Review: Prima Facie (Queensland Theatre & Griffin Theatre Company)

Sheridan Harbridge in Prima Facie, photographed by Brett Boardman Content warning: This production contains descriptions of sex scenes and sexual assault. This isn’t life. This is law. Directed by Lee Lewis and played out powerfully on the Bille Brown Theatre’s corner stage, Suzie Miller’s scorching one-woman play Prima Facie has finally opened in Brisbane after... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Brisbane Festival 2021

Brisbane Festival 3 - 25 September 2021 Brisbane Festival have announced their 2021 ‘Brightly Brisbane’ festival program, inviting the city to re-emerge, connect, celebrate and shine brightly under Brisbane’s expansive skies this September. Over 23 days in September, Brisbane Festival will commission 18 new works, stage 15 world premieres, deliver 139 productions, and present events... Continue Reading →

Review: White Pearl (Queensland Theatre)

Imagery by Phil Erbacher Gaslight, Gatekeep, Girlboss. Anchuli Felicia King’s corporate satire has opened at Queensland Theatre and sets out to tackle a broad range of issues, from intracultural racism to start-up culture and the cosmetics industry. Directed by Priscilla Jackman, White Pearl follows the aftermath of an ad that goes viral for all the... Continue Reading →

What’s On: ‘The Turquoise Elephant’ Play Club (Queensland Theatre)

Play Club: The Turquoise Elephant by Stephen Carleton Tuesday 23 June, 7.30pm Via Zoom webinar Tickets: Free, bookings required Queensland Theatre’s Play Club continues with the live reading of The Turquoise Elephant by Stephen Carleton (Bastard Territory) over Zoom webinar, a “shockingly black, black, black political farce" that is "urgent, contemporary and perilously close to being... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Emerald City (Queensland Theatre)

Emerald City 8 - 29 February, 2020 Playhouse Theatre, QPAC Auslan Interpreted Mon 17 Feb, 6:30pm | Audio Described Sat 29 Feb, 2pm Queensland Theatre and Melbourne Theatre Company’s co-production of David Williamson’s Emerald City, directed by outgoing Artistic Director Sam Strong, will open Queensland Theatre’s 50th season in 2020, which also marks Williamson’s 50th... 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 →

Queensland Theatre announces new Artistic Director

Queensland Theatre have announced that well-known cultural leader and director Lee Lewis, current Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer of Griffin Theatre Company will succeed Sam Strong as the company’s Artistic Director, beginning in January 2020. Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch said the next Artistic Director will share the richness of vision that Sam... Continue Reading →

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