Review: Call Girls (Lauren Harvey and Kelly Hodge)

Content warnings: Call Girls contains coarse language, and parental guidance is recommended for audiences under 15. Lauren Harvey and Kelly Hodge have premiered their wry and relatable workplace comedy Call Girls at Big Fork Theatre as part of the inaugural Fringe Brisbane programme. Written, produced, and performed by Harvey and Hodge, and drawing on their... Continue Reading →

What’s On: The Normal Heart (Ad Astra)

Felix Jarvis as Felix Turner and Gregory J Wilken as Ned Weeks The Normal Heart 3 - 27 November 2022 Ad Astra, 57 Misterton St, Fortitude Valley Ad Astra concludes their 2022 season with The Normal Heart, a largely autobiographical play by Larry Kramer which focuses on the rise of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in New... Continue Reading →

Review: Shakespeare Pick and (re)Mix (Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble)

Angus Thorburn, Leah Fitzgerald-Quinn, Rebekah Schmidt, Dudley Powell & Rob Pensalfini. Image supplied by Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble. Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble brought their trademark energy and enthusiasm to EC Venue for Shakespeare Pick and (re)Mix, part of the inaugural Fringe Brisbane programme, with hilarious results. Following a successful season at Anywhere Festival earlier in the year,... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Bunker (Metro Arts)

Image credit: Stewart Tyrell Bunker 19 - 22 October 2022 New Benner Theatre, Metro Arts, West End Exploring the physical threat of virtual alarm, Bunker is a bold new intermedial dance work led by internationally renowned dance choreographer, Lisa Wilson and techno-troublemaker, Nathan Sibthorpe. It’s 8:07am on January 13, 2018. Hawaii has just issued a... Continue Reading →

Review: Why Young Men Run at 2am (Ad Astra)

The cast of Why Young Men Run at 2am. Imagery supplied by Ad Astra. Content warnings: Why Young Men Run at 2am contains sexual references and coarse language. Why Young Men Run at 2am has made its premiere at Ad Astra in Fortitude Valley, produced by the company’s Astra Nova youth and scriptwriting division. Written... Continue Reading →

Review: Destiny Doomed (Observatory Theatre)

Clarise Ooi as Deirdre and Laura Fois as Blathnaid, photographed by Geoff Lawrence: Creative Futures Photography Content warning: Destiny Doomed contains simulated violence, mature themes, sexual references, mild coarse language, and strobe lighting. Written and directed by Anina-Marie van Wyk, Destiny Doomed is a contemporary reimagining of the Irish folktale Deirdre of the Sorrows, centring... Continue Reading →

What’s On: It Shoulda Been You (Phoenix Ensemble)

Image credit: PIF Productions It Shoulda Been You November 4 – 26 (performances every Friday and Saturday) Phoenix Ensemble, Beenleigh Showgrounds, Beenleigh Pop the champers, practice your speech and prepare to catch the bouquet at Phoenix Ensemble's latest musical production - the musical comedy It Shoulda Been You, produced entirely by local talent and featuring... Continue Reading →

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