1984

Blame a fear of political correctness, fake news or Donald Trump, but dystopian fiction is having a moment and George Orwell’s almost-70-year-old classic is riding the wave, leaping to the top of the US Amazon bestseller list at the start of the year.

The Nicest Person in the Room | Nicola Macri

Stand-up comedy for the Insta-savvy crowd.

An Evening with Jimmy Webb

By my reckoning it must be 16 or more years since I last enjoyed a Perth evening in the company of Jimmy Webb.

10,000 | Umbrella Works

When a relationship has become a battleground, can space swords keep a couple together?

Swing On This

From the outset the packed house was there to have fun and the applause almost raised the roof.

The One | Whiskey & Boots

Intimate examination of a crack in a relationship that runs along the very line that should hold it together.

The Advisors | The Last Great Hunt

Plenty of unsolicited advice served up with an abundance of good intentions and slick dance moves in an entertaining performance.

The Play That Goes Wrong | Mischief Theatre

Given the Monty-Python/Faulty Towers style humour it is little wonder that this show has enjoyed such popularity. The performances are all over-the-top and larger than life, accentuating the fact that this is the portrayal of amateur dramatics.

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