Shakespeare meets Tim Finn for Queensland Theatre’s Twelfth Night at QPAC this April!
A shipwreck sets in motion a wild and whimsical tale of mistaken identities, separated twins, rebellious servants, unrequited love and a pair of ridiculous yellow stockings. After the twelfth night, the land of Illyria will never be the same.
Washed ashore and separated from her twin brother, the plucky Viola must learn to survive alone in an exotic foreign country. Disguising herself as a man, she quickly becomes entangled in a web of amorous pursuits gone awry. ...
The 39 Steps now playing at the Cremorne Theatre QPAC!
In this production, Jon Halpin directs an all-Queensland cast of four including; Hugh Parker (Scenes from a Marriage, Noises Off!), Liz Buchanan (Much Ado About Nothing & Gimm Tales), Leon Cain (I Love You Bro, Orphans & An Oak Tree) and Bryan Probets (Pirates of the Caribbean & The Great Gatsby).
Halpin said he feels blessed to be able to revisit Patrick Barlow’s work (creator of the original stage adaptation in London 2005). “This is my fourth outing as director on a ...
Supercell: Festival of Contemporary Dance Brisbane
Supercell is an annual contemporary dance festival held in Brisbane, Australia. The Festival presents a program of the highest-calibre contemporary dance to develop and connect choreographers, dancers, and audiences alike in a celebration of city, culture and community.
Sprinkling the palate and offering more than just a great night at the theatre, Supercell invites you to try out our Participate and Think programs to unpack and demystify the art form of contemp...
Fleabag at Brisbane Powerhouse
Fleabag may seem over-sexed, emotionally unfiltered and in denial, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. With family and friendships under strain and a guinea pig themed café struggling to keep afloat, Fleabag suddenly finds herself with nothing to lose.
Stumbling through a maze of social anxiety, disastrous job interviews and meaningless sex, Fleabag serves up an uproariously funny and true account of some sort of a female living her sort of life.
The Dead Devils of Cockle Creek at La Boîte
Working out of a small shack in the isolated wilds of south-western Tasmania, George, an environmental scientist, is trying to save the world one Tassie Devil at a time. Since she was a small girl she has dreamt of halting the advance of climate change, but saving a species in the middle of nowhere will have to do, for now…
Sharing the cramped shack with George is Harris, a ranger with an annoying chicken nugget obsession, who has been charged with bringing a feral dog plague under ...
Bloom at JWCOCA
Inspired by the shapes and shades of nature’s most beautiful creations, Bloom is a bold and colourful new show from Circa’s youth ensemble, Circa Zoo.
18 young acrobats take to the stage performing remarkable circus feats covering solos, duos and group acrobatics with everything from aerial skills to Chinese pole. Accompanied by live music and original scoring, Bloom is a vivid new work exploring the development and growth of our youth.
Colourful and ...
Comedy favourite Arj Barker returns to Brisbane Powerhouse!
“As always, I start with the finest free-range topics, nurture them until they’re brimming with wholesome hilarity, and ready for the tellin’. Remember, my cruelty-free jokes are ALWAYS tested on animals, and 100% goat-approved by the time you hear them. That’s quality you can trust.”
Arj Barker - Organic*
01-17 December 2017
*may contain traces of nuts
Wasteland at Brisbane Powerhouse
Besieged by mountains of rubbish, 12 extraordinary young performers recycle and reuse discarded items, reimagining circus and what our future could be. Wasteland is about potential, hope, resilience and survival – replacing recognisable circus apparatus with repurposed materials and scrap.
Developed by Flipside’s performance troupe, renowned circus artist Chelsea McGuffin and dramaturge Robert Kronk, Wasteland combines amazing aerials with frenetic ground and ...
La Boite unveils powerful female-led 2018 Season
“It is no surprise that our 2018 season has a vital and strong group of female artists leading the charge,” La Boite Artistic Director and CEO Todd MacDonald said.
“Throughout its 90+ year history, La Boite has been heavily influenced by formidable and talented women, from Barbara Sisley and Babette Stephens to Jennifer Blocksidge and Sue Rider.
“In 2018, our season tackles global issues, personal narratives, innovative forms, and a host of exciting new collaborations, ...
The Lonesome West at JWCOCA
Well-meaning but troubled priest, Father Welsh, desperately attempts to reconcile the brothers fearing their violence will spiral towards a bloody end. Girleen, a beautiful young school girl, provides hope for a brighter future, if only the men can find compassion in their hearts.
The Lonesome West is a darkly irreverent but uproariously funny black comedy, from Martin McDonagh, the Academy Award-winning author of In Bruges.
The Lonesome West
8 - 18 November ...