What’s On

DRACULA – WA Ballet

Follow Dracula, whose lonely soul is determined to reunite with his lost love, Mina and in doing so begins a reign of terror and seduction, draining the life from those around her to get what he so desires. Brought to you by the always brilliant West Australian BalletDracula is the ambitious show gracing the boards of the beautiful stage of His Majesty’s Theatre – the perfect setting for this adaptation of the classic gothic Victorian tale by Bram Stoker which captured the sensibilities of the era.

WHEN: 11 – 26 September 2020 | Various times

WHERE: His Majesty’s Theatre | PERTH

INFO: Tickets $22 – $120 | Duration 2hrs 25mins | Interval | Contains stylised violence

TICKETS: https://waballet.com.au/whats-on/dracula2020/

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‘Dracula’ WA Ballet Production 2018 – 4th September 2018 / Photography © Jon Green 2018 – All Rights Reserved

THE NIGHTINGALE – WA Opera

Based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen the opera tells of an Emperor who is enchanted by the singing of a nightingale in his garden. The Emperor convinces the nightingale to sing for him but when gifted with a new mechanical nightingale, he becomes obsessed with his toy and the real nightingale flies away.

WHEN: 3rd & 4th October 2020 | 11am & 2pm

WHERE: His Majesty’s Theatre | Perth

INFO: Tickets $25 – $45 | Duration 50 mins | Relaxed Performance 11am 4th October | Suitable 4+ | Sung in English

LINK: https://www.ptt.wa.gov.au/venues/his-majestys-theatre/whats-on/the-nightingale/

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THE OTHER PLACE – Fremantle Theatre Company

Sharr White’s THE OTHER PLACE is about a very brilliant doctor who watches her world slip through her fingers, unraveling thread-by-thread without her; she is a woman at once taunted by her daughter, the echo of loss and a whisper of hope, striving to make sense of her place in the world and a grasp on a very elusive peace of mind.

WHEN: 14th October – 8th November 2020 | 2pm & 7pm

WHERE: Victoria Hall | Fremantle

INFO: Tickets $86 – $130

LINK: https://premier.ticketek.com.au/Shows/Show.aspx?sh=THEOTHER20

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WE WILL ROCK YOU – Platinum Entertainment

Join outcast Gallileo Figaro as he fights the power in a dystopian world filled with internet obsessions, a Killer Queen and no music! Ben Elton’s classic jukebox musical features the music of Queen brilliantly woven into a clever, hilarious, and heartwarming musical. So don’t feel Under Pressure, just Break Free and find Somebody to Love on your Bohemian Rhapsody journey.

WHEN: 30th October – 22nd November 2020 | Various times

WHERE: Crown Theatre | Crown Casino | Burswood

INFO: Tickets $59 – $119 | Duration 2hrs 40 mins | Strobe Lighting and Special Effects, including Haze Machines, may be used during the performance | Parental Guidance recommended

LINK: https://www.ticketmaster.com.au/venueartist/304372/949844

Photo by; Stephen Heath Photography
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Image: Stephen Heath Photography

RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN’S OKLAHOMA! – Black Swan State Theatre Company

Tensions simmer between the cowmen who have long worked the territory, and the increasing number of eastern farmers staking new claims to land which disrupts the cowmen’s trade. Meanwhile, farm girl Laurey works to maintain her independence while being courted by both Curly and Jud – two very different kinds of suitor.

Black Swan State Theatre Company is delighted and proud to present the music in the style of its bluegrass, country, square-dance roots, and for WA audiences to enjoy a 360° experience in the round right in the heart of the action on the Heath Ledger Theatre stage.

WHEN: 28th November – 20th December 2020 | 2pm, 6:30pm & 7:30pm

WHERE: State Theatre Centre WA | Northbridge

INFO: Tickets $36 – $93 | Duration 2hrs 30 mins | Age restriction 12+ | Adult themes | Seating is in the round on the Heath Ledger stage | Limited seating available due to COVID-19 restrictions

LINK: https://www.ptt.wa.gov.au/venues/state-theatre-centre-of-wa/whats-on/rodgers-hammersteins-oklahoma/

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