Review: and now we wait (Villanova Players)

Beth Allen and Ashleigh Horsfield, photographed by Christopher Sharman Photography Content note: and now we wait includes mature themes, including references to death and violence. Villanova Players presented Stephanie Clark's dark drama and now we wait at the Ron Hurley Theatre as part of their Villanova Start-Ups initiative, which is designed to help young people... Continue Reading →

Review: THREE 2.0 (Australasian Dance Collective)

Australasian Dance Collective artists perform Cass Mortimer Eipper’s Limbic. Photographed by David Kelly. After the season was postponed earlier in the year due to flood damage at QPAC, Australasian Dance Collective opened their second iteration of THREE at the Brisbane Powerhouse, a triple bill of new works from three different choreographers, all created in collaboration... Continue Reading →

Review: The Ugly One (AllEntertainment)

Cast of The Ugly One David Gaffney (top), Ellie Waddingham, David O’Donoghoe, and Jai Selva. Image supplied. AllEntertainment presented German playwright Marius von Mayenburg's social satire The Ugly One, translated by Maja Zade, at Brisbane’s newest theatre venue. Fast-paced and funny, the one-act play was delivered with earnest absurdity by the cast of four, directed... Continue Reading →

Review: Studio Sessions 3 (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Johannes Fritzsch conducts Queensland Symphony Orchestra for Studio Sessions 3. Photographed by Peter Wallis. Queensland Symphony Orchestra's Studio Sessions provide a more intimate concert experience, where individual instruments and artists can shine, and Studio Sessions 3 included works by Beethoven, Mozart, and Australian composer and violist Brett Dean. Johannes Fritzsch conducts Queensland Symphony Orchestra for... Continue Reading →

Review: Elgar and Mahler (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Daniel Müller-Schott performs Elgar's cello concerto with Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Photographed by Peter Wallis. Elgar and Mahler, Queensland Symphony Orchestra's first Maestro concert under the baton of recently appointed Chief Conductor Designate Umberto Clerici, was a rich and contemplative concert full of sweeping emotion and ideas. Joining QSO for Sir Edward Elgar's Concerto in E... Continue Reading →

Review: Oliver! (Savoyards Musical Comedy Society Inc)

Hannah Davies and Michael Ware as Mrs and Mr Sowerberry with Jeremiah Rees as Oliver. Photographed by Sharyn Hall. Content note: Oliver! contains mature and adult themes, depictions of physical violence, strobe and haze smoke effects, and loud noises. Savoyards has returned to the Iona Performing Arts Centre stage with their production of Lionel Bart’s... Continue Reading →

Review: Brilliant Traces (Ad Astra)

Imagery supplied by Ad Astra Content note: Brilliant Traces includes mature themes and simulated violence. Ad Astra have transformed their black box theatre in Fortitude Valley into an Alaskan cabin for Cindy Lou Johnson’s Brilliant Traces. Directed by Fiona Kennedy, with production consultation by Leonard Meenach, this is an intense and engaging two-hander exploring love... Continue Reading →

Review: Control (Observatory Theatre)

The cast of Control, photographed by Geoff Lawrence: Creative Futures Photography. Content note: Control includes coarse language, mature themes, and simulated violence, as well as flashing lights and loud noises. Keziah Warner’s dystopian science fiction triptych has made its Queensland premiere at the Queensland Multicultural Centre, presented by Observatory Theatre. Originally commissioned by Red Stitch... Continue Reading →

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