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Unveiling Rooftop Encore: A Spectacular Season of LIVE Circus and Cabaret Under the Stars!

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This April, ARTRAGE presents Rooftop Encore - a four week season of LIVE circus and cabaret performances set under the Milky Way!

Join FRINGE WORLD favourites Yuck Circus and Tone & Cheek as they transform the iconic Rooftop Movies venue into an open-air Big Top.

Set atop the CPP Roe St Carpark with sweeping views of the Perth City Skyline, this stellar event will showcase not one but TWO never-seen-before WORLD PREMIERE shows per night!

ARTRAGE Projects Manager, Courtney Meagher, expressed her excitement about presenting such a unique live performance event at the stunning Rooftop Venue. She stated, “It is an honour to work with world-class local talent and shine a spotlight on some of Perth’s best entertainers as they unveil two brand new shows following their respective National Tours. Rooftop delivers top-notch vibes, and featuring jaw-dropping circus and slick cabaret under the stars is sure to create some truly magical moments.”

Meagher concluded, “Rooftop Encore is unlike anything else happening in Perth or Australia, and we cannot wait for audiences to come and enjoy this one-of-a-kind event.” 


Naughties by local legendary larrikins, Yuck Circus, kicks off your spectacular evening on the Rooftop. This Martin Sims Award-winning troupe, renowned for their outstanding performances at Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney Fringe, are set to take audiences on a nostalgic journey back to the early 2000s. Expect a night filled with Backstreet beats, Britney brilliance, and a double dose of denim. Yuck promises a spectacular blend of high-flying acrobatics, rip-roaring comedy, and the unmistakable charm of the Y2K era. Don’t miss the chance to relive the magic of the past with Yuck Circus: Naughties World Premiere at Rooftop Encore.

Chase your dose of Naughties down with some disco vibes as the sensational Tone & Cheek present their latest creation Tuck Shop. Having previously enchanted Fringe audiences with sell-out performances, Tone & Cheek now invite you to embark on an extravagant journey into the world of glittering fabulosity. Tuck Shop is a dazzling fusion of circus, drag, burlesque, dance, and live vocals, woven from the indomitable spirit of its star-studded collective of world-class entertainers. Dress-up in your most glamorous sequins and be transported back in time to a place where acceptance and liberation reign supreme. This show is not just a performance; it’s a state of mind, a safe space full of good times with you and your chosen family. Get ready to be captivated by Tone & Cheek: Tuck Shop.

This is an unmissable opportunity to witness world-class entertainment against the backdrop of the city skyline and the celestial wonders above. Join us for a night of enchantment, laughter, and the extraordinary as Rooftop Movies presents a Spectacular Season of Circus and Cabaret Under the Stars!

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