Teen DJ's future advances full throttle

Robbie Bergin, also known as Throttle, will perform at Future Music Festival in March.

FROM his high school graduation to preparing for the stage at a major Australian music festival, 18-year-old Robbie Bergin is having a “surreal” few months. more »

Cosette a dream role for WAAPA grad

Emily Langridge (right) as Cosette with Euan Doidge as Marius in the new <em>Les Miserables</em>, which is now on the Perth leg of its tour.

MUSICAL theatre performer Emily Langridge admits to making a bit of a public scene when she found out she had been chosen for the role of Cosette in Cameron Mackintosh’s Australian restaging of Les Miserables. more »

Tan/Marsden collaboration hops on to the stage

Barking Gecko artistic director John Sheedy. Taken by Andrew Ritchie

BARKING Gecko Theatre Company artistic director John Sheedy, of Northbridge, has three of Australia's kookiest artists - composer Kate Miller-Heidke, librettist Lally Katz and designer Gabriela Tylesova - working on family opera The Rabbits. more »

Graduate's Fringe role 'meant to be'

Felicity McKay (North Perth) and Adam Booth (East Fremantle) star in <em>Venus in Fur.</em> Taken by Marcus Whisson

THIRD year WA Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) acting student Felicity McKay could not believe her luck when told that Black Swan State Theatre Company would audition her entire class for its 2015 season opener, Venus in Fur. more »

Actor shows dark side in new Les Mis

Hayden Tee pours his hears into the role of the villain Javert in the new staging of <em>Les Miserables</em> at Crown Theatre.

THERE are only two musical theatre actors in the world who have performed the roles of both Marius and Javert in professional productions of Les Miserables, and New Zealand’s Hayden Tee is one of them. more »

Fifth doctor back to treat Perth audience

Peter Davison as the fifth Doctor.

WHEN Peter Davison agreed to become the fifth Doctor in 1981, little did he know he would still be involved with Doctor Who more than a quarter of a century later. more »

Magee paints mass migration

Fintan Magee with his new mural in Leederville. Taken by Andrew Ritchie

SYDNEY-BASED street artist Fintan Magee believes it takes 20 years of practice to make a good artist, making him five years away from the milestone. more »

New directions for Perth Theatre Company

Perth Theatre Company artistic director Melissa Cantwell at State Theatre Centre of WA. Take by Andrew Ritchie

ARTISTIC director Melissa Cantwell has a deep affection for Perth Theatre Company. more »

When gentleman waged war

Last Gentlemen of War curator Annie Boyd with Jandakot MLA Joe Francis, who has donated the memorial bouquet bow pictured to the exhibition. Picture: Elle Borgward

THE mystery surrounding the fate of the HMAS Sydney remained unsolved until the wreck was discovered in 2008. more »

Comedy holds mirror to marriage

Alan Morris and Nicola Bond will star in Harbour Theatre

WINNING a holiday to the most romantic city in the world will either make or break the passionless pair at the heart of Harbour Theatre’s new show April in Paris. more »

Snapshots of who we are


A GIFT from his wife inspired Padbury resident Jason Miller to step out of his comfort zone and start speaking to strangers when she gave him a copy of Brandon Stanton's book Humans of New York last December. more »

Images explore identity in new show

Toni Wilkinson and Graham Miller both exhibit works in New Passports, New Photography, which just opened at the Art Gallery of WA. Photographer: Andrew Ritchie.

PHOTOGRAPHIC portraits that question identity and tell stories form an exhibition at the Art Gallery of WA. more »

Les Mis back with a bang

The newly staged Australian production of <em>Les Miserables</em> will open in Perth on December 31

MORE than 60 million theatregoers worldwide have seen a professional performance of Les Miserables since the record-breaking musical masterpiece first opened at London’s Barbican Theatre on October 8, 1985. more »

Anderson adds third Perth show

Wil Anderson is about to perform at Perth

WIL Anderson just might be the busiest Australian comedian in the business and he has a tour itinerary to prove it. more »

PIAF launch flutters by

Soprano Mary Plazas performed an excerpt from <em>Madama Butterfly</em> at the PIAF 2015 launch. Taken by Andrew Ritchie

PERTH International Arts Festival 2015 will be epic and intimate with local and international stories and experiences. more »

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