Brisbane Theatre 5 results

The Lonesome West at JWCOCA

Well-meaning but troubled priest, Father Welsh, desperately attempts to reconcile the brothers fearing their violence will spiral towards a bloody end. Girleen, a beautiful young school girl, provides hope for a brighter future, if only the men can find compassion in their hearts.   //   The Lonesome West is a darkly irreverent but uproariously funny black comedy, from Martin McDonagh, the Academy Award-winning author of In Bruges. The Lonesome West 8 - 18 November ...

Humans at QPAC

Exploring the physical limits of their bodies as they are pushed to the extreme they question how much we can take as humans. How much weight can we carry? Who can we trust to support our load? They lead us to reflect on our lives, our loved ones, the burdens we carry and the physical and emotional strength it takes to overcome them.   //   Created by Yaron Lifschitz, the stage is stripped bare as the vulnerability of a team of highly skilled acrobats is exposed. With ...

Dendy Portside and National Theatre Live presents the two-part epic ANGELS IN AMERICA, starring Andrew Garfield!

Recognised as one of the great works of late 20th Century theatre, this landmark in LGBT theatre is set in 1980’s during the rise of the AIDS epidemic and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. It has as much to say now as it did then with respect to people’s rights, livelihood and feeling welcome in the world being compromised.   //   In this production, Tony & Olivier award winning Marianne ...

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 ...

Prize Fighter at La Boite

A co-production between Brisbane Festival and La Boite, Prize Fighter will transform the Roundhouse Theatre, Australia's only purpose-built theatre-in-the-round, into a spectacular boxing arena showcasing the story of Isa, a talented young Congolese boxer. Played by Pacharo Mzembe, one of Queensland’s most talented young actors, Isa’s powerful left hook offers a new life in Australia, but as he prepares for the biggest fight of his career he is faced with his greatest opponent – ...