The Pitch @ Subiaco Arts Centre


The Pitch
By Peter Houghton

Written and performed by Peter Houghton
Directed by Anne Browning
Lighting Design by Paul Jackson
Sound Design by David Franzke

Hilarious Hollywood

After smash hit seasons in London, Edinburgh and Melbourne, The Pitch is coming to Perth!

Walter Weinermann, screenwriter, is on the brink. He’s broke, his agent is pressuring him, the most important pitch of his career to a panel of bigshot Hollywood producers is less than an hour away, and his girlfriend has left him.

Will the panel buy Walter’s idea? Should Clint or Russell play the lead? Is there a role for De Niro? Will Walter win an Oscar? And, most importantly, will he get his girl back? In a one-man blockbuster performance, author and actor Peter Houghton ‘channels’ Clint Eastwood, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Rock, Jet Li, Sean Connery, Catherine Zeta Jones and many others with a miraculously sharp eye for the Hollywood cliché as he takes the audience on a whirlwind journey through cities and continents, across decades and eras, into and out of genres, all without leaving Walter’s flat.

To watch a short video trailer or for more information about The Pitch visit

“Peter Houghton is funny. His play, The Pitch, is really funny … a romp … hilarious … a riot ….” The Herald-Sun

“If I were Prime Minister, Peter Houghton would have his own national TV series. The man is a comic genius.” Hannie Rayson, playwright and screenwriter

Book your tickets online at, call 9484 1133 or drop into any BOCS Outlet. For group bookings [6 +] please phone 9321 6831.

Venue: Subiaco Arts Centre
Season: 22 July – 2 August

A Palpable Hits Production. Presented by Black Swan Theatre Company and Critical Stages in association with Subiaco Arts Centre.


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