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The Neighbourhood Theatre Review

Different avenues to the same hopeful destination. Those paths are lined with obstacles of omission and the hurdles of acceptance. Sometimes it’s just an uncaring aside that cuts the deepest. Embracing a world view outside the easily known is often a step too far. Rattle the cage of easy avoidance. Each remembrance carries the weight of deeply felt emotion, sometimes through appalling apathy, sometimes amid armed conflagration or even the deep desire for anonymity. After giving our ...

Paul McDermott & Gatesy are coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse

Best known as the middle-men of two of Australia’s greatest musical-comedy trios, Paul McDermott (Doug Anthony All-stars ) and Steven Gates (Tripod) lock harmonies and minds in one unmissable show. An evening of beauty and heartbreak, freshly-minted comedy concoctions, old squabbles and spontaneous nonsense.   //   Don’t miss the chance to see these two extraordinary talents, together at last. Paul McDermott & Gatesy 7-8 March 2020 Brisbane Powerhouse, ...

Speed: The Movie, The Play

Climb aboard our vintage Volvo for this shameless comedic homage to the 1994 action thriller, Speed, the film which proved once and for all the best drama is on public transport.   //   After sell out seasons at Sydney Fringe and Perth Fringe World, this high-octane trip down the highway of 90s nostalgia makes an explosive return to the Brisbane Comedy Festival. Warning: contains Hollywood-ish special effects and jokes about Keanu Reeves’ career. Speed: The ...

The Rocky Horror Picture Show interactive screening is coming to Schonell Theatre this March!

Don't miss a screening of the 1975 movie musical classic complete 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! "This is the ONLY way to experience this movie," Fletcher said. Prebook & save! Bookings are essential. Grab your fishnets and ...

Double Denim Adventure Show is coming to Brisbane Powerhouse

This is every contiki tour that has ever gone wrong. This is Jumanji meets Absolutely Fabulous. No map, no shame, a little bit of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. Bring spare knickers, it’s going to be a very cool party.   //   TOP COMEDY PICK Ed Fringe 2019 (The Sunday Times, Scottish Daily Mail and METRO) WINNER Directors’ Choice Award Melbourne Comedy Festival 2018 Double Denim Adventure Show 6 - 8 March 2020 Turbine Studio, Brisbane Powerhouse www.brisbane...

Forbidden Romance: A Love Cabaret at Metro Arts

Now we turn the tables on opera and musicale! With the stunning voices of Irena Lysiuk and Henry Kafoa, music’s greatest genre rivals are entwined in their own romantic comedy Forbidden Romance: A love cabaret! Drama and hilarity will ensue!   //   Join Brisbane City Opera as we explore the turmoils and tantrums of this forbidden love through the all-time favourites of opera and the modern musicals. Forbidden Romance: A Love Cabaret 5 – 8 February 2020 Epson ...

Boyle and Waters in Leotard at Metro Arts

Two performers. Dozens of vintage leotards. A million sequins. Who were the women who wore these leotards? What were their secrets? And how many interpretive dance routines will there be?   //   Leotards reveal the truth of the body, underneath the most absurd layers of adornment. In LEOTARD, Boyle and Waters reveal the truths of these characters under their absurd adornment of mental sequins. Leotard is a timely exploration of the performance of womanhood via ...

The Australian Ballet The Happy Prince is coming to QPAC next month

The possibilities for dance in Wilde’s characters – the golden Prince, his loyal friend the Swallow, the seductive Reed, the pitiful Match Girl – will be fabulously realised in Murphy’s distinctive choreographic style.   //   The Happy Prince features a specially commissioned score from the renowned composer Christopher Gordon, who composed the scores for the films Mao’s Last Dancer, Ladies in Black and Master and Commander, alongside the work of award-winning ...

The award winning cabaret Exposing Edith is coming to QPAC this March

This breathtaking show features classics such “La Vie En Rose”, “Padam” and “Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien” uniquely reworked using voice and acoustic guitar to create an exquisite mix of authentic, vintage French pop and contemporary sounds. Created and performed by Greg Wain on guitar and Australia’s very own ‘little sparrow’ Michaela Burger on vocals, the songs are punctuated with a collection of extraordinary stories of Piaf’s life which are recounted by Burger, who ...

Hayley Sugars – Songs of Desire is coming to the Opera Queensland Studio

Hayley’s impressive career includes contracts with the prestigious German companies Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden and the Landestheater Coburg. While in Europe, Hayley performed some 15 roles, including Rosina in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia and Suzuki in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly – a performance for which she was named a finalist in Germany’s prestigious Der Faust Awards.   //   Since returning to Australia, Hayley has established herself as a loved voice ...