Review: Henry IV Part I (Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble)

Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble return to the Roma Street Parkland to perform one of Shakespeare’s histories, although it is hardly the history of England you’ll find in books – Henry IV Part I kept the audience engaged all night with pranks, war, drinking, sword fights, rousing speeches, and more. Despite the title, much of the action... Continue Reading →

Review: Spencer (Lab Kelpie)

Lab Kelpie brought Katy Warner’s hilarious and heart-warming family drama, directed by Sharon Davis, to the QUT Gardens Theatre on their national tour, introducing Brisbane audiences to the dysfunctional Prior family – footy-mad, fiercely loyal, and laugh-out-loud funny. The Prior kids have all come home – Ben, the enthusiastic Auskick coach with a failed marriage... Continue Reading →

Review: Cock (Bosco Productions)

Newly-launched Brisbane theatre company Bosco Productions present a tense and engaging production of Mike Bartlett’s contemporary theatre work Cock, directed by Helen Howard and performed by a talented cast of four. Cock tells the story of John (Julian Curtis), a young man who, while on a break from his long-term boyfriend (Derek Draper) is surprised... 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 →

What’s On: Henry IV Part I (Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble)

Henry IV, Part I 22 August - 8 September, 2019 The Amphitheatre, Roma Street Parkland Tickets: Adult $35; Concession/Preview $28; Group Discount (10+) $28; School Groups $24 (contact education@qldshakespeare.org to arrange school group bookings). Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble returns to the beautiful surrounds of Roma Street Parkland to present Shakespeare's history, Henry IV Part I, this August and September.... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Cock (Bosco Productions)

Cock 21 - 31 August, 2019 Sue Benner Theatre, Metro Arts, Brisbane City Tickets: $34 - $44 + booking fee Recommended for audiences 15+ Newly-launched Brisbane theatre company Bosco Productions present Olivier Award-winning playwright Mike Bartlett's contemporary theatre work Cock, which explores the timeworn tradition of the love triangle in a new way, dissecting one... Continue Reading →

Review: Ghosts (The Curators)

People so quickly forget their past selves. Helene Alving’s married life has been held together by lies, but with her only child Oswald returning to Norway from his bohemian artist’s life in Paris, Helene hopes to liberate them both from past taboos after one final gesture of duty to her famous, but secretly debauched, late... Continue Reading →

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