What’s On: Love Triangle: An evening of one-act plays (Corporation Theatre and Minola Theatre)

Love Triangle: An evening of one-act plays 7.30pm, 25 January (one performance only) Ron Hurley Theatre, Seven Hills Hub, Seven Hills Tickets: $22 Helmed by the directors of Corporation Theatre and Minola Theatre, and featuring a strong ensemble of local talent, this is a one-off theatrical event exploring themes of love and fidelity, and how... Continue Reading →

2019 in Review – Performance Highlights

A rainbow of memories from this year - I saw over 60 shows in 2019, from big openings to backyard performances, through comedy, musicals, dance, theatre, music, and (for the first time) opera. It's been an incredible year in Brisbane performing arts and the calibre of shows has been high, so this list was a... Continue Reading →

Review: Spring Awakening (Moreton Bay Theatre Company)

Content and trigger warning: Please note that this production contains, and therefore this review refers to, abuse, rape, abortion, incest, suicide, violence, partial nudity, mature themes, and coarse language. This production is not recommended for anyone under fifteen years. Moreton Bay Theatre Company presents Spring Awakening, directed by Pat James with musical direction by Melissa... Continue Reading →

What’s On: The Revisionist (Refraction Theatre)

The Revisionist 7 - 14 November Metro Arts Refraction Theatre present the Australian the premiere season of The Revisionist by Academy Award nominee Jesse Eisenberg; an exploration of obsession, secrets, and the nature of family starring Kate Wilson and Michael Mandalios, with direction by Caroline Dunphy. Young writer David arrives in Poland with a crippling case of writer's... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Spring Awakening (Moreton Bay Theatre Company)

Spring Awakening 8 - 24 November 2019 NeverLand Theatre, North Lakes A musical interpretation of Frank Wedekind’s 1906 play, intricately tied to the expressionist movement, Spring Awakening is a rock musical  telling the story of teenagers discovering the tumult of sexuality. Set in late 19th-century Germany, where grown-ups hold all the cards,  headstrong Melchior and... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Antigone (Queensland Theatre)

Antigone 26 October - 16 November 2019 Bille Brown Theatre Queensland Theatre’s 2019 season finale is a compelling adaptation of Antigone by Merlynn Tong after Sophocles - a Greek tragedy about a young female citizen standing up for her values in the face of fierce criticism, speaking her truth to power. In the aftermath of... Continue Reading →

Queensland Theatre announces new Artistic Director

Queensland Theatre have announced that well-known cultural leader and director Lee Lewis, current Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer of Griffin Theatre Company will succeed Sam Strong as the company’s Artistic Director, beginning in January 2020. Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch said the next Artistic Director will share the richness of vision that Sam... Continue Reading →

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