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Christmas Actually is returning to La Boite!

Starring Queensland’s first lady of song Naomi Price (The Voice Australia, Ladies in Black, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Christmas Actually delivers all the hits from beloved holiday classic Love Actually wrapped up with a sprig of holly and The Little Red Company’s trademark comedy and charm. Relive the magic musical moments from your favourite festive film including smash hit songs by Mariah Carey, Joni Mitchell, Norah Jones, Eva Cassidy, Kelly Clarkson, The Beach Boys and ...

Under My Eye, the new circus work from Bianca Mackail is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse

She could stay confined in her visceral minefield of contradictions, deliberations and judgments, but she allows the box to crack open and exposes the honest shit storm of her ramblings and the joy and passion of her beautifully distorted chaos.   //   A fiercely vulnerable and extreme physical adventure into the unrelenting chitchat of the mind. Always searching for story, dissecting, criticising, categorising, judging and boxing them all up into distorted ideas and ...

Tower of Babel is coming to Metro Arts this month

Tower of Babel hosts story-telling. Persian and Australian recollections of the Transit of Venus awaken the mythology and history of the characters and the audience. “They believed the Transit of Venus would reveal to them the height of the heavens. And the curve of this multi-lingual coastline.” Tower of Babel hosts a Persian Party. It is Nahid and Marout’s last night in Australia before they travel to Iraq. Nahid was a political journalist in Iran before she came to Australia ...

Awesome Ocean Party is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse this month!

She invites you, her party guests, into the depths of her three hearts. Through song, storytelling and ocean-themed everything she weaves together a tale of love, loss, longing and legends of amphibious family histories. An exploration into our need for human connection, it asks: how can we transform our pain and fear into vulnerability and courage allowing us to be imperfectly human, together?   //   Awesome Ocean Party was nominated for Best Cabaret at Melbourne ...

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons is coming to La Boite

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons imagines a world where we’re forced to say less. It’s about what we say and how we say it; about the things we can only hear in the silence; about dead cats, activism, eye contact and lemons, lemons, lemons, lemons, lemons.   //   Under Matt Seery’s incisive direction, La Boite’s Young Artist Company will deconstruct and reconstruct the work as an ensemble of twelve performers, taking on Steiner’s sharp, dystopian two-hander ...

Cast announced for Bran Nue Dae 30th Anniversary Tour!

Recognised as a National Living Treasure, Dingo has had an accomplished acting career spanning more than four decades. He first performed the role of the wily Uncle Tadpole in the original 1990 tour of Bran Nue Dae and again in the 2009 film adaptation of the musical. The revival will have a real family flare with up to three generations involved. Original Kuckles member Stephen Pigram will once again tour as part of the band, this time with his daughters Naomi and Ngaire as the Associ...

Cirque du Soleil acclaimed show KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities™ is coming to Brisbane this January!

Due to overwhelming demand, the Brisbane season has already been extended through to February 9! KURIOS will premiere under a brand-new white-and-grey Big Top on 10 January 2020 in Northshore Hamilton. Written and directed by Michel Laprise, KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities is a tale in which time comes to a complete stop, transporting the audience inside a fantasy world where everything is possible. //   In this realm set in the latter half of the nineteenth century, ...

Die Hard: The Movie, The Play is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse

With only a gun, a white singlet and the Dad from TV sitcom Family Matters, John McClane must use his wits to survive (and deliver some pithy one-liners).   //   Full of bare-footed action, danger and their trademark low-fi special effects, this new comedy from the team that brought you Speed: The Movie, The Play and Titanic: The Movie, The Play will have you screaming “yippee-ki-yay“. Die Hard: The Movie, The Play 21 November - 01 December 2019 Brisbane ...

Jonathan Van Ness: Road to Beijing Comedy Tour

As the star of the Emmy-nominated web series Gay of Thrones, and the Emmy-winning reality show Queer Eye, Jonathan has become known in the entertainment industry for his fabulous, unstoppable energy.   //   For the first time ever, he will bring that energy to the stand-up stages of Australia and New Zealand, with his unforgettable live show, serving cirque-du-so-gay-realness between stand-up sets so good your face will be in need of a massage from all the smiling. ...

Antigone will be Queensland Theatre’s 2019 season finale!

Matilda award-winner Merlynn Tong’s adaptation of Sophocles’ 441 BC play Antigone is a compelling and fitting final production for Queensland Theatre in a year that has featured several powerful works that challenged the status quo. Antigone opens on October 26 and runs until November 16 in Queensland Theatre’s Bille Brown Theatre. The show reunites powerhouse actors, Logie award-nominee Jessica Tovey (QT’s Constellations also in TV’s Bad Mothers, Wolf Creek, Home & Away, ...