REVIEW: GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS (Bonnie Curtis Projects)

Image credit: David Vagg   After sell-out shows in Sydney, Bonnie Curtis Projects embark on their first tour to Queensland, and the nature of the performance defies definition – it’s not dance, it’s not theatre, it’s GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS. Hosted by the charismatic Mistress of Ceremonies, who did a fabulous job in widening the boundaries... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Puck (Magnetic North Theatre Company)

Image credit: Aimi Hobson   In a hidden garden in Bardon, the mischievous sprite Puck makes his return to the human realm to master the whiles of the WiFi, which is interfering with Fae magic. But things have changes since Puck last stumbled upon mortals… The four lovers of A Midsummer Night’s Dream are reintroduced... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Much Ado (Shakespeare Plugged In)

  Image credit: Geoff Lawrence, Creative Futures Photography. Shakespeare Plugged In transform the world’s first romantic comedy into a musical tour de force at Brisbane’s legendary live music venue, The Zoo. Shakespeare’s lyrical prose lends itself to musical interpretation, and Shakespeare Plugged In have taken it a step further, turning the world’s first romantic comedy into... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Invisible Things (Alex Mizzen)

  Confined by a 3x3m box wrapped in transparent plastic, Alex Mizzen merges circus, dance, and theatre to create a stirring performance that explores the ‘invisible things’ we all carry in different ways. Developed from and inspired by 17 years’ of Alex’s personal journals, the work sees Alex wrestling with the voice in her head,... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Brisbanality (The Dustbin Hoffmans)

  You never know your luck in a medium-sized city! Tripod meets Tenacious D meets pub rock in the 5-piece Dustbin Hoffmans, and their show Brisbanality is part rock, part cabaret, all brilliant Brisbane. Performed in the heritage-listed, renovated substation at Woolloongabba, Brisbanality combined storytelling, music, and pieces of Brisbane history. The band played against... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Dinopocalypse (Ruckus Brisbane)

Image credit: Geoff Lawrence, Creative Futures Photography.   Ruckus has created an interactive and immersive theatre experience combining spoken word, dance, physical theatre, and, of course, dinosaurs. The experience of Dinopocalypse began before we reached the venue, with the Facebook event page containing messages from Dinocorp. Patrons were greeted at the door by Dinocorp’s experts,... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Twelfth Night (Queensland Theatre)

Move over, Beyonce! Christen O'Leary as Malvolia. Image via Kath Rose & Associates. Where? QPAC’s Playhouse Theatre When? April 28 – May 19 ‘Things change and so do we’ – Queensland Theatre has beautifully reinvigorated Shakespeare’s final comedy, Twelfth Night, with a suite of new songs by Tim Finn. I grew up listening to a... Continue Reading →

Anywhere Theatre Festival

  Where? Anywhere but a theatre across Brisbane, Noosa, and the Sunshine Coast! When? May 10 - 27, 2018 Anywhere Festival has launched, with the full programme now available and some shows already sold out! A Brisbane-based non-profit with a vision of bringing exciting performances to non-traditional spaces – backyards, bars, battleships – Anywhere is... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: La Bayadère (Queensland Ballet)

Soloist Joel Woellner as Solor (front), photographed by David Kelly Where? Playhouse Theatre, QPAC When? March 16-31, 2018 Queensland Ballet present the world premiere of Greg Horsman’s La Bayadère, a co-production between QB, West Australian Ballet and Royal Winnipeg Ballet that reimagines a little-known classical ballet and sweeps audiences away to the 19th century British... Continue Reading →

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