Slap and Tickle

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Slap is a clown and Tickle is his gimp. When they take to the stage to perform it is something they have done a thousand times before. Neither of them expects this will be their last show together... iOTA stars as Slap, taking on the multiple roles of the cast while Russell Leonard as Tickle - the hard working, trouble shooting Gimp - rolls with the punches and dreams of a better life.

Backed by a 12-piece WAYJO orchestra, directed by Mel Cantwell with musical direction by Mace Francis, Slap and Tickle is a hilarious and unexpectedly moving exploration of the variety genre, enduring talent and the ties that bind. Bringing together Helpmann Award winning performers with some of our finest theatrical and musical minds, this riotous performance is destined to be the hit of FRINGE WORLD.

Presented by:
Summer Nights, The Kabuki Drop & WAYJO

WAYJO is Australia’s premier youth jazz ensemble, engaging and developing emerging jazz musicians, inspiring them to reach their greatest potential. WAYJO’s programs develop young musicians and composers as artists and, more generally, as contributors to society. WAYJO celebrates its 35th anniversary in 2018 with a program designed to excite and challenge audiences, and showcase the jazz talent of WA in new and audacious ways.

The Kabuki Drop is a multi-platform theatre company which reinterprets theatre forms and presents ideas and aesthetics for adventurous audiences. Creating work in a variety of spaces and across art forms, we champion adventurous artists who create immersive, interactive, and fluid experiences which provoke thought, challenge norms, and encourage conversation.

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For accessible booking information please visit the Perth Theatre Trust website. We recommend all accessible bookings are made at the venue box office or by calling Perth Theatre Trust on (08) 6212 9292.