Teaming actors with a handful of WAAPA’s jazz musicians, The Beat Generation required an audience open to a new way of viewing theatre and experiencing the Beats in all their ugly glory. Samuel J. Cox reviews.
The concept piece explores the notion that the physical structures of the theatre might somehow remember the artists, technicians, critics and audiences that it has borne witness to in 112 years of operation. Samuel J. Cox reviews.
The unanticipated pairing of indie rock and ballet was a pleasant surprise. Radiohead’s music was the highlight of the show, with their atmospheric tone setting the scene for a riveting ballet. Nic Monisse reviews.
As I reflected with an elderly lady following the performance on the emotions that the night had drawn out of us, I attributed my tears not only the aforementioned unsettling harmonies, but also to the well-timed and noticeable changes to lighting. Basim Boulos reviews.