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Girl from the North Country is coming to QPAC!

Set in 1930s Minnesota, it has taken the theatrical world by storm, selling out seasons in the West End, Toronto and Broadway since opening at The Old Vic in London and now it’s Brisbane’s turn, with a strictly limited season from 8 September 2022! Co-Producers GWB Entertainment and Damien Hewitt said, “We are thrilled to be partnering with Brisbane Festival and Queensland Performing Arts Centre to bring this extraordinary production to Brisbane this September. The response from ...

Nat’s What I Reckon is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse this May!

With hilarious commentary on everything from rosemary foraging to conspiracy theories about tissue-boxes in Camrys consistently clocking up views well into the millions, Nat is beloved for so much more than his sweary cooking clips.   //   His dedicated audience of 2.5m+ champions are here for Nat’s love of taking the playful piss while never losing his message of kindness and inclusivity. Strap in legends for another epic live multimedia piss-taking extravaganza ...

Brisbane is going to the ball – Cinderella is coming to QPAC this August!

Leading the cast of this lavish production will be Brisbane’s own rising musical theatre star Shubshri Kandiah as Ella (Cinderella), a strong and intelligent young woman who dreams of escaping her endless chores so she might see the world, Shubshri shot to fame when she made her professional debut as Princess Jasmine in the Australian tour of Disney’s Aladdin after graduating from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music. She also played Ismene in Antigone with Queensland Theatre, ...

seven methods of killing kylie jenner Theatre Review

Thoughts immersed in raw emotion and then thrown as audio projectiles with little respite given to a lack of contextual investigation. Topics of the day filtered through the broken prism of social media where an idea, any idea gets splintered into a thousand shards, each with the ability to do harm.   //   Two combatants, friends, warriors, survivors sparring with communications of the highest order. Unafraid to pour salt in wounds and agitate the already agitated. ...

The Mystery of the Valkyrie is coming to QPAC this March!

Witness one of the most legendary characters of literature and screen come to life on stage with this new highly-anticipated Australian work.   //   Journey back to 221B Baker Street with Holmes, Watson, Adler and Moriarty, as this fast-paced dramatic thriller explodes onto the Playhouse stage with spectacular staging and projections. Written and directed by the extraordinary Michael Futcher, this epic play will have you on the edge of your seat, until The Mystery of ...

Face to Face is coming to Metro Arts this March!

However, one girl just like her, her niece Maddie, has just shown up on her doorstep in the middle of the night, disillusioned and far away from the same community that Leila left behind, and she’s about to make her understand just how far she’s strayed from home.   //   Face to Face is an intimate drama about two women navigating the complex effects of disconnecting from Country, and criticism from your community, your family, and above all, yourself. This is one ...

9 to 5 The Musical is coming to Brisbane this May!

New tickets for performances up to 12 June go on sale this week in Brisbane, with pre-sales from tomorrow and GP on-sale from Friday 11 February. Internationally acclaimed and loved by audiences and critics alike, 9 TO 5 is pure gold carat fun! The producers have assembled a top line cast to inhabit these iconic and much loved roles. Marina Prior will play Violet Newstead, a smart, sassy and efficient woman who has worked all her life at Consolidated Industries. She has all it takes to ...

Kári Gíslason and Richard Fidler in Conversation is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse!

Born in Iceland, Kári has set his latest epic and compelling novel against the dramatic backdrop of his birthplace and celebrates one woman’s quest, taking a sidelined figure from the Viking tales and finally putting her where she belongs – at the centre of the story. Kári Gíslason and Richard Fidler in Conversation 27 February 2022 Brisbane Powerhouse www.brisbanepowerhouse.org

seven methods of killing kylie jenner is coming to La Boite!

“Look it’s two tweets that helped me vent my frustrations. It’s really not that deep…”   //   As URL beef brings up IRL tensions, Cleo and Kara have more issues than getting #blocked will solve. If Black Twitter hasn’t snatched your edges yet, these two bawss-babes surely will. seven methods of killing kylie jenner is a deep dive into the murky waters of colourism and the commodification of Black women. seven methods of killing kylie jenner 24 February - ...

Blue Bones by Merlynn Tong is coming to Metro Arts!

Just in time for the return of international travel, be transported to Singapore with all its beauty, rigidity and insistent chaos for this funny, confronting, but ultimately uplifting story of love, abuse and survival - Blue Bones by nationally renowned performer and playwright Merlynn Tong. When a woman finds scars left by her ex-boyfriend of many years ago etched into her bones, she is compelled to unpack her past and discover how he got under her skin. Based on the true story of two ...