Entertainment extravaganza

As we head into summer, Perth is set to sizzle – this month we feature a line-up of some fabulous entertainment to enjoy.

On Sunday 19 December the Astor Theatre will celebrate the ‘Twas the Week Before Christmas with a star-studded line-up. 

It features Chris Murphy from Australian Idol, Paula Clay (AVIIDA), Bloom (national touring artist), Karen
Carpenter Show’s
Narelle Belle, The Australian Girls Choir along with a 30-piece band. 

Hear all your favourites including Silent Night, We Wish You A Merry Christmas, Jingle Bells, Joy To
The World
, Jingle Bells and many more.

Plus there’ll be some toe tapping hits from Aretha, Adele, Karen Carpenter, Stevie Wonder and more.

Part proceeds from the show go to the Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Book now for this all-ages show and get into the Christmas spirit with this fabulous festive performance.      Tickets from Ticketek. 

Christmas time is not complete without seeing a pantomime and this year don’t miss the traditional tale of rags to riches – Cinderella. A show full of magic, laughter, audience participation and spectacular surprises on stage.

Produced by Zealous Productions, the same team that brought the musical comedy The Addams
to the stage to rave reviews. 

Poor Cinders is forced to do all the housework at Hardup Hall and is treated horribly by her wicked stepsisters, but with her bestie Buttons by her side and a little help from a magical fairy godmother, off to the ball she goes.

Will Cinderella meet the love of her life and live happily ever after? Will the repugnant stepsisters get what they deserve? 

Don’t wait until the strike of midnight to book your tickets – you’re guaranteed to have a ball at this fairy godmother of all pantomimes! 

Regal Theatre: From 22 December. Tickets from Ticketek. 

Magicians Sam Hume and Justin Williams’ Showmen Productions have two fabulous magic shows that have delighted audiences across the globe. They are regular visitors to Perth performing at the Fringe Festival to sell out performances. Returning again for Fringe 2022 with their family friendly The Greatest Magic Show
and The Adults Only Magic Show.

The Greatest Magic Show will have people on the edge of their seats from start to finish – with an inspirational grand finale that has to be seen to be believed. Featuring mind-boggling magic, extraordinary circus acts, side-splitting comedy and loads of audience participation. Every child receives a free magic wand on entry so they too can be involved with the magic every step of the way.

Performing from 15 to 30 January and 5, 6, 12 February. Book now as shows sell out fast. www.thegreatestmagicshow.com.au/get-tickets

Born in Ethiopia and raised in Perth, comedian Joe White has always tried to find the upside to life and this is his inspiration for pursuing comedy. Experiencing many hardships has taught him the value of laughter and his passion is to make others laugh too. 

White has a unique ability to make his life funny, incorporating his childhood and family, particularly his love for his mother and five siblings, into his routine. There’s a little dancing, a lot of audience inclusion and his unique way of looking at life ensuring that every performance has loads of laughs.  

Joe has won a host of awards including Best Comedy Award for three years in a row at Fringe. His Ethiopian and Still Not Hungry – The Finale returns again in 2022.

This show runs at the Pleasure Garden from 1 to 6 and 8 to 13 February. 

Bookings fringeworld.com.au/whats_on/joe-white-ethiopian-still-not-hungry-the-finale-fw2022