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Broadway spectacular Wicked launches for June season at HOTA

Co-presented by HOTA, Home of the Arts this exciting rendition of WICKED will showcase a talented line up this June, telling the beloved tale of the extraordinary adventures in Oz and a profound friendship between Glinda The Good Witch and Elphaba, The Wicked Witch of the West. After a nationwide search to cast the leading ladies, Emily Monsma, a Gold Coast local and graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, will play Glinda (The Good Witch) and seasoned performer, Samantha ...

Opera Queensland invite one & all to “Sing Sing Sing”

Led by popular Queensland baritone and teacher extraordinaire Jason Barry-Smith, SING SING SING is an opportunity for singers to join in hearty renditions of familiar tunes and toast their temporary stardom with a complimentary bevvy. All attendees need to bring along is a sense of fun and a willingness to let rip as they sing along to some of the great moments of opera. For those with more musical experience, optional sheet music and added harmony parts are available. Dress code will ...

The Duke + Robin Hood & Me are coming soon to the Brisbane Powerhouse!

UK theatre company Hoipolloi brings The Duke and Me & Robin Hood to Brisbane Powerhouse, a duo of shows created by and starring award-winning artistic director Shôn Dale-Jones. The Duke is a semi-autobiographical tale of Dale-Jones, his mother, and their complex relationship with a cherished china figurine of the Duke of Wellington belonging to his late father. The one-man show playfully and poignantly blends fantasy and reality as it weaves together the tragi-comic fate of a ...

Songs and Times Of Sam Cooke Review

Songs and Times Of Sam Cooke pays homage to his musical career through the voice and stagecraft of Australian born Gary Pinto and his crack six piece band. The night was broken down into two sets, with a short intermission in the middle. The first set focused on the more ballad side of his art, while the second set was more up-tempo and included more audience participation.   //   After a few hiccups with the sound during the beginning of the first set (the voice too low ...

Single Asian Female is returning to La Boîte

Single Asian Female follows the story of the Wong family as they deal with some of life’s big questions and explore what it means to be an Asian woman in Australia. Step into the afterhours of a suburban Chinese restaurant and meet the whip smart women who are definitely talking about you in their native tongue. With two sisters at odds with each other and a mother harbouring a secret that threatens to tear her family apart, Single Asian Female is Australian domesticity like you’ve ...

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 ...

A Christmas Carol dominates the 2018 Matilda Award nominations

The Matilda Awards – Queensland’s premier awards for performing arts – honour and celebrate excellence in the Queensland theatre industry with winners crowned in 18 categories at a star-studded ceremony on February 18 at Brisbane Powerhouse. Matilda Awards Executive Committee chairperson Deb Wilks said tickets to the event were on sale now for a small donation which will be invested back into the state’s theatre community. “The Matilda Awards are a highly anticipated part of ...

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 ...

Cluedo! The Interactive Game: The Christmas Edition Theatre Review

So starts the night when Brisbane Immersive Ensemble deliver their special brand of magic and bring the popular board game Cluedo to life for some real live action. The evening begins with a room filled with merry makers along with Professor Plum, Miss Scarlett, Colonel Mustard, Dr. Black and the rest of the Cluedo cast dressed to the hilt and totally in character.   //   As the adult refreshments flow and the discussions climb in volume, there is suddenly a loud scream ...