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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...

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 23, 2018

Three fast paced acts, three amazing sets, live orchestra, delicious humour, plot twists and more – this is The Merry Widow staged by Opera Queensland!

If you ever thought that opera is boring, it is time to re-think. This is Oscar Wilde meets slapstick comedy! A juicy...

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...

May 12, 2018

Glampire Masquerade is a glamorous, fun and interactive show where the spectators are a part of the action.

This innovative production by Folly Games combines acting, singing, dancing, circus and a live band with audience members making up an extended cast.

On arrival yo...

April 5, 2018

A provocative and spectacular revue, Hot Brown Honey is a lively feminist rally at which the audience are invited to ‘make some noise’ and join the hip hop revolution.

February 26, 2018

Permission To Speak by Chamber Made is a work about communication. But beware! It does not mean that you will be guided through the story step by step. Instead a symphony of sounds and vocal fireworks enhanced by the actors’ exceptional theatre craft will take you on a...

December 8, 2017

A Very Naughty Christmas is a riotous romp that lives up to its name as it tears through the sanctity of Christmas, poking fun at everyone along the way.

November 19, 2017

A sassy and hopeless romantic takes us through a delightful musical journey of her failed relationship timeline via jazz covers of 90s jams and witty self-deprecation.

There’s Something About Mary(s), written by Cassie George and Michael Mandalios, is a charming and ent...

September 4, 2017

An analogy for boots, the cast comes in all shapes and sizes: tall, short, wide, skinny, and er, not so skinny. This in itself is worth pointing out because commercial productions rarely embrace diversity on stage. But this is precisely what Kinky Boots is about: accep...

December 21, 2016

More of a show than a sing-a-long (although lyrics are highlighted on stage if you do want to sing), South Bank’s Christmas Carols is an event for all ages.

It’s refreshing to see a producer embrace the multiculturalism that is Brisbane — something that is rare for lar...

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