Cicada [Perth]
Cicada [Perth]

Event Information


Wednesday July 13, 2022
11:00 AM


Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre of WA
William St
Perth, Western Australia 6000

Auslan Interpreter/s

Danielle Pritchard

Language/ Cultural Consultant


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Cicada tell story. Story Good. Story simple. Story even human can understand. Tok! Tok! Tok!

So begins the story of a dutiful cicada who works away in a grey office year after year.

Overlooked and unappreciated by his co-workers, Cicada weaves a dream of escape, keeping his secrets hidden until the day something truly extraordinary begins to happen…

Winner of the Children’s Book Council Award for Best Picture Book in 2019, this new adaptation brings master-storyteller Shaun Tan’s much-loved Cicada to life on the stage with exquisite puppetry and visual storytelling by some of WA’s leading theatre-makers.

A small story of epic proportions, Cicada is an enchanting tale of difference, resilience and the light we all have inside ourselves.





All access bookings, including AUSLAN, must be made at the venue box office or by calling the Perth Theatre Trust on (08) 6212 9292. The AUSLAN allocation can also be booked via their website here



The best way to book tickets into the Auslan allocation for Cicada is online, via our venue’s website here:


  • Click on the link provided above for the Auslan interpreted performance
  • It should say ‘Sold Out’
  • THEN, click on the ‘Access Booking’ button (pictured below) in the webpage top


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  • The page will reload, and price types / tickets should become available


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  • Once the required amount of seats have been selected, follow the prompts to complete the booking
  • Customers can use their companion card to book via this function as well



Via box office at His Majesty’s Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA or Subiaco Arts Centre

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