I ventured to watch KADS' latest production with a fair degree of trepidation, as I was certain there had been at least two other versions of this show put on around the traps in the last 12 months- neither of which I had seen, it must be said.
‘The Secret Garden’ is an English classic, considered one of the greatest books ever written for children. Penned by Frances Hodgson Burnett (who also wrote ‘Little Lord Fauntleroy’), it was published in America, initially in serial form in 1910, and then as a book in 1911.
The Graduate Dramatic Society celebrated in the outdoor New Fortune Theatre at UWA with a fine performance of Dorothy Hewett’s play/musical The Man from Mukinupin. This play was originally produced by the National Theatre at the Playhouse for Western Australia’s 150th celebrations in 1979.
What a start to Lent! The Perth Fringe festival with a healthy dollop of Irish arts mixed in.
Perth local, interstate and overseas artists brought comedy, drama, music, nudity, humour and circus to town. The Wau Wau Sisters from the US were a highlight for me but the taste of Ireland was sweeter.
Applications are open for His Majesty’s Theatre’s popular, exciting and interactive youth theatre workshop programme MajKidz 2013.