Trent Dalton, Tim McGarry, and Boy Swallows Universe (Queensland Theatre)

As part of the launch of Queensland Theatre’s 2020 Season, I spoke with Trent Dalton, author of bestselling novel Boy Swallows Universe, and Tim McGarry, who is adapting the novel for the stage. Boy Swallows Universe is set in Brisbane in the 80s, and it has a very distinct sense of place and time. How... Continue Reading →

Queensland Theatre Season 2020

Queensland Theatre has launched its 2020 Season – the company’s 50th season, , and its final under Artistic Director Sam Strong. As the company celebrates 50 seasons of stories, it is especially proud of the success of the immediate past. Under the Artistic Direction of Sam Strong and the executive leadership of Amanda Jolly, Queensland... Continue Reading →

Boy Swallows Universe will take to the Queensland Theatre stage in 2020

In a hugely exciting coup, Queensland Theatre has secured the rights for the world premiere season of the stage version of Brisbane-born author Trent Dalton’s award-winning and much acclaimed debut novel, Boy Swallows Universe, to be produced with Brisbane Festival. Queensland Theatre’s Artistic Director Sam Strong will direct an adaptation by Tim McGarry, premiering as part of Queensland... Continue Reading →

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