What’s On: Grand Horizons (PIP Theatre)

Grand Horizons 11 - 27 May PIP Theatre, Milton Fifty years into their marriage, Bill and Nancy want a divorce. While they seem unfazed by the decision, their two adult sons are shaken to the core, forced to reexamine everything they thought they knew about their parents’ outwardly happy lives. As the family grapples with... Continue Reading →

What’s On: CATS (Queensland Musical Theatre)

Image credit: Creative Street CATS 12 - 21 May 2023 Twelfth Night Theatre, Bowen Hills Andrew Llyod Webber's classic musical CATS is pouncing onto the Twelfth Night Theatre stage this May, served up by a troupe of local performers from Queensland Musical Theatre. This West End and Broadway hit is based on T.S. Eliot’s poetry collection, Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, and was reworked by the original... Continue Reading →

Review: Venus in Fur (The X Collective)

Content warning: partial nudity, sexual references, loud noises, strobing light effects, prop weapons. The X Collective presents an electric and engrossing production of David Ives’ Venus in Fur, directed by Wayne McPhee and starring AJ and Nick Sinclair. Power, fantasy, and desire collide in this exploration of interpersonal dynamics, especially as they relate to love, sex,... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Bakersfield Mist (Ad Astra)

Bakersfield Mist 11 May - 3 June 2023 Ad Astra, Misterton Street, Fortitude Valley Bakersfield Mist is inspired by the true story of a retired long-haul trucker in California, Teri Horton, who went hunting for a gag present for her depressed friend and found a big painting of drips and splurges and squiggles in a junk... Continue Reading →

Review: A Life in the Theatre (Ad Astra)

Francis McMahon and Jesse Richardson as Robert and John, photographed by Fraser Smith Content warning: Strong coarse language, reference to self harm Ad Astra have opened their 2023 season with David Mamet's comedy A Life in the Theatre, directed by Pierce Gordon with Assistant Director Caitlin Hill. A punchy two-handed comedy that focuses on the... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Anything Goes (Phoenix Ensemble)

Anything Goes 3 – 25 March 2023 (every Friday and Saturday) Phoenix Ensemble, Beenleigh Showgrounds, James Street, Beenleigh In Cole Porter's Tony-winning musical romp across the Atlantic, etiquette and convention head out the portholes as two unlikely pairs set off on the course to true love… proving that sometimes all destiny needs is a little... Continue Reading →

What’s On: A Life in the Theatre (Ad Astra)

Jesse Richardson (L) and Francis McMahon (R) discuss David Mamet's script, photographed by Fraser Smith A Life in the Theatre 2 - 25 March 2023 Ad Astra, 57 Misterton St, Fortitude Valley From the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Glengarry Glen Ross comes a tale of two actors exploring the meaning of life. Pierce Gordon will... Continue Reading →

Observatory Theatre launches 2023 season

Observatory Theatre has announced a 2023 Season that will explore what the future holds for us, and what we can learn from the past. The three plays programmed for this year invite audiences to consider what it is they would fight for, and what really matters. All performances will take place at Brisbane’s newest creative... Continue Reading →

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 →

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