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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...

July 5, 2019

This is a story of a six-year-old girl, kidnapped by a troll, locked up, and told she is sick. Now only the power of a giant can save her.

Using a childhood fairy tale to communicate serious and difficult messages, Cassie Workman’s Giantess is an example of masterful st...

July 5, 2019

Leave your inhibitions at the door! Saucy, filthy and wonderfully inappropriate, Reuben Kaye delights the audiences with risqué acts and bountiful personality in his new cabaret show at Melt: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture


Keeping the audiences on their feet, Kay...

July 3, 2019

Once every two years Brisbane becomes the stage for one of the most acclaimed international piano festivals and competitions in the world: Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition and Festival. Organised by the legendary pianist’s daughter, Natasha Vlassenko, and her husband Ol...

July 1, 2019

A robust audience greeted L’amante Anglaise on Friday night for the opening of its brief season at QUT Gardens Theatre. The play, written by Marguerite Duras and translated from the French by Barbara Bray, is concerned with the murder and dismemberment of a French woma...

July 1, 2019


The 2019 Melt Festival Comedy Gala at the Brisbane Powerhouse last night was a smorgasbord of gay, lesbian, and transgender stand-ups — kind of like hilarious tapas, only you are left feeling satisfied!

The Menu…

MEXICAN BURITO...

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 30, 2019

Ask a non-theatregoer to name a Shakespeare play – or even just a play – and there’s a good chance they’ll say Romeo and Juliet. As one of the most famous offerings in the history of western drama, it’s difficult to find a new spin on this old tale of doomed lovers. Bu...

May 18, 2019

Since 1995, Vulcana Circus have entertained and empowered Brisbane audiences and beyond with their unique style of community circus. Showing at the Anywhere Festival, As If No One is Watching was developed with mature women’s dance collective WaW, digital design compan...

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...

May 11, 2019

Minola Theatre’s Highway of Lost Hearts is Australian feminist theatre at its finest! Its short season opened at the Anywhere Festival this week to a sold-out audience at the Seven Hills Hub.

Written by playwright Mary Anne Butler, the one-woman play is the story of Mot...

May 7, 2019

The Anywhere Festival is back again starting this Thursday until May 26. With nearly 500 performances to choose from, there’s a show for all tastes. Here, we share our picks for the annual festival that brings you theatre anywhere (except for in a theatre):

For lovers o...

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