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An Ideal Husband is coming to La Boite this July!

Funnier than a campaign stumble, infinitely more entertaining than a leaders debate and with crackling dialogue that hits harder than a tax cut, An Ideal Husband is a fantastical and farcical antidote to the 2022 Federal election. Set in the hallowed halls of Canberra’s House of Representatives in the mid-1990s, the reworked classic dabbles in political corruption, hypocrisy, blackmail and scandal while also posing age-old questions about love, loyalty and the value of relationshi...

The Last Five Years is coming to La Boite this May!

The intimate and relatable piece tells the story of Cathy and Jamie, two 20-something New Yorkers who used to be giddily in love but break apart over time, dissecting their last five years for answers about how it all went wrong. Written by Tony Award-winning playwright Jason Robert Brown, the audience bears witness to both joy and despair as the protagonists each tell their side of the story: Jamie in chronological order, Cathy recounting hers in reverse. The two characters only ...

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. ...

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 - ...

Christmas Actually is returning to La Boite this December!

Starring Queensland’s first lady of song Naomi Price (The Voice Australia, Ladies in Black, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Christmas Actually delivers all the hits from beloved holiday classic Love Actually wrapped up with a sprig of holly and The Little Red Company’s trademark comedy and charm.   //   Relive the magic musical moments from your favourite festive film including smash hit songs by Mariah Carey, Joni Mitchell, Norah Jones, Eva Cassidy, Kelly ...

Ceasar is coming to La Boite this July!

Five acts. Five writers. One electrifying theatrical experience. La Boite’s revitalised CAESAR is a sharp and playful take on Shakespeare’s most cut-throat political thriller with a modern script ripped straight from the headlines. The iconic tragedy about a self-absorbed politician and the men raging for revenge is turned on its head in the hands of five fierce female-identifying playwrights.   //   Over five acts, they tear apart the ideas of fear, control, ...

The Time is Now is coming to La Boite this May!

One stage, one microphone, countless young voices demanding to be heard. The Time Is Now is a thrilling glimpse into the future as imagined by 10 switched-on and politically savvy young Queenslanders aged 12-17, that make up La Boite’s Young Artist Company. Real teenagers with real conviction, spanning diverse cultures, backgrounds and political views, will make you sit up and pay attention as they advocate for a better future.   //   The Time Is Now gives this ...

Steven Oliver’s autobiographical comedy cabaret, Bigger & Blacker is coming to La Boite!

This is cabaret as you’ve never seen it before! Bigger & Blacker is a comedy cabaret guaranteed to get you laughing, thinking and shimmying in your seats over one action-packed hour of entertainment. Steven Oliver, the star of ABC’s hit television series Black Comedy, is fresh and fabulous in the world premiere production, based on his own life.   //   Bigger & Blacker combines comedy and contemplation with saucy stories, reflections on love and loss ...

Naked & Screaming is making its world premiere at La Boite this February!

With Simon in LA for work, a sleep-deprived Emily is left alone to care for baby Dylan, triggering a chain reaction that will alter everyone’s lives. Audiences are in for a heart-stopping psychological thrill ride, not knowing who to trust and who to believe, as the couple’s relationship unravels.   //   The world premiere of Naked & Screaming is a new Australian family tragedy with a savage script by award-winning playwright Mark Rogers (2019 Griffin Award, ...

The Neighbourhood Theatre Review

Different avenues to the same hopeful destination. Those paths are lined with obstacles of omission and the hurdles of acceptance. Sometimes it’s just an uncaring aside that cuts the deepest. Embracing a world view outside the easily known is often a step too far. Rattle the cage of easy avoidance. Each remembrance carries the weight of deeply felt emotion, sometimes through appalling apathy, sometimes amid armed conflagration or even the deep desire for anonymity. After giving our ...