Gruesome Playground Injuries Christian Charisiou and Laura McIntosh

Gruesome Playground Injuries

It’s an odd realisation sitting in the audience expecting a musical and then nobody sings. To be sure, it doesn’t help that on the program cover the two leads are mid-guffaw, no doubt foreshadowing a scene of musical lar...
MF La Boite Prize Fighter - photo by Dylan Evans

Prize Fighter

In the present, Isa is a skilled young Congolese boxer in Australia coming up on his most important fight yet. In the past, Isa is a child soldier struggling to retain a grip on his humanity, even as he is taught, urged,...
Rawcus Song for a Weary Throat - photo by Paul Dunn

Song for a Weary Throat

The trick when selling a house is sparking buyers’ imagination. If they walk into an empty house, there’s nothing to stir the creative parts of their brain. If they walk into a fully-furnished house, that same creativity...
WA Opera Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni

West Australian Opera’s 2018 Season, The Year of the Free Spirit, comes to a stunning conclusion with its October presentation of the timeless Göran Järvefelt production of Mozart’s greatest opera, Don Giovanni. Based on...
MIAF 2018 Layla and Majnun - photo by Beowulf Sheehan

Layla and Majnun

The famous love poem is brought to life through Azerbaijani singing and music, with Yoyo Ma’s Silkroad Ensemble and the Mark Morris Dance Group from New York. The show opens with guest artists Kamila Nabiyeva and Miralam...