Review: The Lady Diamantina Bowen Tour (Talk of the Town Storytelling Services)

Be guided through the life and times of the first residents of Old Government House by the gracious Lady Diamantina Bowen herself. History comes to life on this tour as the wife of Queensland's first Governor makes a return to the grounds and interior of Queensland’s first Government House. She guided us through the rooms... Continue Reading →

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Review: The Telefon (Lightning Bolt Creative)

An uncomfortably unfunny and unnecessarily foul endurance exercise for the audience. If you've ever seen the workings of an unsupervised grade eight drama class, you'll have an idea of what happened on The Telefon. It was an ambitious concept - a livestreamed performance experienced by the audience in the comfort of their own home, interacting... Continue Reading →

Review: Everyone’s Leaving Brisbane

Taylor and Rosa take the audience on a hilarious journey through Brisbane’s cultural icons, from the majestic brown snake of the Brisbane River to the humble ibis, as they lament the loss of their friends to ‘cultural capitals’ like Melbourne and London. Another night, another goodbye party for a friend – Taylor and Rosa are... Continue Reading →

Review: Mettle, Moxie & Melody (Etch Events)

Mettle, Moxie & Melody is a brilliant original musical that follows three fierce leading ladies as they confront and conquer the metaphorical dragons in their modern-day fairy tales and seize control of their own destinies. Evie is moving to the big city to find herself and explore her sexuality away from her conservative mother. Stella... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Oklahoma! (Savoyards Musical Comedy Society Inc)

Oklahoma! 22 June - 6 July 2019 Iona Performing Arts Centre, Wynnum Tickets: $28 - $50 Following their spectacular sell-out seasons of Les Miserables and Chicago last year, Savoyards begin their 2019 season with Rogers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! A classic American musical, Oklahoma! has won multiple international awards, including a Pulitzer, Tony's and Academy award. It has also been made into... Continue Reading →

Review: Playing Pretend (The Big Crew)

It's exhausting trying to keep a dream alive. The Big Crew present a post-art-school existential crisis that is painfully relatable for most of us with Arts degrees. Billing itself as the diary of an unaccomplished actor, Playing Pretend comprised a series of personal monologues and short scenes with a cast of four, exploring the trials... Continue Reading →

Review: Skyward (Republic of Song & Vulcana)

Republic of Song's shimmering, soaring fusion of circus and song will give you goosebumps. Supported by Vulcana, Skyward combined several art forms - song, circus, and photo/videography - into a meditation on mindfulness that is quite cathartic in its beauty. Time lapse photography by Michael Owen was interspersed with song and aerial circus choreography to... Continue Reading →

Review: In Bloom (Underground Productions)

Tales of lost love, treasured memories, and poetic musings on the world we live in, set among cool greenery and the sound of running water. In Bloom is a series of monologues and spoken word poems about art, sex, and nature, created from anonymous submissions and performed by five women among the trailing green leaves and... Continue Reading →

What’s On: American Idiot (Pannic Productions)

Green Day’s AMERICAN IDIOT 21 - 23 June, 2019 Gardens Theatre, QUT X-Block, Gardens Point Precinct Tickets: $54.85 ($48.85 concession & group bookings) Can you hear the sound of hysteria? Brisbane-based independent theatre company Pannic Productions are bringing the Queensland community theatre premiere of Green Day’s AMERICAN IDIOT to The Gardens Theatre, QUT for a strictly limited... Continue Reading →

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