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Fly-In Fly-Out at JWCOCA

Meet Jenny. She’s 15. Life’s pretty crazy right now. Jenny lives in a small Queensland mining town, she’s falling in love for the first time and every afternoon she has to work the fryer at the Chook Nook, where the only thing more tasteless than the chicken is her boss’ fake tan. Developed in consultation with young people from communities across Central Queensland, Fly-In Fly-Out is an hilarious and touching play that shows how we all strive to adapt when our world changes ...

Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis at Brisbane Powerhouse

His infamous letter, written in 1897 from Reading Gaol to his lover and betrayer, holds a tabloid fascination. It is an intimate investigation of a world class dramatist and shamed celebrity suffering political imprisonment, censorship and trial by media. Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis is sexually uncompromising, audacious and exquisitely powerful. A one-man tour-de-force performance by Brian Lucas. This brutal and touching work investigates human rights, their quashing, emergence and ...

POPE HEAD – The Secret Life of Francis Bacon at JWCOCA

The play is a dark comedic drama exploring the life, art, psyche and sexuality of charismatic artist Francis Bacon, once famously described by Margaret Thatcher as “that man who paints those dreadful pictures.” Bacon’s controversial reputation began during his tumultuous youth when he was beaten and banished from the family home after being caught wearing his mother’s stockings. He then travelled extensively throughout Europe and took a variety of jobs – and lovers – to ...

Sex with Strangers at Brisbane Powerhouse

A play about a sex blogger and a gifted novelist who collide between love and the digital age. Their age, their writing style, their attitude toward personal privacy and just about everything else they are opposites, but each holds the key to what the other really wants — and needless to say, within minutes of meeting they’re at it like rabbits. Veronica Neave as Olivia, is now working with preciousness on her second book but reluctant to let it loose on the cruel modern literary ...