Review: A Life in the Theatre (Ad Astra)

Francis McMahon and Jesse Richardson as Robert and John, photographed by Fraser Smith Content warning: Strong coarse language, reference to self harm Ad Astra have opened their 2023 season with David Mamet's comedy A Life in the Theatre, directed by Pierce Gordon with Assistant Director Caitlin Hill. A punchy two-handed comedy that focuses on the... Continue Reading →

Review: Owen Salomé and Brisbane Tango Orchestra

Owen Salomé (far right) and the Brisbane Tango Orchestra perform at the Old Museum, photographed by Alex Jamieson Brisbane Tango Orchestra presented a unique and engaging afternoon of music at the Old Museum, performing a concert of original compositions by Owen Salomé with the composer himself as a guest soloist. Salomé and the Brisbane Tango... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Symphony Under the Stars (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Brenda Sullivan, Kate Travers, and Ashley Carter, photographed by Peter Wallis Symphony Under the Stars 25 March 2023 Roma Street Parklands, Brisbane City Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO) will present a free, hour-long outdoor concert at the Roma Street Parklands this March, featuring the full symphony orchestra on stage led by renowned conductor Richard Davis, performing well known... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Hayd’n Seek (Ensemble Trivium)

Hayd'n Seek 16 March 2023 Old Museum, Fortitude Valley Renowned for their imaginative, vibrant programming and inspired combinations of instruments, Ensemble Trivium presents the first concert of its 2023 season in the intimate and relaxed ambience of Brisbane’s iconic Old Museum - attendees can enjoy a glass of wine pre and post-performance, and stay afterwards... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Anything Goes (Phoenix Ensemble)

Anything Goes 3 – 25 March 2023 (every Friday and Saturday) Phoenix Ensemble, Beenleigh Showgrounds, James Street, Beenleigh In Cole Porter's Tony-winning musical romp across the Atlantic, etiquette and convention head out the portholes as two unlikely pairs set off on the course to true love… proving that sometimes all destiny needs is a little... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Murder Village: An Improvised Whodunnit

Murder Village: An Improvised Whodunnit 20 - 21 May 2023 Brisbane Powerhouse Rooftop Terrace Following critically acclaimed sell-out runs in Melbourne and Sydney, Murder Village: An Improvised Whodunnit returns to Brisbane for the first time in seven years at this year’s Brisbane Comedy Festival. First created for a season at the Spring Hill Reservoir in... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Queensland Cabaret Festival 2023

Queensland Cabaret Festival 24 March - 16 April 2023 Multiple venues including Judith Wright Arts Centre, Metro Arts, and the Old Museum Queensland Cabaret Festival 2023 (Cabfest ’23) asks you to take one step beyond, into the intimate sphere of the brilliant, the bright, the beautiful, and the bewildering. Theatre and music collide in this... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Macbeth in Concert (Opera Queensland)

Macbeth in Concert 9 - 11 March 2023 QPAC Concert Hall, South Bank Giuseppe Verdi’s thrilling version of Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy, Macbeth, will open Opera Queensland’s 2023 season. Macbeth in Concert will be led by a cast of Australian singers, including the acclaimed Opera Queensland Chorus, baritone José Carbó making his debut as Macbeth, Anna Louise-Cole making... Continue Reading →

Review: Bloom Girl (MeOhMy)

Charli Burrowes as Bloom Girl Multidisciplinary artist Charli Burrowes has christened the Talbot Theatre, part of the newly renovated Thomas Dixon Centre in West End, with her debut theatre show Bloom Girl. An 80-minute solo show written, performed, and co-produced by Burrowes and directed by Elise Lamb, Bloom Girl tackles social media, authenticity, and the... Continue Reading →

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