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Dangerous Liaisons Ballet is coming to QPAC

Based on Pierre Choderlos de Laclos’ time-honoured novel, Queensland Ballet’s Artistic Associate and world-renowned choreographer Liam Scarlett breathes life into this sultry tale in a world premiere production. Set amongst the aristocratic elite of late 18th century France, this evocative and vivid work will scintillate audiences.   //   With a story that has captivated audiences around the world for over 200 years, Dangerous Liaisons is a hedonistic tale of love, ...

Opera Queensland’s 2019 season opens with the Queensland premiere of A Flowering Tree

Inspired by Mozart’s The Magic Flute, A Flowering Tree explores themes of magic, metamorphosis and the healing power of deep and selfless love; a majestic retelling of a traditional southern Indian folk tale, sung in English and Spanish. The opera recounts the story of Kumudha, a beautiful, young peasant woman with the magical ability to transform herself into a tree covered in exquisite flowers. A Prince sees Kamudha’s transformation and infatuated by her beauty and magic ...

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is coming to QPAC this February!

After sell-out seasons in 2017, Christopher Wheeldon’s madcap Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland© is coming to Brisbane. Witness as Wheeldon translates the wit and charm of Lewis Carroll’s story into dance, with extravagant sets, magnificent costumes and an extraordinary score. Wonderland comes to life with puppetry, eye-bending illusions and playful costumes. Join Alice as she meets a twitchy White Rabbit, tap-dancing Mad Hatter and a tyrannical Red Queen in this family-friendly ...

Arthur Miller’s Prize-winning Death of a Salesman is on sale now!

Once the king of the road, Willy is veering off it. Time was, he could sell anyone anything, and his reward was the whole package: wife, two sons, the car, the white picket fence. But now he’s feeling his years. He’s behind on the mortgage, he’s sidelined by his wet-behind-the-ears boss, and the final straw is when his adult son Biff – once a sporting prodigy, now a directionless disappointment – lands on the doorstep, further loosening Willy’s grip on the reality of his ...

School of Rock is coming to Brisbane!

Andrew Lloyd Webber, the man who brought rock and romance to Broadway, is back with a new heart-stirring hit. SCHOOL OF ROCK is a New York Times Critics’ Pick and “AN INSPIRING JOLT OF ENERGY, JOY AND MAD SKILLZ!” (Entertainment Weekly ). Reuters raves ”ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER HAS BROADWAY ROCKING AGAIN!” 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 ...

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 ...