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Slam Poetry + Symphony Orchestra at Brisbane Powerhouse!

Controversial stories through spoken word and the sounds of Queensland Symphony Orchestra – what a combo! Slam Poet and renowned wordsmith Luka Lesson will team together with the incredible Queensland Symphony Orchestra – for a one night only as part of the 2018 WAVE Festival on Friday 20 April 2018. An Australian poet of Greek heritage, Luka Lesson has a way with words and will apply his unique blend of performance poetry and lyricism, dissecting the legacy and effect left by Major ...

Hot Brown Honey Theatre Review

Mixing up elements of cabaret, burlesque, music, physical theatre and dance in a wild cavalcade of bright colours and big energy, Hot Brown Honey shrinks a big room down to the intimacy of a friend’s living room. A very groovy friend with hip-hop, James Brown and Living Colour spinning round and round and round. // Presenting their ideas in a confrontation way with the shake of the hip and a sly wink, the seven women make it very clear that they are not going to take anything but ...

Smash hit Hot Brown Honey returns to Brisbane in April!

Steeped in the Word of The Mother and packing a punch of Hip Hop politics, Hot Brown Honey will make you laugh until you cry, clap until your hands bleed, dance in the aisles and shake every part of what your mama gave you.   //   With lighting, music and costume set to ignite the change we want to be, Hot Brown Honey is an extraordinary production that spins tradition on its head, going above and beyond to challenge boundaries and embrace resilience. Hot Brown Honey is ...

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. Direc...

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 Brisbane Powerhouse www.brisbanepowerhouse.org *may contain traces of nuts