WRITING PROMPTS: Politics and Superheros

At this weeks Writers’ Circle we drew inspiration from the recent federal election that had us all heading to the polling booths last Saturday. Here are the two writing prompts Tuesday’s group were given and ask to choose one to write about. If you could choose the next Prime Minister of Australia, who would you choose and…

FRINGE REVIEW: Comedians Against Humanity

  Leave your morals at the door and prepare to L.O.L Comedians Against Humanity (CAH) is out of the box and on a fast train to ‘wrong town’. Jump on board, but pack light, no political politeness, social conscience or pimped up principles are required here, the only thing you need for this trip is an open mind…

FRINGE REVIEW: Amelia Ryan is Lady Liberty

Laughing for Liberty On the back of a successful season with Storm in A D-Cup at last year’s Fringe Festival, the blue eyed girl from Bombo is back with her new show Amelia Ryan is Lady Liberty. Lady Liberty is the sequel cabaret show to the award-winning Storm in a D-Cup, which sees Amelia, Queen of the ‘overshare’, continue on her quest to find…

La Soiree, La Spectacular

  A ‘Sin’-tillating Soiree La Soiree shook the foundations of Perth when it arrived at last year’s Fringe Festival and soon shimmied it way to become the star event of the season, and for good reason. Perth audiences had never seen anything quite like this before. It’s Cirque de Soliel on speed, Ashton Circus for adults, Pride meets vauderville, pole-dancing meets…

Review: LOADED – A Double Bill of New Plays

Playing Now at The State Theatre Centre of WA The West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) is world renowned for producing some of Australia’s most awarded and respected actors. People like Hugh Jackman, Jai Courtney and Tim Minchin who are out there putting Perth on the map. Tim Minchin in 2014 performing at The Shrine…

Perth Writers’ Festival 2016 – The Wrap Up

What a weekend it has been for Perth’s writers and readers alike. Across three days the UWA campus had creativity oozing from its halls, with a program chocker-block with interesting sessions on a wide variety of literary topics; nostalgia, coming of age, grief, politics, love, food and humour to name but a few. What’s not to love about a festival…