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 →

Coming soon: Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq, Toombul

From the people behind Holey Moley Golf Club and B.Lucky & Sons comes Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq: a circus-themed venue packed with arcade games, theme park rides, virtual reality experiences, and plenty to eat and drink besides. Located inside the revamped Toombul shopping centre, Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq will open its doors to the public... 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 →

Review: Tchaikovsky and Beethoven (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Queensland Symphony Orchestra gave an impressive performance last Friday night with Tchaikovsky and Beethoven, delivering an outstanding concert despite a last-minute change of conductor and concert schedule. The pre-concert talk was delivered by QSO Marketing and Publications Coordinator Celia Casey, having recently completed her PhD in Musicology at the University of Queensland and who wrote... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Matrix (Expressions Dance Company, Beijing Dance/LDTX & QPAC)

Matrix 13 - 16 November 2019 Playhouse Theatre, QPAC Defined as a “cultural or social environment or context in which something develops”, Matrix is the result of an immersive creative development in Beijing in August and September, producing two new contemporary dance works by multi award-winning Australian choreographer, Stephanie Lake, and the highly-acclaimed Chinese choreographer,... 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 →

What’s On: Antigone (Queensland Theatre)

Antigone 26 October - 16 November 2019 Bille Brown Theatre Queensland Theatre’s 2019 season finale is a compelling adaptation of Antigone by Merlynn Tong after Sophocles - a Greek tragedy about a young female citizen standing up for her values in the face of fierce criticism, speaking her truth to power. In the aftermath of... Continue Reading →

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