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Hedda by Queensland Theatre is now playing!

The story: Hedda Gabler is railing against her life. She didn’t marry drug slinger George Tesman so she could play housewife in a monstrous Gold Coast mansion with white leather couches, blingy chandeliers and endless rounds of Aperol Spritz. She wants something much more and now her old flame, Ejlert Løvborg, is out of prison and off the junk. Is he about to slice off a piece of George’s empire? Maybe Hedda can pull some strings to work this to her advantage. The story is brought ...

Check out the fearless new look and 2019 season for Opera Queensland!

With a vision to lead a change in opera, while continuing to enrich the lives of their diverse audience, Opera Queensland’s Season 2019 offers a fearless line up of works, including A Flowering Tree, Tosca, Orpheus and Eurydice and Verdi Requiem, a collaboration with Bleach* Festival - celebrating the classics and bringing to life new works. In his first season as Artistic Director of Opera Queensland, Patrick Nolan presents three main stage productions, along with regional and school ...

Expressions Dance Company presents Everyday Requiem

Natalie Weir, EDC’s artistic director and Helpmann award-winning choreographer, describes her latest work as a journey back in time, as seen through the memories of an ordinary old man, played by acclaimed dance and theatre artist and former EDC dancer, Brian Lucas. “It’s really a joyful and uplifting celebration of all our lives at all their wonderful stages, from childhood to old age … It’s an exploration of the small, personal things that make life precious and beautiful,” ...

The world premiere season of David Williamson’s Nearer the Gods is being staged in Brisbane this October!

Genius, bastardry and heroism. These are the three words Williamson uses to describe Nearer the Gods.Given this powerful summation, it’s fortuitous that Strong has cast some of the best and most exciting actors in the country in Matthew Backer (Switzerland) who plays Edmund Halley, the much-loved QueenslanderWilliam McInnes (SeaChange, Time of our Lives) who will play King Charles II, and Rhys Muldoon(House Husbands) who plays Isaac Newton. Daniel Murphy will play Isaac Barrow and ...

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 ...