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Paul Kelly and Paul Grabowsky return to Brisbane this October!

Grabowsky and Kelly will perform works from their ARIA-winning album Please Leave Your Light On, pairing Kelly’s beloved songs with Grabowsky’s astonishing talent to reimagine them.   //   Kelly describes singing with Grabowsky as ‘like walking a tightrope…as if we are acrobats together. We have to pay serious attention to one another to pull the songs off. I like that’. Paul Kelly and Paul Grabowsky will also be joined for these magical performances by ...

Brisbane Powerhouse showcases 44 Sex Acts in One Week!

After seeing national success, the critically-acclaimed 44 Sex Acts in One Week is now making its way to Brisbane Powerhouse for four steamy nights. Girl meets boy. Girl hates boy. Girl f*** boy 44 times. The world collapses. This live foley comedy gig is an apocalyptic rom-com, told through six microphones, four plastic sex tarps and lots of fruit.   //   Watch five actors go down on their microphones and some random fruit in a theatrically dextrous response to ...

Brisbane Comedy Festival Returns in 2021!

The Brisbane Comedy Festival returns with a star-studded line-up hitting the river city for three huge weeks of laughs and live gigs from 16 July to 8 August 2021. Warm-up your winter with a packed program of sizzling highlights featuring homegrown heroes repeat offenders and fan favourites playing three big Brisbane venues: Brisbane Powerhouse, The Tivoli, and The Fortitude Music Hall. In time-honoured fashion, the Brisbane Comedy Festival Opening Gala kicks off the 24-day event on ...

Paul McDermott Plus One is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse this month!

Presenting this suite of beautiful damnation and hot off the heels of sold-out shows and five star reviews in Adelaide Fringe, the Maestro will be joined by his plus one Glenn (or was it Ben?) in this spectacle of mellifluous wonder. Sometimes there are no words.   //   A suite of beautiful damnation, and the usual standard of malarkey, for two nights only. Paul McDermott Plus One 24 - 25 July, 2021 Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane www.brisbanepowerhouse.org

Growing Up Disabled in Australia is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse

Growing Up Disabled in Australia is the fifth book in the highly acclaimed, bestselling Growing Up series. Edited by award-winning writer, speaker and appearance activist, Carly Findlay, the book includes interviews with prominent Australians such as Senator Jordon Steele-John and Paralympian Isis Holt, poetry and graphic art, as well as more than 40 original pieces by writers with a disability or chronic illness.   //   Join Carly Findlay with contributors Anna Whatel...

World Press Photo Exhibition 2021 is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse!

Attracting 4,315 photographers from 130 countries who submitted 74,470 images, this coveted award is the world’s leading contest for professional press photographers, photo journalist and documentary photographers.   //   In 2021, the highly-anticipated exhibition will be even more poignant, following an unprecedented year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic and social justice protests around the globe. The nominees share a diversity of interpretations and perspectives to ...

Titanic the Movie the Play is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse!

Join aristocratic Rose and lowborn Jack as they discover love, loss and a lack of lifeboats on board the ‘unsinkable’ ocean liner.   //   There’s a rogue iceberg out for revenge, and (spoilers!) not everyone will survive. But if you’re lucky, you might get to have sex in a car. Warning: contains Hollywood-ish special effects, that awful Celine Dion song and jokes about Billy Zane’s career. Titanic the Movie the Play 19 August - 12 September 2021 Brisb...

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

Join comedian, content creator, best-selling, award-winning writer, rock musician, isolation cooking champion and mental health advocate Nat as he takes his unique brand of content and comedy offline in his debut hour-long multimedia stage show and video party.   //   Nat will share stories of how insane this online universe has been, reveal some of the hilarious inspirations behind his videos and screen never-before-seen footage and outtakes. With sold out shows all ...

Jekyll & Hyde is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse!

Meet the most delightfully evil man alive – Mr Hyde, a man so evil he drop-kicks a quokka and yells ‘shark’ at the beach. This mad-cap rendition of Jekyll & Hyde celebrates the darkness within us all. A completely reworked version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel, into a terrifyingly hilarious theatre-comedy adventure for the 21st century.   //   Jekyll is the man who washes and separates his recycling before putting it out. Meanwhile, Hyde is the man who ...

Undertow is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse

Undertow is an original work that explores themes of resilience, mental health, relationships, identity and empathy. Centred around a high school community and the events that take place over the course of two weeks, Undertow follows three main characters Jesse, Connor and Phil, as they each struggle to cope with the pressures of life, while trying to manage relationships with the people close to them.   //   Shock Therapy return to Brisbane Powerhouse, drawing on a ...