The audience gasped as Chiciquita and Fernando mounted the stage. He resplendent in white flares and a silvery sequined top, she in a “barely there” red hot sequinned number, both platinum bewigged.
Flappers dressed in pearls, diamonds and feathers swanned their way around His Majesty’s Theatre for the opening night of WA Ballet’s The Great Gatsby, which transported the audience to Long Island, New York in the roaring twenties.
Fast-paced and intense, The Zone is an hour of dance power, bursting at the seams with 11 whirling, twirling, writhing, twisting dancers.
Lacking the inchoate anarchy that has marked previous season launches, The Blue Room Theatre still stayed well away from dull as an exciting Season 2 line up was announced for 2015.
Another successful launch to another season full of diverse topics tackled in different ways by dedicated performers – The Blue Room Theatre seems set for at least another 25 years of invigorating independent productions.
Families affected by the recent Perth Hills bushfires are being offered free family passes to Spare Parts Puppet Theatre’s current season of Tim Winton’s The Deep in Fremantle.