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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, ...

The Time is Now is coming to La Boite this May!

One stage, one microphone, countless young voices demanding to be heard. The Time Is Now is a thrilling glimpse into the future as imagined by 10 switched-on and politically savvy young Queenslanders aged 12-17, that make up La Boite’s Young Artist Company. Real teenagers with real conviction, spanning diverse cultures, backgrounds and political views, will make you sit up and pay attention as they advocate for a better future.   //   The Time Is Now gives this ...

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 ...

Naked & Screaming is making its world premiere at La Boite this February!

With Simon in LA for work, a sleep-deprived Emily is left alone to care for baby Dylan, triggering a chain reaction that will alter everyone’s lives. Audiences are in for a heart-stopping psychological thrill ride, not knowing who to trust and who to believe, as the couple’s relationship unravels.   //   The world premiere of Naked & Screaming is a new Australian family tragedy with a savage script by award-winning playwright Mark Rogers (2019 Griffin Award, ...

The Neighbourhood Theatre Review

Different avenues to the same hopeful destination. Those paths are lined with obstacles of omission and the hurdles of acceptance. Sometimes it’s just an uncaring aside that cuts the deepest. Embracing a world view outside the easily known is often a step too far. Rattle the cage of easy avoidance. Each remembrance carries the weight of deeply felt emotion, sometimes through appalling apathy, sometimes amid armed conflagration or even the deep desire for anonymity. After giving our ...

The Neighbourhood is coming to La Boite this February

The revelatory work tracks seven individual, real-life journeys from the experience of fleeing homelands, to seeking refuge and creating, fostering and discovering a new community (or neighbourhood) in Australia.   //   The Neighbourhood promises an evening of honest, authentic, and deeply moving theatre, imbued with a sense of hope, power and recognition. Written and co-created by the story-tellers themselves, The Neighbourhood traverses a range of story-telling ...

Christmas Actually is returning to La Boite!

Starring Queensland’s first lady of song Naomi Price (The Voice Australia, Ladies in Black, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Christmas Actually delivers all the hits from beloved holiday classic Love Actually wrapped up with a sprig of holly and The Little Red Company’s trademark comedy and charm. Relive the magic musical moments from your favourite festive film including smash hit songs by Mariah Carey, Joni Mitchell, Norah Jones, Eva Cassidy, Kelly Clarkson, The Beach Boys and ...

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons is coming to La Boite

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons imagines a world where we’re forced to say less. It’s about what we say and how we say it; about the things we can only hear in the silence; about dead cats, activism, eye contact and lemons, lemons, lemons, lemons, lemons.   //   Under Matt Seery’s incisive direction, La Boite’s Young Artist Company will deconstruct and reconstruct the work as an ensemble of twelve performers, taking on Steiner’s sharp, dystopian two-hander ...

From Darkness Theatre Review

Anger and fear have created a divide that becomes filled with selfish outbursts and recriminating discourse. The love that exists is challenged and through the white noise of profanity and unchecked rage, beacons of light begin to burst through. This emerging flame of illumination emits from the spiritual centre that all humans possess but one that is slowly extinguished by a separation of one’s spiritual self. In this case it takes the distraction free focus of the young to empower ...

From Darkness is coming to La Boite this Month!

It’s the anniversary of Vinnie’s death. His brother, 17-year old Preston is being visited by spirits— seemingly tormenting him while he sleeps. His sister, Akira buries her pain in her phone. Their father, Eric, is in denial and their mother, Abigail, is numbing her pain with drink, while Nan is coping with it all by talking… a lot. There’s no denying that Preston’s on the cusp of something otherworldly. The family’s disconnect from each other and the world has gone on long ...