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November 30, 2018

For the past five years, award-winning mentalist and magician, Matt Tarrant, has been performing sell-out shows at the Adelaide Fringe Festival. Last night, for the first time at the 2018 Wonderland Festival, Brisbane got to experience why so many people flock to see h...

November 24, 2018

Borrowing many elements from traditional Greek comedy theatre, Larry’s Odyssey is a completely immersive (and sometimes confronting) experience for the audience. The fourth wall is broken down and the audience become part of the show as participants of Larry’s ‘Voice 1...

October 19, 2018

Just when you think you’ve seen everything there is to see about film and theatre’s technology use and genres, along comes Frogman; a thriller like no other!

A superb blend of theatre with 360-degree film and binaural sound, Frogman blurs the lines between reality and f...

October 13, 2018

Infamous is a visual feast of entertainment that leaves the gluttonous more than satisfied. Promising to be unlike any circus seen before, Infamous definitely kept its word.


The extravagant opening number involving the entire cast and crew sets the scene for a spectacu...

October 2, 2018

This touring circus is everything you expect to see inside a big top, but much, much more — and with a special twist on stereotypes! 


Thanks to the award-winning film starring Hugh Jackman, The Greatest Showman has put traditional circuses on everyone’s radar again. Hu...

September 13, 2018

Opening last night at the Brisbane Festival’s Theatre Republic, Yummy defied the conventions of a traditional drag show and entertained the audience with a folly showcase of hilarious sketches in fabulous costumes and wigs.


The cleverest comedy cabaret sketches to have...

September 9, 2018

With more wow factor than the seven wonders, Charlie Chaplin meets modern circus cabaret in Life the Show at the 2018 Brisbane Festival. 

Starring international clown Goos Meeuwsen (whose credits include Cirque du Soleil), Life the Show is a superbly entertaining, yet s...

August 27, 2018

If anyone can make a packed audience laugh at the bright and early hour of 2pm on a Sunday afternoon, it’s stand-up comedian MJ Wong. There was no one to warm the starkly sober crowd for his Bris Funny Fest encore show, In the Wong Family; but when you watch a comedian...

August 18, 2018

Local Brisbane comedian Chris Martin recently stepped out of 10-minute sets and grew into comedy adulthood with his first one-hour show, Claw Machine, at the 2018 Bris Funny Fest.

Entertaining a crowd by yourself for an entire 60 minutes when you’re used to doing a quar...

July 25, 2018

Read on to find out what’s happening on stage in August and you could win tickets to Karakorum: A Medieval Musical Journey with narration by David Wenham.

June 30, 2018

Etta James’ rags to riches rollercoaster of a life had more twists and turns than a Chubby Checker song. Her story was told to audiences this week at the Brisbane Powerhouse through a two-hour narrative concert, At Last: The Etta James Story

Etta’s most famous songs w...

May 31, 2018

Queensland audiences are set to enter a world of high fashion, glittering parties and slick comedy with Opera Queensland’s production of the The Merry Widow at QPAC. Champagne, silky ballroom gowns and the intrigue of the salons and cabarets of Paris are the order of t...

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