Theatre 147 results

Priscilla Queen of the Desert coming to QPAC this September!

The iconic hit musical has more glitter than ever, featuring a dazzling array of more than 500 award-winning costumes, 200 headdresses and a nonstop parade of dance-floor classics including IT’S RAINING MEN, I WILL SURVIVE, I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE, FINALLY, and many more.   //   Based on the Oscar-winning film, PRISCILLA is the hilarious adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus bound for Alice Springs to put on the show of a lifetime. Their epic ...

Qld Theatre’s Jasper Jones is coming to QPAC this month!

Charlie Bucktin lives in a tiny, insignificant bush town where nothing happens. Nothing, that is, until the town’s very own Huckleberry Finn – the light-fingered and dark-skinned Jasper Jones – stumbles upon a gruesome crime out by the dam.   //   Who else would he call on for help but the sharpest kid around? A midnight tap at Charlie’s window sparks a race to solve a murder and clear Jasper’s name. Somewhere between Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird and ...

Letters to Lindy coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse!

Filled with humour and heartbreak, this stunning work by award-winning playwright Alana Valentine (Parramatta Girls, Head Full of Love) explores the public’s relationship with one of 20th Century Australia’s most iconic figures,  Lindy Chamberlain. The story captivated a nation. A mother accused of murdering her child, her claim – that the baby was taken by a dingo – denied and discredited by zealous police and a flawed legal system. The media circus, the rumours, the mob ...

Lysa and the Freeborn Dames coming soon to La Boîte!

This wasn’t exactly what she had in mind. Hours later, trapped in the local football club, Lysa is faced with a difficult decision – will she dig her heels in for the sake of change, even if it burns every bridge she’s ever walked?   //   Led by a fierce chorus of senior women, this fury fuelled dramedy centres on a young woman who’s on the cusp of her political awakening, grappling with the significance of legacy and self-empowerment in the face of adversity. ...

See Alice in Wonderland live on stage this month!

'You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are.' -The Mad Hatter- The New York SMASH HIT production of Lewis Carroll’s timeless classic ALICE IN WONDERLAND comes to life on stage in the most hilarity-filled madcap fun – touring Brisbane, Gold Coast & the Sunshine Coast during these July school holidays. Tumble down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her adventures through Wonderland. With the cast ...

What does it mean to be a Good Muslim Boy? is coming to Brisbane this month!

Meet Osamah Sami. He’s done all of the above. Interesting, considering his father is one of the leading Islamic clerics in Australia, having pulled his family out of war-torn Iran to settle in suburban Melbourne. But when his kindly and unorthodox dad dies suddenly during a trip to Iran, Osamah must grapple with an inscrutable and corrupt bureaucracy in his fight to bring his father’s body home to Australia – all the while looking back on his life in a haunting, hilarious and ...

Expressions Dance Company presents 4Seasons – a triple bill world premiere work that will be nothing short of extraordinary!

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Natalie Weir, EDC has become one of Australia's most innovative contemporary dance companies creating memorable narrative works that resonate with local and international audiences. Weir's much loved signature works including When Time Stops, where the heart is and R&J have been recognised through major dance awards and nominations. 2018 marks Weir's 10th year with EDC. Her time with the company has seen EDC focus on bold international ...

The Mathematics of Longing Theatre Review

The Mathematics of Longing tackles this conundrum head on with the kind of flourish that round out a multi-media rampage as only live theatre can. Lights and motion and sound sometimes coming at you from multiple sources all at once. The cacophony of five voices battling for your attention and that one loan power chord to argument the truth. There are many equations that equal results that charge the mind with as much force as some of our baser instincts charge the body.   // ...

Grease the Arena Experience is coming to Brisbane this July!

The ultimate party musical features all the hit songs from the most popular movie musical of all time, including You're the One That I Want, Hopelessly Devoted to You, Summer Nights, Greased Lightnin', Beauty School Drop Out, Born to Hand Jive and more. Featuring some of Australia’s biggest stars, alongside an amateur mass ensemble of over 500 performers, this is GREASE on a mega scale!   //   Join your favourite Rydell High students, Danny & Sandy, The T-Birds and ...

Briefs Close Encounters Theatre Review

Dreams of acceptance on their own terms with a blasting away of the traditional sense. The sense of burlesque being just for girls or the circus with all its tricks being defined by just one thing.   //   Their mix of physical endeavour, both high risk and high entertainment was driven by high volume sounds that were perfect to help get your grind on. The show was light on commentary but the few words were chosen well and were both funny and forceful. If you can’t ...