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Steven Oliver’s autobiographical comedy cabaret, Bigger & Blacker is coming to La Boite!

This is cabaret as you’ve never seen it before! Bigger & Blacker is a comedy cabaret guaranteed to get you laughing, thinking and shimmying in your seats over one action-packed hour of entertainment. Steven Oliver, the star of ABC’s hit television series Black Comedy, is fresh and fabulous in the world premiere production, based on his own life.   //   Bigger & Blacker combines comedy and contemplation with saucy stories, reflections on love and loss ...

Awesome Ocean Party is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse this month!

She invites you, her party guests, into the depths of her three hearts. Through song, storytelling and ocean-themed everything she weaves together a tale of love, loss, longing and legends of amphibious family histories. An exploration into our need for human connection, it asks: how can we transform our pain and fear into vulnerability and courage allowing us to be imperfectly human, together?   //   Awesome Ocean Party was nominated for Best Cabaret at Melbourne ...

Cabaret De Paris returns to QPAC for three shows only!

Cabaret De Paris is a stage spectacular celebrating old-fashioned showgirl glamour combined with the skill of adagio dancers, aerial pole artistry, comedy circus performers, quick change performers, illusionists and of course the famous French Cancan Dancers! (please note: the 2pm show on Saturday will be covered, while the two evening performances are topless) Australian born and trained Marissa Burgess, the longest-serving principal performer in the Moulin Rouge's 120-year history, ...

La Silhouette is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse

La Silhouette is a cabaret club; a maze of mirages where myriad mysterious shapes pull you into dark corners and hidden rooms. Here, the shape of Brisbane’s queer history is brought to life by eight people whose spirits suffer all, celebrate all and endure all across decades of hiding, rioting and retribution.   //   On evenings like this, a drag queen may take you into her dressing room and whisper secrets. You may find yourself talking to the police on behalf of a ...

Hot Brown Honey Theatre Review

Mixing up elements of cabaret, burlesque, music, physical theatre and dance in a wild cavalcade of bright colours and big energy, Hot Brown Honey shrinks a big room down to the intimacy of a friend’s living room. A very groovy friend with hip-hop, James Brown and Living Colour spinning round and round and round. // Presenting their ideas in a confrontation way with the shake of the hip and a sly wink, the seven women make it very clear that they are not going to take anything but ...

Ben Folds Australian 2018 Tour!

In 2018, the virtuoso will bring his two-part solo piano show to Capital Cities around the country, delivering a high-energy rock performance using the intimacy of just a piano. For the first half of the show, Folds will curate a playlist armed with a songbook spanning his entire career, likely to include hits like ‘Brick’, ‘Rockin’ The Suburbs’ and ‘One Angry Dwarf and 200 Solemn Faces’.   //   In the concert’s second half, Folds will hand over the reins ...

Wonderland Festival 2017 at Brisbane Powerhouse

The 2017 program features internationally acclaimed acts and interstate guests alongside homegrown heroes and festival favourites, canvassing comedy to burlesque, contemporary circus, cabaret, music, art installation and more.   //   This year’s highlights include beatbox sensation and one-man orchestra Tom Thum and bohemian singer- songwriter Jamie MacDowell joining forces for a musical mash-up that defies conventions and expectations. American comedy legend Arj ...

Queensland Cabaret Festival 2017

Born in Paris, the city of love, the intimate and provocative art of cabaret has evolved into one of the most captivating live performance genres– an eclectic mix of music, dance, drama and comedy. This year’s Festival is brimming with internationally acclaimed talent including iconic Australian singer-songwriter Paul Kelly with Irish chanteuse Camille O’Sullivan; Grammy award-winning jazz guitarist Bill Frisell; star of stage and screen Alan Cumming; The Cat Empire’s front man ...

Regan Lynch Does It In Public

One of Brisbane's rising independent theatre performers, Regan Lynch, is one of these 2,000 men. And his new cabaret, Regan Lynch Does It In Public, offers a cheeky glimpse into life before, and after he began taking the drug.   //   “PrEP, I think, gives us a chance for a new sexual revolution. Or at least the continuing of an old one. Some of us have never known life without a fear and anxiety of HIV. It's been driven into us since we were children. Antiretrovirals ...

Cargo Club at Metro Arts

The club-style performance will rattle the six storey warehouse in Brisbane’s CBD with a unique blend of cool tunes, spoken word, ancient rituals, live art, cultural performances and retro-futurist technologies in the Sue Benner Theatre.   //   Transporting audiences across the world from rural villages to bustling city centers, Cargo Club dishes up a rich experience filled with deeply cultural and intimately personal stories presented in eight languages. Between ...