If mystery and darkness with a touch of spice is your thing, then look no further than Shadow Play – an inaugural affair that’s going down at the elegant State Buildings on St Georges Terrace in Perth City.
Come Sunday 25 September, you are invited to the tantalising soirée which will see the State Buildings’ award-winning venues transform into an immersive playground of bewilderment and fascination.
Under the spell of the full moon, you will indulge in four hours of free-flowing beverages and snack on light but delectable bites, as enthralling entertainment and must-dance-to-music bursts from the collection of venues.
The exclusive party encourages you to lose yourself in the late-night affiliation, and witness the heart of the city morph into a nocturnal labyrinth of darkened, re-imagined spaces. Let music, mayhem and live entertainment fill the labyrinth of surprises that await.
Shadow Play is set to celebrate for one night only over the September long weekend – no need to worry about being hungover for work on Monday, Shadow Play have got that all figured out.
Following the success of Shadow Play 2021, the entertainment has leveled up – expect to be dazzled by:
- Cougar Morrison – charisma, glamour and glitter will be in abundance with Cougar Morrison, Fay Rocious and Donna Kebab; three of Western Australia’s most fabulous drag queens. Be swept up in their vivacious and outlandish performances throughout the night.
- Soukouss Internationale – dance the night away to high-energy Congolese sounds. Witness this multicultural collective of performers as they showcase the utter infectiousness of vibrant African song and dance.
- DJ Hello Sailor – soak up the retro melodic magic from DJ Hello Sailor; a purveyor of vocal house, irresistible disco and nautical grooves. From ship to shore, this sailor has anchored many exclusive events including MTV’s Aloft Star, the Black Diamond Gala, OASIS Ball, and STYLEAID.
- Sam Timmerman – revel in the dazzling sonics of multi-instrumentalist, Sam Timmerman. A natural entertainer, Sam has performed with world-class artists, including Hugh Jackman, John Paul Young, Anthony Warlow, Faith Prince and Fred Wesley to name a few.
And if that doesn’t sound snazzy enough for you, simply upgrade to the Shadow Room and enjoy all the benefits of a general admission ticket, as well elevated free-flowing wine, beer and a range of expertly-crafted cocktails, alongside delicious canapé offerings.
And heck there’s even a VIP experience which gets you exclusive entertainment and priority bar service all evening – no lines, no worries!
The darkened corridors and enticing tempters is set to be a mystical wonder. See Perth in a new light, one that bends the norms and will take you to the dark side of the moon of Shadow Play.