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SMALL STO­RIES SHORT FILMS En­joy a se­lec­tion of free clas­sic an­i­ma­tion stop mo­tion and live ac­tion short films ex­plor­ing the power of the imag­i­na­tion, rec­on­cil­ing dif­fer­ences, over­com­ing ob­sta­cles and the im­por­tance of fam­ily and com­mu­nity. Be in­spired by imag­i­na­tive sausages, mu­si­cal tur­keys and bed­room mu­rals in an ar­ray of cin­ema for kids and par­ents. DE­TAILS: State Li­brary of WA Theatre, Perth Cul­tural Cen­tre,

Oc­to­ber 1 to 10. Ages 0-5 (1011am); ages 5-8 (11am-12.25pm); ages 8 years and older (12.25-2pm).

HURRY UP + WAIT Hurry Up and Wait is a blend of Buster Keaton and Sa­muel Beck­ett loaded with phys­i­cal com­edy. The per­form­ers take the au­di­ence on a jour­ney of emo­tional highs and lows as their in­ter­minable wait for a cir­cus pa­rade un­folds.

DE­TAILS: The Chan­nel Seven Cir­cus Tent, Perth Cul­tural Cen­tre, Oc­to­ber

2 to 9. Tick­ets from $5 at www.awe­somearts.com.

TIGER TALES Live mu­sic, theatre and dance com­bine to cre­ate a mov­ing, in­ti­mate per­for­mance of a dys­func­tional fam­ily whose world is turned up­side down when a tiger in­vades. DE­TAILS: Stu­dio Un­der­ground, State Theatre Cen­tre of WA,

Oc­to­ber 3 to 8. Tick­ets from $20.40 at www.tick­etek.com.au.

SUNNY RAY + MAG­NIF­I­CENT MOON One night Sunny Ray breaks all the rules and in­stead of go­ing to sleep, stays up very, very late to party with the Mag­nif­i­cent Moon. From the imag­i­na­tions of Clare Bartholomew and Dan Tobias, Sunny Ray and Mag­nif­i­cent Moon fea­tures orig­i­nal mu­sic to de­light au­di­ences aged four years and older. DE­TAILS:

The West Aus­tralian Barn, Perth Cul­tural Cen­tre, Oc­to­ber 5 to 10. Tick­ets from $5 at www.awe­somearts.com.

STORYTIME WITH JOSH EARL Do you love a good story? Head along to a fan­tas­tic free event with won­der­ful story teller Josh Earl. DE­TAILS: State Li­brary of WA, Perth Cul­tural Cen­tre, 10.30am, Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 5.

BIG BAD WOLF The Big Bad Wolf is the most mis­un­der­stood char­ac­ter in fairy tale his­tory. Wolfy, a pas­sion­ate poet, is all alone in the world un­til one girl is brave enough to dou­ble check this wolf's bad rep­u­ta­tion and an un­likely friend­ship is born. DE­TAILS: Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Cen­tre of WA, Oc­to­ber 5 to 8. Tick­ets from $25.50 at www.tick­etek.com.au.

ALEX LLOYD Alex Lloyd is tour­ing with an in­ti­mate ver­sion of his band in cel­e­bra­tion of new al­bum Acous­tica. DE­TAILS: Fly By Night Mu­si­cians Club, Fre­man­tle, Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 6 and The Carine, Dun­craig, Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 8. Tick­ets at www.fly­bynight.org and www.moshtix.com.au.

THE MATCHMAKER Cun­ning, crafty and thor­oughly mod­ern, Dolly Gallagher Levi knows a good catch when she sees one. So when the wealthy Ho­race Van­dergelder hires her to find him a wife, Dolly does not need to look far to find his per­fect mate. WAAPA sec­ond-year act­ing stu­dents will be di­rected by Chris Parker, as­so­ci­ate di­rec­tor on Ge­orgie Girl. DE­TAILS: En­right Stu­dio, WAAPA Mt Law­ley campus, Oc­to­ber 7 to 13. Tick­ets from $21 at www.waapa.ecu.edu.au.

PEPPA PIG LIVE! BIG SPLASH Join Peppa, Ge­orge, Mummy and Daddy Pig, along with Danny Dog, Pe­dro Pony and Suzy Sheep in this in­ter­ac­tive the­atri­cal per­for­mance filled with singing, danc­ing, fun games and, of course, muddy pud­dles. DE­TAILS: His Majesty's Theatre, Oc­to­ber 8 and 9. Tick­ets from $29.90 at www.tick­etek.com.au.

RENT This mod­ern spin on Puc­cini's opera La Bo­heme tells the story of a group of im­pov­er­ished young artists and mu­si­cians strug­gling to sur­vive in the wildly bo­hemian days of New York in the early 1990s. Per­formed by WAAPA sec­ond-year mu­sic theatre stu­dents. DE­TAILS: Round­house Theatre, WAAPA Mt Law­ley campus, Oc­to­ber 8 to 15. Tick­ets from $32 at www.waapa.ecu.edu.au.

EINE KLEINE AF­TER­NOON MUSIK The Perth Un­der­grad­u­ate Choral So­ci­ety's sec­ond con­cert for 2016 will cel­e­brate the Oc­to­ber 1990 Re-uni­fi­ca­tion of Ger­many fea­tur­ing mu­sic from great Ger­man com­posers in­clud­ing Schütz, Men­delssohn, Schu­mann, Rhein­berger, Bach and Brahms. The en­tire con­cert will be sung in Ger­man, ac­com­pa­nied by Claire Stokes on piano with guest or­gan­ist An­drew Brown. DE­TAILS: Wes­ley Church, 75 Wil­liam St, Perth, 5pm, Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 9. Tick­ets from $5 at www.try­book­ing.-com/MTUS.

Big Bad Wolf @ Heath Ledger Theatre

Sunny Ray + Mag­nif­i­cent Moon @ The West Aus­tralian Barn

Peppa Pig @ His Majesty's Theatre


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