Review: Love Triangle: An evening of one-act plays (Minola Theatre and Corporation Theatre)

Minola Theatre and Corporation Theatre presented Love Triangle: An evening of one-act plays for one performance only at the Ron Hurley Theatre on January 25, showcasing an ensemble of local talent across three pieces of theatre written in 1913, 2008, and 2019. Helmed by the directors of the two theatre companies, Love Triangle explored themes... 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 →

Review: The 8 Reindeer Monologues (The Drama Merchant)

Content and trigger warning: This production contains or refers to, and therefore this review refers to, sexual harassment and abuse, rape, paedophilia, homophobic and ableist slurs, mature themes, and coarse language. The Drama Merchant presents The 8 Reindeer Monologues, a dark Christmas drama with moments of humour by Jeff Goode. The play is presented in... Continue Reading →

Review: Spring Awakening (Moreton Bay Theatre Company)

Content and trigger warning: Please note that this production contains, and therefore this review refers to, abuse, rape, abortion, incest, suicide, violence, partial nudity, mature themes, and coarse language. This production is not recommended for anyone under fifteen years. Moreton Bay Theatre Company presents Spring Awakening, directed by Pat James with musical direction by Melissa... Continue Reading →

What’s On: The Revisionist (Refraction Theatre)

The Revisionist 7 - 14 November Metro Arts Refraction Theatre present the Australian the premiere season of The Revisionist by Academy Award nominee Jesse Eisenberg; an exploration of obsession, secrets, and the nature of family starring Kate Wilson and Michael Mandalios, with direction by Caroline Dunphy. Young writer David arrives in Poland with a crippling case of writer's... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Spring Awakening (Moreton Bay Theatre Company)

Spring Awakening 8 - 24 November 2019 NeverLand Theatre, North Lakes A musical interpretation of Frank Wedekind’s 1906 play, intricately tied to the expressionist movement, Spring Awakening is a rock musical  telling the story of teenagers discovering the tumult of sexuality. Set in late 19th-century Germany, where grown-ups hold all the cards,  headstrong Melchior and... Continue Reading →

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