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Lin-Manuel Miranda in conversation with Leigh Sales to be broadcast on ABC TV and ABC iView

In his first trip to Australia to meet the local company, HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, sat down with ABC journalist Leigh Sales in Brisbane – in front of an audience of what are affectionately known around the world as #Hamilfans; for a special Q&A to recognise his contribution to the cultural zeitgeist and to discuss the impact that HAMILTON is having around the world. Miranda was honest and candid with Sales about the challenges he faced bringing HAMILTON to the stage, ...

The Poison of Polygamy is coming to La Boite this May!

From the opium dens of 19th Century China to the harsh, rugged goldfields of colonial Australia, this production offers an illuminating insight into the early Chinese-Australian experience and puts a human face on the issue of migration. Sleep-Sick is an ambitious young man from southern China who sets sail for the Victorian goldfields to make his fortune. We bear witness to Ma, the long-suffering wife he leaves behind, Tsiu Hei, the seductive and cunning temptation he encounters, the ...

The Mystery of the Valkyrie is coming to QPAC for a strictly limited season!

This coming March 2023 at QPAC, one of the most legendary characters of literature and screen comes to life on stage with this highly-anticipated new Australian work. Journey back to 221B Baker Street with Holmes, Watson, Adler and Moriarty, as this fast-paced dramatic thriller explodes onto the Playhouse stage with extraordinary staging and projections.   //   Written and Directed by the extraordinary Michael Futcher, this epic play will have you on the edge of your ...

Kevin Hart is returning to Australia this March for a national tour!

Additionally, his previous global comedy tour sold out over 100 arenas around the world for 2018’s Irresponsible Tour, which sold over one million tickets worldwide including Australia and New Zealand.   //   Beyond his stand-up, Hart is a Hollywood Box office powerhouse, a two-times New York Best-selling author a highly successful actor and an entrepreneur. Across his acting career, Kevin Hart has starred in eleven movies that opened at number one at the Box office ...

Macbeth in Concert is coming to QPAC this March!

Fueled by treachery, superstition and a lust for power that knows no bounds, Shakespeare’s Macbeth is a tale for our times. Incoming Chief Conductor Umberto Clerici leads the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and the mighty Opera Queensland Chorus, in a thrilling concert performance of Verdi’s murderous tale.   //   With José Carbó as Macbeth, Anna Louise-Cole as Lady Macbeth, and Rosario La Spina as Macduff, the passion and fury of Verdi’s renowned score will be ...

Hamilton $10 Digital ticket lottery confirmed for Brisbane!

The digital lottery, known in North America as Ham4Ham, is powered exclusively through the TodayTix app. The HAMILTON Lottery will have a limited number of tickets available for every performance at $10 each. The first lottery for the Brisbane season will open from 12:01am Friday 13 January through to 1:00pm Thursday 19 January for tickets to performances from January 27 - 29. Subsequent digital lotteries will begin on each Friday and close the following Thursday for the upcoming week’s ...

Alan Cumming is coming to QPAC this January!

Alan’s diverse career has seen him perform in concert halls across the globe, including the Sydney Opera House, the London Palladium, the Hollywood Bowl and Carnegie Hall. On the screen and on stage he’s played God, the Devil, Hitler, the Pope, a teleporting superhero, Hamlet, all the parts in Macbeth, Dionysus, a Smurf (twice), the MC in Cabaret (thrice), a James Bond baddie – and political spinmeister Eli Gold on seven seasons of TV’s The Good Wife, for which he received multiple ...

Pat Malone’s Magic Garden is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse next month!

Pat Malone’s Magic Garden is a fun-fuelled exploration of creativity for families. Fusing Physical Theatre, Circus and Dance with a good old fashioned ‘Aussie yarn’ this is a colourful and iconic piece about the nature of reality and the power of imagination. Follow Pat Malone, a Mythical Creature Researcher, on a very unique journey, as he shares his research into Autonomous Imaginary Species, or A.I.S. These are creatures that begin in the imagination, and then become real, ...

Garden Party is coming to La Boite this Summer!

Join the bees on their magical adventure and be amazed by their super strength, glow-in-the-dark escapades, acrobatic skills, groovy dance moves, and giant new friends. From the team that brought you A Bee Story, this brand new show explores new themes around sustainability (pollination!), teamwork, and community spirit. The show was co-created by performer Robbie Curtis (Circa, Cirque du Soleil, Circus Oz, Australian Ballet), and performer Lizzie McRae (A Bee Story, Living Sculptures: How ...

Christmas Actually is coming to the Fortitude Music Hall this December!

Naomi Price and friends will return to stuff your stocking with the music of Love Actually live on stage, wrapped up with a sprig of holly and bucketloads of comedy and charm.   //   Relive the magic musical moments from your favourite festive film including hit songs by Mariah Care, Joni Mitchell, The Beatles and more. Brought to life by a band of Australia’s top musicians and superstar vocalists Naomi Price, Irene Lysiuk, Luke Kennedy and Tom Oliver. Bursting with ...