PICK of the WEEK
SWITZERLAND The Talented Mr Ripley and Strangers on a Train author Patricia Highsmith lives a reclusive life in the Swiss Alps until one day publishing representative Edward Ridgeway intrudes in her place of refuge. This Black Swan State Theatre Company production is a furious battle of wills and words. DETAILS: Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA, August 19 to September 3. Tickets from $34 at www.ticketek.com.au. MUSIC JON STEVENS AND KATE CEBERANO Stevens is hitting the road around Australia for a national tour after the release of his latest album, Starlight. The tour features special guest and the singer-songwriter's long-time friend, Kate Ceberano. DETAILS: Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley, 8pm, Friday, August 18. Tickets $75.50 at www.astortheatreperth.com.