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Single Asian Female at La Boite

Set on the Sunshine Coast, this hilarious play looks at three women at three key stages of their lives; high school, one’s reproductive prime, and menopause - all grappling with specifically female issues. From the pressure of choosing between fertility and career goals, to navigating high school and girl gang politics, to trying to survive and be strong for yourself and others when you’re trapped in an abusive relationship. Single Asian Female is about women navigating distinctly ...

Cargo Club at Metro Arts

The club-style performance will rattle the six storey warehouse in Brisbane’s CBD with a unique blend of cool tunes, spoken word, ancient rituals, live art, cultural performances and retro-futurist technologies in the Sue Benner Theatre.   //   Transporting audiences across the world from rural villages to bustling city centers, Cargo Club dishes up a rich experience filled with deeply cultural and intimately personal stories presented in eight languages. Between ...

House of Mirrors at Brisbane Powerhouse

Since the 19th Century, mirror mazes have been trapping and reflecting participants, challenging those that venture into them, both physically and psychologically, resulting in delight, amazement and sometimes, fear. // The House of Mirrors includes Kaleidoscopic like chambers, voids, doorways and darkened breaks, the purist and most traditional form of a mirrored maze. No added gimmicks, no special effects, no special lighting, no sound track or soundscape.  The primary ingredients ...

The Story of Brisbane at Brisbane Powerhouse

Against the backdrop of the Brisbane River and with Brisbane Powerhouse at the heart of the narrative, The Story of Brisbane is packed with anecdote, humour and information as it celebrates the many wondrous ways writers have seen our city. // Accompany Therese and Tim as they transform themselves into a variety of characters from the works of writers– past and present, well known and less well known. Witty, enthusiastic and steeped in Brisbane cultural knowledge, Therese and Tim ...

A Streetcar Named Desire at La Boite

Join a stellar cast for a hothouse melodrama, bursting with a distinctive New Orleans cultural blend of live music onstage, with vocals by Kristal West (featured on Channel 9’s The Voice as part of duo ZK). // Be seduced by Blanche DuBois (Bridie Carter) as she wrestles with the irrepressible Stanley Kowalski (Travis McMahon) in the bitter-sweet, Pulitzer winning masterpiece by Tennessee Williams. A striking work that resonates as strongly today as it did in 1947 for its reverbera...

Snow White at La Boîte

At once enticing and confronting, this retelling will upend fairy-tale expectations, disturbingly blurring the boundaries of good and evil, beauty and ugliness, truth and lies, trust and betrayal, killer and prey. // Four musicians and four extraordinary singer/actors from styles spanning opera to rock join forces to create a musical and theatrical world that is sensual, immersive and evocative. Audiences will be up close and in-the-round with the sweat and muscle; blood and ...

Troppo at the Brisbane Festival

On a deserted island far, far away a rag tag circus troupe is washed up on a beach. Dazed and unfamiliar with their colourful new world they venture into the island with often hilarious results. Will they make it off or will the tropical, warm climate make them all go a little... ‘troppo’? In this 'Alice in Wonderland meets The Tempest’ action-packed new show, be taken on a colourful journey through the dazzling landscapes of the mystical island of Troppo. A daring new acrobatic ...

Rules of the Game at the Brisbane Festival

This Australian exclusive is fresh from its premiere in Dallas in May and ahead of its New York premiere in November. // Rules Of The Game, based loosely on Pirandello, is a multidisciplinary work for eight dancers – some of the most gifted of their generation – featuring dance, video and sculpture. This is dance as visual art. Bokaer is the youngest dancer to ever join Merce Cunningham’s company and is Robert Wilson’s regular choreographic collaborator. His crisp, ...

Meow Meow’s Little Mermaid at the Brisbane Festival

In this glittering production, a world of sea shanties gives way to a spirited array of contemporary originals by the likes of Sirens Amanda Palmer, Kate Miller-Heidke and Megan Washington, as a young mermaid longs to gain a human soul, body, and the love of a young prince. In part two of the ‘little’ trilogy that began with Meow Meow’s Little Match Girl in 2011, the cat is back, and she’s not afraid to go into the water! This operatic and outrageous sea ride features a posse of ...

Muscle Memory at Judith Wright Centre

An evening of heartfelt and virtuosic works performed by Collusion, alongside Queensland Ballet’s exciting young pre-professional dancers. Experience the heightened synchronicity of dance and live music in these lyrical, muscular and intimate chamber ballets.   //   Featuring three group dance works - Refraction, Transition Sequence, Urban Myths; and two intimate duets - Mourning Song and Transference. Muscle Memory creates a varied evening of the best Australian chamber ...