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Hans Zimmer Live is tourning Australian this October!

Having previously wowed audiences around the world in 2017, during his ‘Hans Zimmer Revealed’ tour, the iconic composer will return to the stage in 2019 for three massive shows in Australia, hitting Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, The Entertainment Center in Brisbane and the prestigious Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. “Performing a concert series like ‘Hans Zimmer Revealed’ was something I always wanted to do in Australia and I’m thrilled that I got to do that in 2017”. Said Hans ...

Queensland Theatre world premiere of L’Appartement coming this August

With previews commencing Saturday August 3 and the season running until Saturday August 31 in the Cremorne Theatre, L’Appartement is inspired by Murray-Smith’s three-month holiday in Paris with her daughter. Says Murray-Smith, “We ended up staying in a swanky minimal Airbnb near the Bastille while our hosts travelled. The experience made me think about the style of the space we all choose to live in and the contrast of chaos and order both literally and psychologically. After the ...

Lady Beatle returns to La Boite this August!

Starring Australian stage and screen siren Naomi Price (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical; Ladies in Black; Rumour Has It), Lady Beatle is a rollicking magical mystery tour soundtracked by The Beatles’ biggest chart toppers, including Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds, Eleanor Rigby, Yellow Submarine, Blackbird, Here Comes the Sun, With A Little Help From My Friends and Penny Lane.   //   Rediscover The Beatles’ immortal catalogue reimagined and reinterpreted through ...

School Of Rock Theatre Review

Would this clash between the inclusive and earthy power of rock and the frivolous glitz of Broadway type theatre work? Would the fourteen new Lloyd Webber songs rock or talk? The songs actually end up being quite a mixed bag. Many of the ALW songs drag a bit are they are generally too long and don’t fit comfortably with a rock ethos. The songs from the movie are a different thing altogether and they really save the day. They help to elevate the proceedings substantially and the audience ...

HOTA to welcome HAIR direct from the Sydney Opera House in Queensland exclusive!

HOTA is the exclusive home of HAIR in Queensland and follows an opening launch program for the Outdoor Stage last year which featured exclusive performances by acclaimed artists Tim Minchin, Laurie Andersonand Neil Finn. Two shows will be performed on the HOTA Outdoor Stage on Friday October 11 and Saturday October 12, with the pre-sale wait list at www.hota.com.au/theatre/hair. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 9am, May 15. HAIR will be produced by David M. Hawkins (Liza ...

Opera Queensland will present a new semi-staged production of Wagner’s Epic Tristan und Isolde in 2020

The German composer’s ground-breaking love story and will be performed twice at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s (QPAC’s) Concert Hall on Wednesday 28 October 2020 and Saturday 31 October 2020. The Queensland Symphony Orchestra will perform the landmark score under the baton of renowned Wagner conductor, Finland’s Pietari Inkinen, with New Zealand Heldentenor Simon O’Neill and US soprano Megan Miller cast in the title roles. Opera Queensland’s Artistic Director ...

Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts is coming to La Boite this month!

Think you know the stories of the Three Little Pigs, Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White, Goldilocks or Jack and the Beanstalk? Think again! Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts bursts off the page in a spectacular live show that takes the world’s best-loved fairy tales and rearranges them with surprising and hilarious twists.   //   Frighteningly funny and seriously silly, Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts is the perfect family entertai...

Comedy is coming back to Sunday’s at Brisbane Powerhouse!

After 5 years, Brisbane Powerhouse is shaking up it’s free comedy program and moving Knockoff, the weekly free comedy event on a Friday evening, to Sunday and welcoming back the original name, Livewired Comedy. It’s the same event – Brisbane’s best local and visiting comedians live on stage serving up an hour of free rib-cracking laughs – just with a fresh look. Brisbane Powerhouse Artistic Director, Kris Stewart is keen to bring the laughs back to Sunday and ward off those ...

100 Years Of The History Of Dance is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse

Directed by Emma Canalese and performed by Joseph Simons, 100 Years Of The History Of Dance As Told By One Man In 60 Minutes With An Energetic Group Finale follows Jacob, a schoolboy presenting a report on the topic of his own choice. Not to be extra or anything, but Jacob has decided to cover 100 Years of the History of Dance!   //   Exploring the lives of influential choreographers, including Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, Bob Fosse, Roudolf Nureyev, Pina Bauch, Gene ...

School of Rock opens in Brisbane this month!

Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There, he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band.   //   While teaching these pint-sized prodigies what it means to truly rock, Dewey falls for the school’s beautiful but uptight headmistress, helping her ...