From Johnny to Jack is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse!
From Johnny to Jack canvasses the incredible roller-coaster journey of a teen pop idol’s rise and fall, and the making of a rock and roll icon who would become known as ‘The Voice’.
Twenty years before Whispering Jack became the highest selling album in Australian history, a teenager named Johnny Farnham stormed onto the Australian music scene with the unconventional smash hit Sadie (The Cleaning Lady).
From Johnny to Jack explores the greatest untold ...
Two Man Tarantino Theatre Review
One man (Stephen Hirst) and one woman (Emily Kristopher) meet at the Red Apple Video store during its dying day. He behind the counter and soon to be out of work and her dropping off those overdue discs and still in the throes of a bad break up. Together they engage in a titanic riff off, quoting their favourite QT moments from Reservoir Dogs all the way to The Hateful Eight.
The battle include everyday items used as props and more than a little physicality as ...
Radical Reels Tour 2018 is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse!
The 2018 Radical Reels Australian tour features a carefully curated program of films that has something for every kind of adrenaline junkie. And for the first time, audiences can choose their own adventure with a choice of three programs on show, instead of just the same films screened every night.
The program of films for each night is listed below.
4 Dec – Orange Program
5 Dec – Red Program
6 Dec – Yellow Program
7 Dec – Yellow Program
Grab your ...
Frogman is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse
At the crossroads of contemporary performance and cutting-edge technology, Frogman is curious directive’s coming-of-age thriller exploring the fragility of the childhood imagination with audiences experiencing a fictoinal 1995 murder rexamined in 360 degree virtual reality.
A multi-sensory event, presented at Brisbane Powerhouse’s Visy Theatre as part of Brisbane International Film Festival 2018 (BIFF), Frogman submerges the audience deep into the Great Barrier Reef in a sensory-im...
Fleabag at Brisbane Powerhouse
Fleabag may seem over-sexed, emotionally unfiltered and in denial, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. With family and friendships under strain and a guinea pig themed café struggling to keep afloat, Fleabag suddenly finds herself with nothing to lose.
Stumbling through a maze of social anxiety, disastrous job interviews and meaningless sex, Fleabag serves up an uproariously funny and true account of some sort of a female living her sort of life.
Queensland Cabaret Festival 2017
Born in Paris, the city of love, the intimate and provocative art of cabaret has evolved into one of the most captivating live performance genres– an eclectic mix of music, dance, drama and comedy.
This year’s Festival is brimming with internationally acclaimed talent including iconic Australian singer-songwriter Paul Kelly with Irish chanteuse Camille O’Sullivan; Grammy award-winning jazz guitarist Bill Frisell; star of stage and screen Alan Cumming; The Cat Empire’s front man ...
Brisbane Street Arts Festival 2017
BSAF 2017 program will offer a kaleidoscope of colour, sound and movement to capture the hearts and minds of this wonderful city. It’s a cultural event that invites anyone and everyone to explore, create, collaborate and inspire by bringing people together through art.
Situated over 20 locations around Brisbane with over 100 artists that include internationally celebrated and recognised street artist’s Sofles, Scott Marsh and Drapl alongside performances from ...
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 ...
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 ...
Recollect: Shoes Exhibition at Powerhouse Museum
Recollect: Shoes will provide a unique visual insight into footwear history and fashions. It will illustrate how our attitudes towards design and ‘comfort’ have changed or, perhaps, remained entirely the same, as well as the impact of new materials and techniques on shoemaking methods.
Highlights of the display include historic shoes from the internationally significant Joseph Box collection. Joseph Box Ltd (today owned by John Lobb Bootmaker Ltd) was a London based shoe company ...