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Packing almost as many laughs a minute as he
does words, the frenetic Irish comedian has played
sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe for the past
13 years. So it’s bound to be a circus when he brings
his latest show Cirque du Byrne to Perth. 29-30 April,
The Astor Theatre, liveattheastor.com.au.
Director Christopher Alden presents
this contemporary version of Puccini’s
classic for the West Australian Opera.
Without tradition or sentiment, he
conveys the compelling tale of two lovers
in a world marred by jealousy and rage.
April 2-16, His Majesty’s Theatre, www.
Local playwright John Aitken
celebrates WA’s new State Theatre
Centre in this production. It
explores the dramatic story
behind London’s famous Globe
Theatre, which was long associated
with William Shakespeare.
May 31-June 4, Heath Ledger
THE MUSIC OF ANDREW
There is no question that Andrew Lloyd
Webber has altered the landscape of musical
theatre over an extraordinary 40-year career.
Enter his world of whirlwind fantasy in this
concert, as his music is brought to life by some
of the best voices in Australia. April 16-24,
Burswood Theatr e, ticketek.com .au .
She may have lost her glass slipper,
but Cinderella will be pleased to find a
pair of ballet shoes in this production.
Presented by the West Australian
Ballet, it’s sure to be a typically majestic
rendition of the age-old fairytale. May
6-22, His Majesty’s Theatre, www.
A talented ensemble will perform a
selection of songs from Andrew Lloyd
Webber’s legendary career.
Teddy Tahu Rhodes stars as
Baron Scarpia in Tosca.
Cody Fern in
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