Top Shows To Catch In 2016

OpeningNightimage.125407It’s show time!

From the last week of January to the end of Feb, it's an action packed time in the city.

Fringe World kicks off in a few days, which is then backed up by PIAF - plus throw in some great shows from BSSTC and the choice can be overwhelming...

So we have gone through the programs and picked out our fav's.

 

BLACK SWAN STATE THEATRE COMPANY

LOADED; A DOUBLE BILL OF TWO NEW PLAYS

Now until 7 February 2016, Studio Underground.

Loaded; A Double Bill of Two new Plays, has already landed at The State Theatre of WA to rave reviews.

Get some real drama in your life! Check out the amazing talent from WAAPA in these two entertaining and intense one act plays.

GIRL SHUT YOUR MOUTH, by playwright Gita Bezard takes you on a journey with Katie and her girlfriends who want to get to a place where people are friendly, the drinks are minty and no one tells you how to live your life.

While TONSILS + TWEEZERS by Will O’Mahony is a funny and engaging piece of theatre about two friends that are struggling to be in a world that has torn them apart.

On until Feb 7th; get your Tickets HERE

 

PERTH INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL

HOME

February 13 2016, LangelyPark.

National treasure Tim Minchin heads home for PIAF’s free concert HOME.

Joined by The Waifs and many other local acts, Minchin will hit the stage for this celebration of all things WA.

All the info; perthfestival.com.au

6 MOVIES

January 30 2016, Art Gallery of Western Australia.

Something a bit cool, and very different for the Art Gallery - Ryan Trecartin 6 Movies will be showing at the Art Gallery of WA.

Ryan Trecartin is considered to be an artist of our moment, with the New Yorker recently dubbing him ‘a video art visionary’ whose work is full of ‘breaking news from the future.’

A unique exhibition for AGWA, this collection of six films is shown daily back-to-back to transport viewers into Trecartin’s poetic world.

For all the info; artgallery.wa.gov.au

 

FRINGE WORLD 2016

LIMBO

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Fringe World's LIMBO

2 February 2016 Palais Des Glaces Spiegeltent.

Holding the fort at the new Elizabeth Quay Fringe World Fairgrounds is LIMBO.

A dark circus spectacular; fire breathers, contortionists and illusionists will transport the audience to a sinister netherworld.

But it's not just the show we are excited about because for the first three weeks of opening, Lizzy Quay will be putting on a  laser and light show spectacular each night from 8pm, to create Perth’s biggest ever water show.

The new Fringe World Fairground will delight visitors as it will be reminiscent of the original fairground that was located on William Street in the 1920s, and will include The Urban Roller Club, an enormous outdoor roller rink and an Outdoor Dancefloor.

LIMBO is an award winning show, making its WA debut – get your tickets HERE

CRAP MUSIC RAVE PARTY

January 31 2016, Rooftop @ Noodle Palace.

Happening at one of the best venues this year (who doesn't bloody love a Rooftop!), Crap Music Rave Party is exactly what it says. Dance the night away to some classic tunes under stars.

The man running the show, Tomas Ford, will take requests ('as long as they're crap'), so get your Barbie Girl, MMM bop and Mariah Carey ready - this will be awesome.

Also special mentions to La Soiree and Aje Barker... Both seasoned shows that will sell out again this year!

All the info FRINGEWORLD.COM.AU

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