reasonable solution,” Hetherington said. “Don’t expect your regular sort of play!  We need to think about the current state of the planet – our actions as a species and as individuals.  We are at war with the climate, each other and even ourselves but, at the same time, we’re on a quest for world peace, as well as peace in our homes and peace within.

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Bring It On The Musical Cast Announced

After a nationwide search auditioning over 400 hopefuls, David Venn is proud to announce the Australian cast for the Broadway smash BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL.Following an extended premiere season and three Green Room Award nominations, including Best Production of a Musical, the spectacular stage show inspired by the cult classic movie of the same name, returns for an explosive national tour with a cast of 28 triple-threat actor-singer-dancers and high-flying cheerleading champions.  Blasting onto stage in Melbourne next month, BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL will then premiere in Perth and Sydney in August and September.

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The Real Housewives of Perth

WHETHER they’re cute, catty and comical or beautiful, bitchy and backstabbing, The Real Housewives of Perth are coming to Limelight Theatre.  Written by Molly Bell and directed by Helen Smolders, the musical is based on the television franchise and localised for a WA audience, looking at how the women interact with each other and their partners.

Wives Joanne, Babette, Beezus, Lulu and Penny each have their moment in the sun to showcase their life.  But they all have secrets, revealed during the course of the show – and the musical explores how they deal with these revelations.

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Romeo & Juliet: The Gender Swap

Romeo and Juliet explores the theme of forbidden love, so I wanted to look at the text in terms of what’s still often considered forbidden love today,” says Director, Amanda Crewes.  “That brought me to our current, very cloudy view on same sex relationships.  I wanted to determine whether changing the gender changed our view on this love story.” Continue reading Romeo & Juliet: The Gender Swap