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November 30, 2019

The premier of Rasa at the Brisbane Powerhouse’s Wonderland Festival has got us raving!


Many who follow the Brisbane comedy scene would be familiar with stand-up comedian and ABC Radio presenter Ashwin Segkar. In his new one-man show, Segkar imparts his comic genius, f...

November 14, 2019

Twenty dancers from Australia and China united on stage last night at QPAC, performing as one ensemble for a breath-taking contemporary dance performance, Matrix


Consisting of two new dance pieces by two different choreographers, the collaboration between Expressions...

September 27, 2019

The Brisbane Festival is winding down and they saved the best for last with Invisible Cities, a show extravaganza and the best production the festival has ever included in its program since it started in 1996!


Produced by London companies 59 Productions and Rambert, th...

September 25, 2019

It’s raining. You’re at home with your loved one. You dance around the room together, have a little bit of ‘me’ time, play games together, and maybe push the boundaries to see what you can get away with before pushing his limits.


This is the subjective synopsis of You...

September 8, 2019

It’s been three years since Blanc de Blanc graced the Spiegeltent at the Brisbane Festival, and now Strut & Fret have made a sequel, Blanc de Blanc Encore!


Many would say the original show was Strut & Fret’s finest, so one can’t help but be a little dubious about a seq...

September 7, 2019

The Isango Ensemble made its Australian debut with SS Mendi: Dancing the Death Drill at the Brisbane Festival 2019’s opening weekend. 


The multi award-winning South African theatre company’s new original musical is a must-see, particularly for those interested in histo...

September 2, 2019

If John Cleese and Rik Mayall had a sketch comedian baby, it would be David Massingham. Thankfully, this Raw Comedy state finalist brought his solo comedy show from Melbourne to the Bris Funny Fest at the weekend.


No stranger to Brisbane audiences, Massingham is fondly...

August 19, 2019

Hilarious comedian Ting put herself ‘Out On a Lim’ with her new show at the 2019 Bris Funny Fest and what a great show it was!


Watching Ting’s comedy is like having a drink with your best friend, only funnier. The combination of exceptional storytelling skills with dar...

July 16, 2019

Stretch and warm up your neck muscles because School of Rock will make you want to head bang with Australia’s finest young rock talent! School of Rock is the rebel child in all of us, and the courageous adult in all of our children.


Fresh from a season in Melbourne and...

July 8, 2019

Yank! is a love story like you’ve never seen before. It’s HAIR meets Pearl Harbour with a dash of Brokeback Mountain. It’s so good, it’s hard to believe no one has brought it to theatres down under sooner!

Yank! isn’t your usual run-of-the-mill musical. It will make you...

June 15, 2019

Transporting the classic Tosca to the 1970s for its season at QPAC, Opera Queensland is having an exultant effect on Brisbane audiences once again.


Featuring Australian-born international opera singers Rachelle Durkin (soprano) and Angus Wood (tenor) as the lovers, Flo...

May 13, 2019

The Dinner Party by Expressions Dance Company is a masterpiece of character tropes. Directed by Natalie Weir, this is not your usual contemporary dance performance. The Dinner Party goes above and beyond all expectations – it has meaning, it is relatable, and it is tru...

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