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Julius Caesar is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse this November

Contemporary civilisation as we know it has collapsed. Amidst the ruins and dust, a group of storytellers present Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar to examine where humanity went wrong. Director Jo Loth powerfully integrates her backgrounds in cabaret, physical theatre and Shakespearean performance, and joins forces with Matilda Award-winning designer Angel Kosch, to deliver a chilling premonition of humanity’s future. The performance features an original soundscape, evocative movement and ...

ANTLive is coming to a cinema near you!

Three productions, filmed in front of live audiences will feature in the first My Cinema Select Spring Season sharing the unique experience of a night at the theatre with independent cinema patrons. “Today’s Cinemagoers want more than just a film they could view at home, they want a total cinema experience, something new, something different - perhaps something they have never experienced before.” Says Grant Dodwell, co-founder of Australian National Theatre Live. “We provide ...

Home grown hit Prize Fighter embarks on a National Tour!

The four-time Helpmann nominated production, which received its premiere at La Boite’s Roundhouse Theatre for Brisbane Festival 2015, is adrenaline-pumping, full contact theatre, inspired by Fidel’s remarkable own story story and those of people he has known. It tells the story of Isa, a young Congolese boxer blazing an impressive career between the ropes. Gearing up for the national title fight, Isa soon discovers it’s not just his opponents he has to outdo, but the demons from ...

Planets is coming to Flowstate this month!

Members of the public are invited to interact, share and experience the joy of movement with one another, led by a contemporary dancer.   //   Onlookers can observe the spectacle of light created by the participants as they ripple and pulse across urban landscapes. Throughout the performance, an unspoken dialogue begins to unfold as the stars, participants and dancer connect to transform the space around them. Planets 21 - 26 August 2018 Flowstate, South Bank ...

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

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 ...

Letters to Lindy coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse!

Filled with humour and heartbreak, this stunning work by award-winning playwright Alana Valentine (Parramatta Girls, Head Full of Love) explores the public’s relationship with one of 20th Century Australia’s most iconic figures,  Lindy Chamberlain. The story captivated a nation. A mother accused of murdering her child, her claim – that the baby was taken by a dingo – denied and discredited by zealous police and a flawed legal system. The media circus, the rumours, the mob ...

Lysa and the Freeborn Dames coming soon to La Boîte!

This wasn’t exactly what she had in mind. Hours later, trapped in the local football club, Lysa is faced with a difficult decision – will she dig her heels in for the sake of change, even if it burns every bridge she’s ever walked?   //   Led by a fierce chorus of senior women, this fury fuelled dramedy centres on a young woman who’s on the cusp of her political awakening, grappling with the significance of legacy and self-empowerment in the face of adversity. ...

See Alice in Wonderland live on stage this month!

'You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are.' -The Mad Hatter- The New York SMASH HIT production of Lewis Carroll’s timeless classic ALICE IN WONDERLAND comes to life on stage in the most hilarity-filled madcap fun – touring Brisbane, Gold Coast & the Sunshine Coast during these July school holidays. Tumble down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her adventures through Wonderland. With the cast ...