Tags » Black Swan State Theatre Company

REVIEW: The Assassins

Stephen Sondheim’s musical The Assassins opens with a fairground proprietor handing out guns for a game called Shoot the President. It is classic Sondheim; putting social issues front and centre stage. 570 more words

Celebrity Soft Spot Clare Watson

Black Swan State Theatre Company‘s artistic director Clare Watson has a diverse background including working as an actor in Melbourne’s independent theatre scene, playing saxophone and teaching at high school. 1,233 more words

REVIEW: Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll
Black Swan State Theatre Company
Heath Ledger Theatre
Review: Jan Hallam

This year The Doll is 63 and its journey through our cultural landscape has been every bit as varied and challenging as the cane cutting seasons of its male protagonist and antagonist, Roo and Barney. 599 more words

Perth Festival: You Know We Belong Together

Black Swan State Theatre for Perth Festival: You Know We Belong Together

Studio Underground

Review: Jan Hallam

Well one thing is certain, if Julia Hales’ show was an audition piece for her beloved TV soap… 473 more words

A flawed story worth telling

Review: I Am My Own Wife       
Black Swan State Theatre Company       
17th October 2017

“I am my own wife,” Lothar Berfelde told his mother when she suggested he would one day get married. 530 more words

REVIEW: Switzerland | BSSTC


Review by Rhys Tarling


Patricia Highsmith, the famous American author of dozens of psychologically dark stories, one of which was adapted by Alfred Hitchcock and another was the acclaimed Carol, gets her own disturbing little story about facing the last days of her death, in the new… 381 more words


REVIEW: Coma Land | Black Swan State Theatre Company

Coma Land

Review by Rhys Tarling


Coma Land is a sweet if slight meditation on parental love and feeling like a freak.

Will O’Mahony… 392 more words