State Theatre Centre of WA

What's On

Cloud Nine

19 - 28 July 2018 State Theatre Centre of WA, Studio Underground

Cloud Nine

19 - 28 July 2018 State Theatre Centre of WA, Studio Underground Buy tickets

Presented by WA Youth Theatre Co

By Caryl Churchill A WA Youth Theatre Production Presented by Act-Belong-Commit Directed by Jeffrey Jay Fowler Featuring members of WA Youth Theatre Company.

What is your version of being on Cloud Nine and how difficult is it to get to in this day and age?

This enduring masterwork by Caryl Churchill resonates today with its exploration of gender, race and colonisation. Cloud Nine comedically depicts the heavy burden of colonisation for both the colonised and the colonisers, in a carnivalesque pastiche of stereotypes and cliches about the British Empire.

Act One, sent in colonial Africa, parodies conventional theatre comedies and satirizes Victorian society and colonialism.

Act Two is set 100 years later in 1979 London, but it is located only twenty-five years later for the characters of the play. It portrays a version of these colonised people where some previous conventions have been loosened but struggles still remain. 


Please note:
  • Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break during the performance.
  • Mobile telephones and electronic devices are to be turned off during the performance.
  • Cameras, video cameras and tape recorders will not be permitted without the consent of the promoter.
  • $30.00 Adult
  • $25.00 Concession (pensioners, Senior Card holders, unemployed)
  • $25.00 Student
  • $20.00 Groups (8+). For group bookings phone (08) 6212 9291 or email groups@ptt.wa.gov.au

Pricing and Fee Information

Web: $3.95 if cart values is $36 or less, $5.95 if cart value is more than $36. 
Phone or mail: $6.95. In person: $0. 
Group bookings: $8.95. Add $4.40 for Registered Mail.
All tickets/items prices include GST if applicable and are quoted in Australian dollars.

Related events at

State Theatre Centre of WA

Related events at

Other Venues

View our All Events page to view upcoming events accross all venues.