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Brisbane Powerhouse showcases 44 Sex Acts in One Week!

After seeing national success, the critically-acclaimed 44 Sex Acts in One Week is now making its way to Brisbane Powerhouse for four steamy nights. Girl meets boy. Girl hates boy. Girl f*** boy 44 times. The world collapses. This live foley comedy gig is an apocalyptic rom-com, told through six microphones, four plastic sex tarps and lots of fruit.   //   Watch five actors go down on their microphones and some random fruit in a theatrically dextrous response to ...

West Side Story Theatre Review

When the curtain arose, it was easy to get lost in the pure verve of the cast of West Side Story. The opening dance number was so energetic, it felt like they too were revelling in their ability to share such a communal experience. With a play so well known they had to bring their A-game and that they did. Most know the storyline already, so it was up to the creators to produce a unique approach. The mix of pure athleticism of the dance numbers and quality of voice on display gave this ...

Brisbane Comedy Festival Returns in 2021!

The Brisbane Comedy Festival returns with a star-studded line-up hitting the river city for three huge weeks of laughs and live gigs from 16 July to 8 August 2021. Warm-up your winter with a packed program of sizzling highlights featuring homegrown heroes repeat offenders and fan favourites playing three big Brisbane venues: Brisbane Powerhouse, The Tivoli, and The Fortitude Music Hall. In time-honoured fashion, the Brisbane Comedy Festival Opening Gala kicks off the 24-day event on ...

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 ...

Growing Up Disabled in Australia is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse

Growing Up Disabled in Australia is the fifth book in the highly acclaimed, bestselling Growing Up series. Edited by award-winning writer, speaker and appearance activist, Carly Findlay, the book includes interviews with prominent Australians such as Senator Jordon Steele-John and Paralympian Isis Holt, poetry and graphic art, as well as more than 40 original pieces by writers with a disability or chronic illness.   //   Join Carly Findlay with contributors Anna Whatel...

Titanic the Movie the Play is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse!

Join aristocratic Rose and lowborn Jack as they discover love, loss and a lack of lifeboats on board the ‘unsinkable’ ocean liner.   //   There’s a rogue iceberg out for revenge, and (spoilers!) not everyone will survive. But if you’re lucky, you might get to have sex in a car. Warning: contains Hollywood-ish special effects, that awful Celine Dion song and jokes about Billy Zane’s career. Titanic the Movie the Play 19 August - 12 September 2021 Brisb...

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, ...

Rumour Has It is coming to QPAC this month!

Rumour Has It charts the incredible rise of the blockbuster soul sensation of the modern age, with all the upfront British wit and heart-stopping tunes that have made Adele the highest-selling recording artist of the 21st Century. Australian stage siren Naomi Price reprises her career-defining performance for one night only at QPAC’s Concert Hall, telling the astonishing story of the mischievous working class diva from North London who woke up the world with debut album 19, then ...