What’s On: Bloom Girl (Charli Burrowes)

Bloom Girl 3 - 11 Feburary Talbot Theatre, Thomas Dixon Centre, West End Brisbane independent artist and filmmaker Charli Burrowes will make her national theatre debut in Bloom Girl, a solo show about what it means to be liked, loved, or just real in the social media age. Directed by Elise Lamb, the show is... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Owen Salomé and the Brisbane Tango Orchestra

Brisbane Tango Orchestra. Image credit: Alex Jamieson Owen Salomé and the Brisbane Tango Orchestra 12 February 2023 The Old Museum, Fortitude Valley. Also touring to Maleny, Tugun, Redland, and Beaudesert (10 - 18 February) The Brisbane Tango Orchestra will welcome internationally acclaimed composer and bandoneón soloist Owen Salomé to perform a series of concerts across South East Queensland in... Continue Reading →

What’s On: To Barbra, With Love (Live Nation)

To Barbra With Love, with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Image credit: Nico Keenan To Barbra, With Love 3 - 4 February 2023 QPAC Concert Hall Elise McCann and Ryan Gonzalez join Australia’s own musical theatre royalty Caroline O’Connor and genre-hopping vocalist Katie Noonan for these concerts celebrating the inimitable Barbra Streisand. With Camerata - Queensland's Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Vanessa Scammell,... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Garden Party (ARC Circus)

Garden Party 11 - 23 January 2023 La Boite Roundhouse Theatre, Kelvin Grove Following on from their show A Bee Story, ARC Circus present a new adventure featuring Queen Bee and Worker Bee. Garden Party is a uniquely Australian circus and physical theatre show for children and families, incorporating a kaleidoscope of acrobatics, dance, magic... Continue Reading →

Review: Viennese Classics (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Queensland Symphony Orchestra, photographed by Peter Wallis Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s Viennese Classics concert drew together a series of seven works by great composers who made their names, found artistic inspiration, and created enduring works in the Austrian capital city of Vienna. With a programme including Beethoven, Strauss, Mahler, and Schubert, among others, Viennese Classics was... Continue Reading →

Review: The Boys (PIP Theatre)

Samuel Valentine, Stephen Geronimos, and Aidan O'Donnell Review of 12 October performance Content warnings: Violence, partial nudity, strong coarse language, offensive language, scenes of binge drinking/alcohol consumption, ableism, adult themes, murder, and discussion of physical and sexual violence. PIP Theatre presented Gordon Graham’s haunting suburban drama The Boys in October, directed by Cienda McNamara. Drawing... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Northshore Christmas Boat Parade

Northshore Christmas Boat Parade 18 December 2022 Northshore, Hamilton Seafarers and spectators alike are invited to experience Brisbane’s newest Christmas tradition, the inaugural Northshore Christmas Boat Parade, on Sunday 18 December. The Brisbane River will light up with a glittering cavalcade of illuminated boats, parading the length of Northshore Brisbane to a soundtrack of Christmas classics and merry... Continue Reading →

Review: Macbeth (Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble)

Rebecca Murphy and Rob Pensalfini as Lady and Lord Macbeth. Image by Benjamin Prindable Photography. Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble performed Macbeth for the first time in the company’s 21-year history, presented in the intimate performance space at the Fringe Brisbane Hub in South Brisbane. Directed by Angela Witcher, an ensemble of twelve actors tackled Shakespeare’s shortest... Continue Reading →

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