What’s On: Death of a Salesman (Queensland Theatre)

Queensland Theatre will open their 2019 Season of Dreamers with the play that defined the 20th Century – Arthur Miller’s award-winning classic, Death of a Salesman. I have two double passes to give away to the preview performance on February 11 – head over to Instagram for your chance to win. As the death-rattle of American optimism echoes... Continue Reading →

GIVEAWAY: The Longest Minute

Imagery via Kath Rose & Associates Where? QPAC’s Cremorne Theatre When? May 26 – June 23, 2018 Football and theatre collide as Queensland Theatre’s next mainstage production makes its world premiere, playing on the 2015 Rugby League Grand Final between the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys. Backstreet Brisbane has two tickets to give... 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 →

REVIEW: The 39 Steps (Queensland Theatre)

Hugh Parker as Richard Hannay and Liz Buchanan as Annabella Shmidt Where? Cremorne Theatre, QPAC When? February 24 – March 28, 2018 Part noir murder mystery and part comedy sketch, Queensland Theatre’s season of The 39 Steps makes brilliant use of physical comedy and farce, spy movie and thriller tropes, audience interaction and melodrama to... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Low Clouds

Low Clouds creator Niz Jabour. Photographed by Thomas Manton-Williams.   Where? Diane Cilento Studio, West End When? August 30 – September 2 (4 shows only) Low Clouds is the third iteration of The Rain Project, first performed by Iraqi artists in Baghdad in 2014, and then an Australian presentation at La Boite Theatre, Brisbane, in... Continue Reading →

Season 2018 Launch – Queensland Theatre

  Queensland Theatre has launched their 2018 season, renewing their commitment to Queenslanders and their stories, as well as bringing world premieres and exclusive shows to audiences across the state. The 2017 season, the company’s first under the Artistic Directorship of Sam Strong, has seen record high season ticket sales, as well as the largest... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Rice (Queensland Theatre Company)

Winner of the Queensland Premier’s Drama Award, which allows three finalists to be paid to develop their work with industry professionals, Michele Lee’s Ricemakes its world premiere with Queensland Theatre Company.   Set against the corporate background of an Australian rice company, the play centres around two women – the “Indian Princess” Nisha (Kristy Best) who... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Once in Royal David’s City

  Jason Klarwein was dynamic as Will Drummond, despite regular interludes that bordered on dramaturgy lectures.    Queensland Theatre Company, co-presenting with Perth's Black Swan Theatre Company, brings the work of former Artistic Director Michael Gow to the QPAC Playhouse. Once in Royal David's City is a Christmas story of a different kind, dealing with... Continue Reading →

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