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 ...
Hot Brown Honey Theatre Review
Mixing up elements of cabaret, burlesque, music, physical theatre and dance in a wild cavalcade of bright colours and big energy, Hot Brown Honey shrinks a big room down to the intimacy of a friend’s living room. A very groovy friend with hip-hop, James Brown and Living Colour spinning round and round and round.
Presenting their ideas in a confrontation way with the shake of the hip and a sly wink, the seven women make it very clear that they are not going to take anything but ...
Wonderland Festival 2017 at Brisbane Powerhouse
The 2017 program features internationally acclaimed acts and interstate guests alongside homegrown heroes and festival favourites, canvassing comedy to burlesque, contemporary circus, cabaret, music, art installation and more.
This year’s highlights include beatbox sensation and one-man orchestra Tom Thum and bohemian singer- songwriter Jamie MacDowell joining forces for a musical mash-up that defies conventions and expectations. American comedy legend Arj ...
Regan Lynch Does It In Public
One of Brisbane's rising independent theatre performers, Regan Lynch, is one of these 2,000 men. And his new cabaret, Regan Lynch Does It In Public, offers a cheeky glimpse into life before, and after he began taking the drug.
“PrEP, I think, gives us a chance for a new sexual revolution. Or at least the continuing of an old one. Some of us have never known life without a fear and anxiety of HIV. It's been driven into us since we were children. Antiretrovirals ...
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 ...
Finucane and Smith’s Glory Box at Brisbane Powerhouse
Fresh from a smash-hit South American tour, Finucane and Smith’s Glory Box: La Revolución is a show like no other. It has garnered rave reviews in 13 languages, standing ovations on five continents, a slew of awards and critical acclaim.
The show stars Queen Provocateur Moira Finucane; exquisite circus star Rockie Stone; the world’s only beyond-gender countertenor diva Mama Alto; the all-nude all-wild Azaria Universe; Parisienne backroom ballerina Holly Durant; smoky chanteuse Clare ...
Absinthe by Spiegelworld
The exceptionally talented and sexy performers from across the globe have been described by notorious Las Vegas reporter Robin Leach as “naughty and nice, exotic and erotic, wild and wacky.”
Las Vegas Review Journal described the show as “hip and edgy, with breathtaking circus acts and a dash of raunch”.
The thriving Las Vegas residency of Absinthe commenced in 2011, playing on the forecourt of Caesars Palace following several summer seasons in Spiegelworld’s iconic spiege...
La Soirée at QPAC
Get ready to experience LA SOIRÉE’s potent cocktail of cabaret, new burlesque, circus sideshow and contemporary variety in a re-imagined QPAC Playhouse, where every audience member sits on stage within touching distance of the performers.
Ten years bold and fresh from a sold out world tour with their hottest line-up yet, LA SOIRÉE continues to be a theatrical phenomenon, showcasing the crème de la crème of the cabaret world in a unique and inspirational night of live entertainmen...