What’s On: Bloom Girl (Charli Burrowes)

Bloom Girl 3 - 11 Feburary Talbot Theatre, Thomas Dixon Centre, West End Brisbane independent artist and filmmaker Charli Burrowes will make her national theatre debut in Bloom Girl, a solo show about what it means to be liked, loved, or just real in the social media age. Directed by Elise Lamb, the show is... Continue Reading →

Review: Macbeth (Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble)

Rebecca Murphy and Rob Pensalfini as Lady and Lord Macbeth. Image by Benjamin Prindable Photography. Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble performed Macbeth for the first time in the company’s 21-year history, presented in the intimate performance space at the Fringe Brisbane Hub in South Brisbane. Directed by Angela Witcher, an ensemble of twelve actors tackled Shakespeare’s shortest... Continue Reading →

Review: The Normal Heart (Ad Astra)

Gregory J Wilken & Felix Jarvis as Ned Weeks & Felix Turner in Ad Astra's production of The Normal Heart. Image supplied. Content warnings: The Normal Heart contains coloured, flashing lights and blackouts, loud music, loud voices, coarse language, adult themes, and strong themes of homophobia, illness, death, and grief. Ad Astra close their 2022... Continue Reading →

Review: output (Coleman Grehan)

Coleman Grehan performs output at the Fringe Brisbane Hub. Imagery supplied. Incorporating spoken word, movement, and electronic music, Coleman Grehan's solo show output was a raw and sincere contemplation of art, creativity, and mortality, performed as part of the inaugural Fringe Brisbane programme. An award-winning theatre director and sound designer returning to theatre-making after burnout,... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Macbeth (Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble)

Rebecca Murphy and Rob Pensalifini as the Macbeths. Image credit: Whitfield Photo Macbeth 11 - 27 November 2022 Fringe Brisbane Hub, 23 Manning Street, South Brisbane For the first time in the company's 21-year history, Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble will perform William Shakespeare's dark psychological thriller Macbeth. Directed by Angela Witcher, an ensemble of twelve actors... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Adrift (Counterpilot & Metro Arts)

Adrift 9 - 19 November 2022 Metro Arts, West End Warnings: Active Participation, Adult Themes, Coarse Language, Periods of darkness, Sexual References, Haze / smoke effects, Loud Noises, Special Effects (Bubbles), Special Effects (Water), Strobe Lighting Effects, Use of Headphones. Become part of the story with this interactive theatre experience exploring human loneliness in aquatic... Continue Reading →

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 →

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