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Driftwood at JWCOCA

On Friday 17 June, Brisbane’s Casus Circus presents their highly anticipated new work Driftwood for one night only at the Judith Wight Centre of Contemporary Arts. // Through the unique acrobatic shapes signature to Casus, Drfitwood takes you on a journey of explosive encounters, hidden looks and humorous discoveries. In this colourful and turbulent concoction of pure joy and intimacy, watch Casus bring a blank canvas to life and revel in our innate need for human contact. T...

Swing

ce. A heart-warming romantic comedy about being brave, trying your best and thinking outside the box, Swing follows May and Joe over the period of one year at swing dancing classes. Joe is a divorced father seeking a new job after losing his business during Ireland’s recession. May is a graphic artist who is looking to fill in time while her boyfriend is away. They meet at an evening dance class, and begin to fumble their way through the dance steps, romantic dilemmas, career problems ...

When the Rain Stops Falling at JWCOCA

In an achingly beautiful story that spans four generations and two continents, this powerful drama is an investigation of mortality and family, of shared experience and inherited legacies, of the strength of nature and the compassion of humanity. Join Ipswich’s THAT Production Company on a breath-taking mystery in collaboration with a passionate creative team of performers and artists, and a story from one of Australia’s most acclaimed and successful playwrights, Andrew Bovell ...

Daffodils [inspired by true events] at Brisbane Powerhouse

Pull the cover off your favourite vinyl and discover a rich sonic world in the award-winning Kiwi hit Daffodils.   //   Travel through a landscape of live music and heart-aching theatre in this bittersweet love story about a teddy boy and a farm girl: their first meeting, their marriage and the New Zealand pop-rock soundtrack that shapes their lives. Prepare to have your indie soul rocked. Featuring songs by Crowded House, Bic Runga, Chris Knox, The Mint Chicks, Dave ...

Bianca Del Rio: Not Today Satan Australian Tour

Not Today Satan, taken from her now famous line in the popular reality series, promises to be the next fabulous instalment from the self-proclaimed ‘clown in a dress’ who is now a hit the world over. Don’t miss your chance to see the "Joan Rivers of the drag world" (New York Times) in her fiercely funny new show this May. Bianca Del Rio: Not Today Satan Australian Tour May 16 2016 - Melbourne, Playhouse May 18 2016 - Perth, Astor Theatre May 20 2016 - Adelaide, Thebarton ...

The Tragedy of King Richard III at La Boîte

Crippled king. Fierce warrior. Cunning psychopath. For four centuries, Shakespeare’s Richard III has been regarded as the greatest villain in world drama; a bottled spider, loved and loathed for spinning a web of lies and violence around the monarchy. In 2012, Richard’s resting place was finally uncovered: an unmarked, unremarkable, shallow grave beneath a supermarket car park - too small for the remains or the myth. But Richard - the crooked shadow, the symbol of unchecked ambition ...

Velvet at QPAC

Velvet continues to defy expectations with an electrifying trip to a world of glamour and abandon. The raucous and seductive fusion of disco, dance, burlesque and circus, shocks, surprises and scintillates at every turn. It’s a party, it’s dangerous, it’s a showcase fuelled by an exhilarating disco soundtrack that never lets up from the opening moments. Director Craig Ilott has created a hedonistic pitch-perfect world, pitting acrobatics against disco divas, channelling the ...

Banquet of Secrets – A new musical by Paul Grabowsky and Steve Vizard

In Banquet of Secrets, four old friends gather at their favourite restaurant for their annual dinner. During the course of their elaborate meal, one of them asks “Is it possible friends as old as we, might have secrets hidden from each other, from the world?”. They each agree to share their deepest secret over the course of the meal. What transpires is a funny and bittersweet examination of love, friendship, loss, betrayal, joy and the well-established link between good food and ...

Kaleidoscope at JWCOCA

Ethan Langridge was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at four years of age. Because of this syndrome Ethan perceives the world differently. He understands the world through touch; senses his surroundings with the pads of his fingers or the tips of his toes and he, unwittingly, invited his mother to view his world with him. Johanna Wharton, Ethan’s mother, described stepping into Ethan’s world as ‘the joy of walking through shafts of colour and light; a dazzling kaleidoscope’. She ...

When One Fore Closes at La Boite

What if they all landed up in the same room? What if they couldn’t speak? What if the room was full of scratched recordings of A Dolls House, Hedda Gabbler and Miss Julie, plus a dash of Freud? How would they navigate each other, their own pasts and the future? La Boite and Circa join forces on this new creation. Three masterpieces of turn-of-the-century drama meet the visceral force of extreme acrobatic theatre. When One Fore Closes at La Boite Wednesday 06 - Saturday 23 ...