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Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical is coming to Queensland for the first time!

The iconic hit musical has more glitter than ever, featuring a dazzling array of more than 500 award-winning costumes, 200 headdresses and a nonstop parade of dance-floor classics including “It’s Raining Men”, “I Will Survive”, “I Love The Nightlife”, “Finally”, and many more. Based on the Oscar-winning film, Priscilla is the hilarious adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus bound for Alice Springs to put on the show of a lifetime. Their epic ...

La Scala Ballet is coming to Australia!

This November, Italy’s celebrated Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company (La Scala Ballet) performs live for the first time in Australia and only in Brisbane. La Scala Ballet will be accompanied by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.   //   Enjoy the ultimate La Scala Ballet experience. See both Don Quixote and Giselle over one spectacular weekend in Brisbane from 16 to 18 November 2018. QPAC is located in South Bank, Brisbane’s cultural epicentre. Make the most of your ...

The Book of Mormon is coming to Brisbane!

This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent on a mission to a place that’s about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get.   //   Now with sold out productions in London, on Broadway, North America, Melbourne and Sydney, The Book of Mormon has truly become an international sensation. The Book of Mormon From 16 March 2019 for a limited season QPAC, Brisbane www.qpac.com.au

Jeff Dunham: Passively Aggressive touring Australia this September!

Dunham released his latest standup special, Jeff Dunham: Relative Disaster, on Netflix this year.  The special features Dunham along with his ill-behaved and slightly demented posse of characters for a gleeful skewering of family and politics. Dunham and his famous cohorts Walter, Achmed the Dead Terrorist, Bubba J, and Peanut also consider what a new member to their already dysfunctional family could mean, putting the ‘relative’ in Relative Disaster. Dunham, a Guinness World Record ...

Jasper Jones Theatre Review

Set in the dying days of 1965, the play pulls no punches is showing how difficult it was growing up in a small town where racial intolerance was the tone of the day and the grind of daily boredom was never far away. Into this environment Charlie, a boy who dreams large comes face to face with many of life’s ugly truths while he acts as the show’s narrator. The play is presented in a brisk fashion, with the clever use of a revolving stage and having the actors play multiple roles to ...

Priscilla Queen of the Desert coming to QPAC this September!

The iconic hit musical has more glitter than ever, featuring a dazzling array of more than 500 award-winning costumes, 200 headdresses and a nonstop parade of dance-floor classics including IT’S RAINING MEN, I WILL SURVIVE, I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE, FINALLY, and many more.   //   Based on the Oscar-winning film, PRISCILLA is the hilarious adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus bound for Alice Springs to put on the show of a lifetime. Their epic ...

Qld Theatre’s Jasper Jones is coming to QPAC this month!

Charlie Bucktin lives in a tiny, insignificant bush town where nothing happens. Nothing, that is, until the town’s very own Huckleberry Finn – the light-fingered and dark-skinned Jasper Jones – stumbles upon a gruesome crime out by the dam.   //   Who else would he call on for help but the sharpest kid around? A midnight tap at Charlie’s window sparks a race to solve a murder and clear Jasper’s name. Somewhere between Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird and ...

What does it mean to be a Good Muslim Boy? is coming to Brisbane this month!

Meet Osamah Sami. He’s done all of the above. Interesting, considering his father is one of the leading Islamic clerics in Australia, having pulled his family out of war-torn Iran to settle in suburban Melbourne. But when his kindly and unorthodox dad dies suddenly during a trip to Iran, Osamah must grapple with an inscrutable and corrupt bureaucracy in his fight to bring his father’s body home to Australia – all the while looking back on his life in a haunting, hilarious and ...

Expressions Dance Company presents 4Seasons – a triple bill world premiere work that will be nothing short of extraordinary!

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Natalie Weir, EDC has become one of Australia's most innovative contemporary dance companies creating memorable narrative works that resonate with local and international audiences. Weir's much loved signature works including When Time Stops, where the heart is and R&J have been recognised through major dance awards and nominations. 2018 marks Weir's 10th year with EDC. Her time with the company has seen EDC focus on bold international ...

Twelfth Night Theatre Review

The staging and set design was a star of the night with a rotating floor that gave the audience an almost voyeuristic view of the proceedings and the incorporation of modern pop songs, compliments of Tim Finn (Split Enz and Crowded House) gave the play an accessibility more in line with a modern audience’s level of appreciation. The work’s comic take on mistaken identity and misguided love was given with a high energy intensity and more than a nod and wink to the audience. Break down ...