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The award-winning musical Becoming Bill is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse this month!

The story of single mum Jane and her two twenty-something boys. Or should that be men? No, boys. Still it’s a normal enough life, not perfect and she’s getting through … until son number one, Bill, decides to write a musical – about his family! Bill’s doing OK. He’s got his own flat, a job and an on-again-off-again girlfriend. But he also has a brother who called in to play video games three months ago and hasn’t left. Mum just can’t quite find the balance between letting ...

Watch the first tailer for Cats – staring and all-star cast and in Australian Cinemas this December!

The epic will be produced by Hooper and Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, as well as fellow Les Misérables producer Debra Hayward—who brought the idea to Working Title. CATS will be produced by Working Title Films in association with Monumental Pictures and The Really Useful Group and executive produced by Lloyd Webber, Angela Morrison and Jo Burn. Hooper and Lee Hall (Billy Elliott, War Horse) have adapted the story for the screen.   //   One of the ...

The Lion King Movie Review

It doesn’t end there however as they have wisely added a few new ideas of social relevance and ramped up some of the humour. The main example of this funny business is Seth Rogan’s take on Pumbaa that gets the modern laughs flowing with a presentation that reads like the loveable warthog has been foraging jazz cabbage.   //   The voice acting feels more vital than the original and the live action setting carries a higher level of visual impact. It might now be a bit ...

HOTA to welcome HAIR direct from the Sydney Opera House in Queensland exclusive!

HOTA is the exclusive home of HAIR in Queensland and follows an opening launch program for the Outdoor Stage last year which featured exclusive performances by acclaimed artists Tim Minchin, Laurie Andersonand Neil Finn. Two shows will be performed on the HOTA Outdoor Stage on Friday October 11 and Saturday October 12, with the pre-sale wait list at www.hota.com.au/theatre/hair. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 9am, May 15. HAIR will be produced by David M. Hawkins (Liza ...

School of Rock opens in Brisbane this month!

Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There, he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band.   //   While teaching these pint-sized prodigies what it means to truly rock, Dewey falls for the school’s beautiful but uptight headmistress, helping her ...

Check out the Himesh Sings The Beatles Featurette – from the movie Yesterday!

Yesterday, everyone knew The Beatles. Today, only Jack remembers their songs. He’s about to become a very big deal.   //   From Academy Award®-winning director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting, 28 Days Later) and Richard Curtis, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter of Four Weddings and a Funeral, Love Actually and Notting Hill, comes a rock-n-roll comedy about music, dreams, friendship, and the long and winding road that leads to the love of your life. ...

Yesterday Movie Review

Struggling musician Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) decides to pack in his musical career after too many disappointments. During a bike ride home, the entire world blacks out for twelve seconds and in the ensuing darkness, Jack is struck by a bus. Afterwards, he comes to in a world where things have changed. One of the biggest changes is that no one has ever heard of The Beatles or their music. He finds this out after performing the song Yesterday for his friends. He decides to call the songs his ...

Watch Elton John & Taron Egerton Perform “Your Song”

This duet marks the first time Elton has been joined on stage by a special guest for a performance since the tour began in September 2018. Following the worldwide release of ROCKETMAN, the star of ROCKETMAN and the Rocket Man himself joined forces for a duet on one of Elton’s most beloved songs!   //   ROCKETMAN is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation ...

Interactive ROCKY HORROR screening with live floorshow is coming to the Schonell Theatre!

A 1975 British film starring Susan Sarandon and Tim Curry, The Rocky Horror Picture Show began its journey as a London stage musical before becoming the longest running cult film of all time. A box office failure upon initial release, 20th Century Fox re-opened Rocky Horror at midnight in April 1976 and it found its audience.   //   People began attending the screenings in costume, and shouting out lines in response to the film dialogue. From this, the concept of a ...

Watch the extended clip of ‘Your Song’ from Rocketman!

This inspirational story - set to Elton John’s most beloved songs and performed by star Taron Egerton - tells the universally relatable story of how a small-town boy became one of the most iconic figures in pop culture.   //   ROCKETMAN also stars Jamie Bell as Elton’s longtime lyricist and writing partner Bernie Taupin, Richard Madden as Elton’s first manager, John Reid, and Bryce Dallas Howard as Elton’s mother Sheila Farebrother. Rocketman is currently ...