GIVEAWAY: Bernstein at 100

  Where? QPAC’s Concert Hall When? Saturday, August 25, 7.30pm (pre-concert talk, 6.30pm) Leonard Bernstein – superstar conductor, composer, educator, musician, cultural ambassador, and humanitarian – was born a century ago. Queensland Symphony Orchestra Music Director Alondra de la Parra has chosen to mark this event with four of his most wonderful works, and Backstreet... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Jasper Jones (Queensland Theatre)

Nicholas Denton and Melanie Zanetti. Imagery via Kath Rose & Associates. Where? Playhouse Theatre, QPAC When? 28 July – August 18 Part regional coming-of-age story and part gothic mystery, Queensland Theatre’s Jasper Jones has hit the Playhouse Theatre. Adapted from Craig Silvey’s classic Australian novel by Kate Mulvany and directed by Queensland Theatre’s Artistic Director... Continue Reading →

GIVEAWAY: Jasper Jones (Queensland Theatre)

    Where? Playhouse Theatre, QPAC When? 28 July – August 18 Queensland Theatre’s next production is the acclaimed adaptation of Craig Silvey’s classic Australian novel Jasper Jones, and I have two double passes to give away! Pop over to Instagram to enter. Adapted from the novel by Kate Mulvany, Queensland Theatre Artistic Director will... Continue Reading →

Winner announced: Queensland Premier’s Drama Award 2018-19

Winner of the Queensland Premier's Drama Award 2018-19 David Megarrity (centre) with Queensland Theatre's Artistic Director Sam Strong and Minister for the Arts Hon Leanne EnochFollowing the opening night of Queensland Theatre’s current production, Good Muslim Boy, Brisbane writer David Megarrity was announced as the winner of the Queensland Premier’s Drama Award (QPDA) 2018-19 for... Continue Reading →

Queensland Theatre Transformation! The new Bille Brown Theatre

Queensland Theatre's Youth Ensemble in the soon-to-be Bille Brown Theatre with Minister for the Arts, the Hon Leeanne Enoch; QT Artistic Director Sam Strong and Executive Director Amanda Jolly; and QT artists and leading Queensland actors Bryan Probets and Hsiao-Ling Tang.West End’s Bille Brown Studio is currently undergoing a multi-million-dollar transformation and will re-open as... Continue Reading →

GIVEAWAY: The Longest Minute

Imagery via Kath Rose & Associates Where? QPAC’s Cremorne Theatre When? May 26 – June 23, 2018 Football and theatre collide as Queensland Theatre’s next mainstage production makes its world premiere, playing on the 2015 Rugby League Grand Final between the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys. Backstreet Brisbane has two tickets to give... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Twelfth Night (Queensland Theatre)

Move over, Beyonce! Christen O'Leary as Malvolia. Image via Kath Rose & Associates. Where? QPAC’s Playhouse Theatre When? April 28 – May 19 ‘Things change and so do we’ – Queensland Theatre has beautifully reinvigorated Shakespeare’s final comedy, Twelfth Night, with a suite of new songs by Tim Finn. I grew up listening to a... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: The 39 Steps (Queensland Theatre)

Hugh Parker as Richard Hannay and Liz Buchanan as Annabella Shmidt Where? Cremorne Theatre, QPAC When? February 24 – March 28, 2018 Part noir murder mystery and part comedy sketch, Queensland Theatre’s season of The 39 Steps makes brilliant use of physical comedy and farce, spy movie and thriller tropes, audience interaction and melodrama to... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Low Clouds

Low Clouds creator Niz Jabour. Photographed by Thomas Manton-Williams.   Where? Diane Cilento Studio, West End When? August 30 – September 2 (4 shows only) Low Clouds is the third iteration of The Rain Project, first performed by Iraqi artists in Baghdad in 2014, and then an Australian presentation at La Boite Theatre, Brisbane, in... Continue Reading →

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