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Hugh Sheridan is bringing Hughman to the Brisbane Festival!

See Hugh in a new light as they spin beats from Whitney Houston and George Michael to Sister Sledge, Olivia Newton-John, MJ, Sinatra and Walk the Moon.   //   With high-voltage tap, exhilarating disco moves and cool cabaret, HUGHMAN is an entertaining mash-up of music, colour, and costume. Hughman 17 - 18 September 2021 South Bank Piazza, Brisbane www.brisbanefestival.com.au

The world premiere of Let’s Be Friends Furever is coming to the Brisbane Festival!

From guide dogs to show dogs, sniffer dogs to your dog, Let’s Be Friends Furever is a community crowd-sourced homage to our four-legged best friends.   //   Melding documentary with video in a theatre-turned-dog-park, The Good Room invite you off-the-leash and on-the-record to witness canines and their companions in all their short-and-stubby, tall-and-lanky, perfectly groomed and helplessly haywire glory. And yes, there will be real dogs on stage! Let’s Be ...

Undercover Artist Festival is coming to Brisbane this September

With bold, daring and entertaining performances from international, national and local artists with disability, this trailblazing event is not to be missed.   //   Undercover Artist Festival 16 – 18 September, 2021 Queensland Theatre, South Brisbane, Brisbane www.undercoverartistfest.com

RED is coming to the Brisbane Festival!

Tens of thousands of years ago, a genetic mutation gave rise to red hair in humans. Now, like many, they are endangered.   //   Dancenorth uses the plight of its dancers as an allegory for a contracting world; a world where biodiversity is progressively being suffocated and silenced. Epic and intimate, RED illuminates the universal challenge of our survival. Time is running out. RED 8 - 12 September The Warehouse, Northshore, Hamilton www.brisbanefestival.com.au

Camerata’s Landscapes – coming to Toowoomba and Brisbane this month!

The mainstage production will play Toowoomba’s Empire Church Theatre on Wednesday 28 July and the Concert Hall at QPAC on Thursday 29 July. Wednesday’s performance will also be live-streamed via the Empire Theatres’ website. After the resounding success of Camerata Re-Mastered in June, this concert series will continue to inspire and connect audiences through music and showcase the versatility of this world-class ensemble. Camerata Artistic Director Brendan Joyce said the ...

Ishmael by Dead Puppet Society is coming to QPAC!

On the resource-depleted earth of a not so distant future, a young climate refugee named Ishmael is given the chance to build a new life, provided she can survive a voyage to the outer solar system aboard the MV Pequod under the command of the obsessive Captain Ahab. Literary epic Moby Dick reimagined as a contemporary space saga, Ishmael recasts earth’s no-longer-vast oceans with the immensity of space, and the endless possibilities and terrors it holds. Set on a futuristic version of ...

Paul McDermott Plus One is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse this month!

Presenting this suite of beautiful damnation and hot off the heels of sold-out shows and five star reviews in Adelaide Fringe, the Maestro will be joined by his plus one Glenn (or was it Ben?) in this spectacle of mellifluous wonder. Sometimes there are no words.   //   A suite of beautiful damnation, and the usual standard of malarkey, for two nights only. Paul McDermott Plus One 24 - 25 July, 2021 Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane www.brisbanepowerhouse.org

The Marriage of Figaro is coming to QPAC this July!

And so begins one of the greatest love stories ever told. This is the opera that changed the direction of the art form. When it premiered in 1786 audiences were intrigued as they watched real people wrestling with feelings of desire, betrayal, remorse, unbridled lust… Feelings they knew well themselves.   //   The original title of the opera translates as, “Figaro’s Wedding or the Mad Day”, and from the first downbeat of the music, utter chaos unfolds with lusty ...

A Midnight Visit is coming to Brisbane this July!

Inspired by the works of macabre master Edgar Allan Poe, A MIDNIGHT VISIT follows in the footsteps of internationally renowned projects like New York’s Sleep No More, re-defining the immersive experience by creating a truly all-encompassing world. Part choose-your-own-adventure, part film-set, part performance, part sound-world, A MIDNIGHT VISIT is all parts absorbing. Providing a tantalizingly shape-shifting experience from night to night and unique to each person who embarks on this ...

Ceasar is coming to La Boite this July!

Five acts. Five writers. One electrifying theatrical experience. La Boite’s revitalised CAESAR is a sharp and playful take on Shakespeare’s most cut-throat political thriller with a modern script ripped straight from the headlines. The iconic tragedy about a self-absorbed politician and the men raging for revenge is turned on its head in the hands of five fierce female-identifying playwrights.   //   Over five acts, they tear apart the ideas of fear, control, ...