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Cluedo! The Interactive Game returns to Brisbane this April!

Queensland’s biggest ever immersive theatre season promises more melodrama, more laughter, and more suspense as the popular murder-mystery game leaps off the board and into one of the city’s Heritage-listed buildings. Audience members are called upon to play the part of guests and amateur sleuths at a doomed 1930s cocktail party and must collect clues throughout the evening to solve the bloody crime. Was it Professor Plum, in the Conservatory with the candlestick, or Miss Scarle...

Supercell, A triple threat dance festival returns to Brisbane for a third year!

The premier showcase of contemporary dance leaps on to stages across the city, spotlighting Queensland’s major dance companies including Expressions Dance Company, Dancenorth, Queensland Ballet, Phluxus2 Dance Collective and The Farm as well as interstate artists and emerging and independent talent. Curator and co-founder Kate Usher said the 2019 theme was The view from here: Dance in the Asia Pacific and encompasses seven major performance pieces, emerging works, a film program, a ...

2019 Outback Comedy Gala returns!

Headlined by comedy festival veteran Dave Williams ("David Williams who has a Jim Carrey look and manner brings the house down" – USA Today), the Outback Comedy Gala hits the dusty road with Christine Basil (Melbourne International Comedy Festival, ABC-TV’s One Size Fits All), Ting Lim ("Funny, charming stuff" – The Heckler), and Craig Quartermaine (“A once in a lifetime show” – Australia Times). The 2019 Outback Comedy Gala will visit 15 towns across central and western ...

Melbourne International Comedy Festival presents James Acaster at Brisbane Powerhouse Theatre!

With intricate, personal storytelling and polished writing, James reaches new heights of pitch-perfect stand-up with Cold Lasagna Hate Myself. His previous three shows Recognise, Represent & Reset and Recap formed his four-part Netflix series, Repertoire, making him the first UK comic to shoot more than one Netflix Original special.   //   Along with a host of UK TV credits including Mock the Week and Live At the Apollo, the acclaimed comedian sold out his debut ...

Cirque du Soleil is returning to Australia with Kurios

Tickets ON SALE from Monday 18 March at 9am by visiting cirquedusoleil.com/kurios or by calling 1800 036 685. KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities had its world premiere in Montréal April 2014 and since its debut, the critics have been raving across North America: “It is not to be missed on any account,” said Chris Jones in The Chicago Tribune.  “KURIOS is the most enthralling, consistently over-the-top magical show Cirque du Soleil has sent our way in a long time,” raved Robert ...

Dangerous Liaisons Ballet is coming to QPAC

Based on Pierre Choderlos de Laclos’ time-honoured novel, Queensland Ballet’s Artistic Associate and world-renowned choreographer Liam Scarlett breathes life into this sultry tale in a world premiere production. Set amongst the aristocratic elite of late 18th century France, this evocative and vivid work will scintillate audiences.   //   With a story that has captivated audiences around the world for over 200 years, Dangerous Liaisons is a hedonistic tale of love, ...

The 15th annual Sydney Comedy Festival announces a huge 2019 program!

Across four big weeks from 22nd April to 19th May, the Festival will welcome performers from all corners of the globe including Joe Lycett (UK), David O’Doherty (IRE), Daniel Sloss (SCO), Melanie Bracewell (NZ), Ron Funches (USA), Storm Xu (CHN), Dusty Rich (RSA), Jinx Yeo (SGP), Kanan Gill (IND), Takashi Wakasugi (JPN), Ivan Aristeguieta (VEN) and Gillian English (CAN). Crowd favourites taking to the Festival stages include Danny Bhoy (SCO), Arj Barker (USA), Jay Pharoah (USA), Lauren ...

Reagan Kelly coming soon to Metro Arts!

Tim Hill directs award winning playwright Lewis Treston’s quintessentially Brisbane show that Queensland audiences have never seen. Everyone is telling former school captain Reagan Kelly that she should get a degree, get a job, get married and do the whole ‘life’ thing… but what do they really know about life? Her parents are getting divorced, her brother is dating a creep, even her gay best friend has lost his sparkle and her last suicide attempt was a total failure.   // ...

Queerstories returns to Brisbane Comedy Festival!

Fast becoming an institution round the country, Queerstories sells out shows in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and regional areas, bringing storytellers from all walks of life to the stage.   //   Funny, moving, surprising and engaging, the stories from Queerstories are also available on the podcast, and as a collection of short stories published by Hachette Australia in 2018 and launched at the Sydney Opera House. Queerstories 9 March 2019 Powerhouse Theatre, Brisbane ...

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Interactive Screening is returning to the Schonell Theatre this month!

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW interactive screening with live Cards 4 Sorrow floorshow returns to Schonell Theatre, St Lucia on Friday 22 March. Don't miss a screening of the 1975 cult movie classic with live floorshow by local fan troupe Cards 4 Sorrow. Whilst you watch the movie on the huge Schonell cinema screen, Cards 4 Sorrow bring The Rocky Horror Picture Show to life as an interactive floorshow on the stage below. With Time Warping in the aisles! Dress up and sing-along! ...