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Fly-In Fly-Out at JWCOCA

Meet Jenny. She’s 15. Life’s pretty crazy right now. Jenny lives in a small Queensland mining town, she’s falling in love for the first time and every afternoon she has to work the fryer at the Chook Nook, where the only thing more tasteless than the chicken is her boss’ fake tan. Developed in consultation with young people from communities across Central Queensland, Fly-In Fly-Out is an hilarious and touching play that shows how we all strive to adapt when our world changes ...

Medea at La Boite

When Medea fell for Jason, she fell hard. Hard enough to sacrifice everything to be with him. She deceived her father, committed murder, left the comforts of her homeland and bore him two sons. So when a power-hungry Jason takes up with a younger woman, Medea’s humiliation quickly turns to revenge and a horrible plan is hatched. Nothing is off limits. No one is safe. Not even the children. Acclaimed Australian playwright Suzie Miller’s elegant adaptation will be played in the ...

Judith Lucy: Ask No Questions Of The Moth Australian Tour

A truly awful year for Judith always leads to a great show for her fans and 2014 was magnificently terrible. Think death and early menopause and you’ll be in the ballpark. Always hilarious, honest and occasionally shocking, Judith doesn’t write a show unless she has something to say and she’s more than ready for this one. It is virtually impossible to imagine the Australian comedy scene without Judith Lucy and luckily this year, you won’t have to. After three years off the stage ...

Babushka: Doll at JWCOCA

Babushka beckons you into their musical dreamhouse for a very grown-up play-date with the first childhood BFF, the doll. Swinging like a ragdoll between cute and creepy, the Babushka gals will nurse dolls, break dolls and become dolls in their original arrangements of everything from Regurgitator to Offenbach. Prepare to be seduced, comforted and tickled all to a darkly comedic musical playlist featuring everything from opera, 80s pop, nursery rhymes and rock’n’roll. Stroll down the ...

Argus – Dead Puppet Society

Step into this whimsical wonderland where table tops grow grass and water bottles become the depths of the ocean. Making use of nothing but household objects and the performers’ hands, Argus transcends from the simple to the sublime exploring the fragile attempts of this little creature to find a home in a world where he just doesn’t fit in. Working on principles of found objects and transformation, this quietly touching piece highlights the beauty of an impossible life; one that ...

Natalie Weir’s The Host at QPAC

Who really holds the power at this sophisticated table? And who will be in control by the time coffee is served? Combining gripping dance theatre with a touch of explosive fun, The Host will take you on a thrilling ride through the lifestyles of the power hungry. You will be struck by the sublime costumes by Brisbane-based fashion designer Gail Sorronda, the live music performed by Southern Cross Soloists and the enduring story told by multiple award-winning choreographer, Natalie ...

Absinthe by Spiegelworld

The exceptionally talented and sexy performers from across the globe have been described by notorious Las Vegas reporter Robin Leach as “naughty and nice, exotic and erotic, wild and wacky.” Las Vegas Review Journal described the show as “hip and edgy, with breathtaking circus acts and a dash of raunch”. The thriving Las Vegas residency of Absinthe commenced in 2011, playing on the forecourt of Caesars Palace following several summer seasons in Spiegelworld’s iconic spiege...

The Mayne Effect

How were his children to cope? Leaving behind a family once so prominent within society, The Mayne Effect explores the turbulent lives of five very different individuals. Two of the children descended into madness, whilst the others fought most of their lives to clear the family name. This production investigates the madness and scandal that haunted generations, and poses the question, “can wealth buy you forgiveness?” Flowers Theatre Company in association with the 2015 Anywhere ...

La Soirée at QPAC

Get ready to experience LA SOIRÉE’s potent cocktail of cabaret, new burlesque, circus sideshow and contemporary variety in a re-imagined QPAC Playhouse, where every audience member sits on stage within touching distance of the performers. Ten years bold and fresh from a sold out world tour with their hottest line-up yet, LA SOIRÉE continues to be a theatrical phenomenon, showcasing the crème de la crème of the cabaret world in a unique and inspirational night of live entertainmen...

Samson at La Boite

Essie, Beth and Sid are on the cusp of adulthood at the arse-end of the world. Together in a small Queensland town they laugh, sunbathe, fight, dream and pray for some kind of future that they can’t quite picture. The accidental death of a friend has torn apart all their assumptions about loyalty, love and life. And when a new kid comes to town with his own secrets and baggage, their fragile equilibrium faces a fresh test. Barely-healed wounds are reopened, new allegiances are formed ...