State Theatre Centre of WA

Theatre Review: The Song Was Wrong – Studio Underground, Perth (Performances through June 20th)

June 10, 2015

Photo Credit: Jon Green The Song Was Wrong is the third production in Perth Theatre Company’s 2015 season and sees Artistic Director Melissa Cantwell take on both writing and directorial duties. The Song Was Wrong, the story of a love-struck Australian musician Christian and his French muse Cecile, is an utterly beautifully pensive and poetic […]

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Theatre Review: The Confidence Man – Studio Underground (Performances to 10th May)

May 7, 2015

The Confidence Man is the most recent production in Perth Theatre Company’s current season. It also happens to be a theatre piece unlike any other I have seen, a remarkable technological incursion into the traditional world of theatre. Armed with a mobile and some headphones, the audience are let loose into the world of Pete, […]

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Theatre Review: Overexposed – State Theatre Centre of WA (Performances until November 1st)

October 29, 2014

Overexposed the latest work from director-performer Danielle Micich and writer Suzie Miller is a timely piece and a thought-provoking one. With our everyday lives apparently threatened by the possibility of attacks both domestic and international, security and surveillance have become media buzzwords in recent weeks and months. It was quite fitting then, that on entering […]

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Theatre Review: On the Misconceptions of Oedipus – Perth Theatre Company (07.09.12)

September 9, 2012

Many will undoubtedly be familiar with the Oedipus myth, even if only in passing; we have Freud to thank for that. On the Misconception of Oedipus posits itself before the events of the famous play by Sophocles or Seneca; a prequel of sorts. But it’s also a meditation on fate and the shadow it casts […]

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