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Tue 22 Feb-Wed 2 March 2011
[1hr 40 min no interval]


Students: $15.50

Buy ten tickets to any one Festival event and receive one teacher/chaperone ticket FREE

Education Program Supported By

Rio Tinto

Department of Education

Apollo 13: Mission Control

Exciting, hands-on space adventure for the whole family.

An explosion has ripped through the Apollo 13 space craft and its three astronauts are in desperate trouble. With the clock ticking, Mission Control turns to YOU to help bring our heroes home safely.

Launch yourself into one of history's most unforgettable moments and share the stage with famous faces from the space race on a breathtaking replica Mission Control set that transports you to the heart of the action.

Whether you lend your expertise at our Mission Control consoles or watch from the Press Gallery, you'll find yourself immersed in the 20th century's most dramatic space rescue.

Non-stop action, gripping tension and loads of fun make this an unforgettable event for the space buffs, interactive theatre fans and people of all ages.

Suitability: ages 13+/year 8 for school groups, 10+ if accompanied by parents. Drama, History, Media, Science, Maths
Themes: history, space, human accomplishment/achievement, overcoming adversity

  • Tue 22 Feb, 7.00PM
  • Wed 23 Feb, 10.00AM
  • Wed 23 Feb, 7.00PM
  • Fri 25 Feb, 10.00AM
  • Wed 2 Mar, 10.00AM
  • Wed 2 Mar, 7.00PM


Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre

Address: Corner Roe and William Streets, Northbridge WA 6003

The State Theatre Centre is located a few minutes walk from the Wellington Street Train Station and Wellington Street Bus Port. As two major public transport hubs in Perth's CBD, there are a range of busses and trains servicing this area.

Transperth InfoLine: 13 62 13
Transperth Website: http://www.transperth.wa.gov.au

Carparking (with disabled bays and lift access) is available at:
- State Library Carpark (access from James and Francis Streets)
- Cultural Centre Carpark (access from Roe Street)
- Citiplace Carpark (access from Roe Street)

- Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break during the performance, some performances may not allow latecomers entry, please check your ticket for details.
- Mobile telephones and electronice devies are to be turned off during the performance, they can sometime affect the sound equipment as well as disrupting the artists and other audience members.
- Cameras, video cameras and tape recorders will not be permitted without the consent of the promoter.

The State Theatre Centre is accessible to patrons with impared mobility. It is recommended that patrons with special requirements state their needs when booking tickets.

An infrared hearing system for deaf and hearing impared patrons is available. An Audio Description Service for blind or vision impared patrons is offered for certain performances.

Wheelchair seating is available in the Studio Underground. Please check when booking which seats are available as these may change with each performance. Accessible toilets are located on Basement 2, Basement 1, Level 2, Level 4 and in the Courtyard.

Pick up and set down points are available on William Street, close to the main entrance.

For access information visit the Department of Culture and the Arts website.

Present your ticket at some of the City's premier bars and restaurants and extend your night beyond the show. Be it an entrée or encore, these venues offer special Festival deals for $30 to keep the night alive.

The Brisbane The Brisbane Hotel
292 Beaufort Street, Highgate
P 08 9227 2300
Open Mon – Sat 11:30am to late; Sun 11:30am to 10pm
Choose any pizza on the menu with a glass of wine or a large beer
Must Winebar MUST Winebar
519 Beaufort Street, Highgate
P 8 9328 8255
Open 12noon to late, 7 Days
A glass of Laurent Perrier Brut NV Champagne and ½ a dozen Oysters, in the Champagne Lounge or Bar
Tom's Kitchen

Tom's Kitchen
3b Shafto Lane, Perth
P 08 9321 0345
Open Mon-Thur 6:30am to 9pm;  Fri 6:30am to late
Choose any main course plus a glass of wine

Manhattan's Bar Manhattan's Bar
243 Albany Hwy, Victoria Park
P 08 9361 2237
A bottle of house wine and a gourmet pizza
Platform Restaurant Platform Restaurant
7/240 St Georges Terrace, Perth
P 08 9226 3636
Open Mon – Tues 7am to 6pm; Wed – Fri 7am to late
Sweet potato, tomato, spinach, leek, feta tart, roast pepper, parmesan salad
Salt and pepper squid with mango, mint, cucumber mixed leaves, lime aioli
With a glass of Flametree Sauvignon Blanc Semillon or a Corona or a Flametree Cab Merlot

Bookings may be required, mention Entrees & Encores when making your reservation or order.