What’s On: A Sleep of Prisoners (Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble)

Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble Artistic Director, and director of A Sleep of Prisoners, Rob Pensalfini. Image supplied by Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble. A Sleep of Prisoners 4 March 2021 St John's Cathedral, Brisbane City Tickets $15 A slice of Queensland entertainment history will be recreated next month with a performance tribute to the 60th anniversary of the... Continue Reading →

What’s On: This Wide Night (A Moveable Theatre)

This Wide Night 18 February - 7 March 2021 Backdock Arts, 103 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley Starring Julia Johnson and Shardé Anne, with direction and design by Michael Beh and produced by Terry Hansen, This Wide Night explores the importance and uniqueness of relationships formed in prison: how they can, or perhaps cannot, exist in another... Continue Reading →

Review: Begotten: The Radio Play (Minola Theatre)

Begotten: The Radio Play Listen online at the Minola Theatre website Content and trigger warning: Please note that this production contains, and therefore this review may refer to, domestic violence and homicide, mature themes, and coarse language. Adapted from a one-woman play into a radio drama during the COVID-19 lockdown, Minola Theatre is now streaming... Continue Reading →

Review: The Midsummer Carnival (Brisbane Immersive Ensemble)

Brisbane Immersive Ensemble have turned their expertise for site-specific performance to The Stores building at Brisbane Powerhouse with The Midsummer Carnival, transforming it into a mystical forest and carnival fairground to serve as the backdrop for their rendition of Shakespeare’s comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A Midsummer Night’s Dream focuses on four Athenian lovers -... 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 →

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