AboutKayla Wratten, Author at The Creative Issue
Six dancers intertwine their limbs in a pulsing clump of bodies. A mesmerised audience watches with breathless fascination, attempting to dissect the contemporary movement and throw their own interpretations of the piece into the mix.
Imagine if you had to commit one crime every day for the rest of your life, and you’ll know exactly what it’s like to be a cursed baronet of Gilbert and Sullivan’s, Ruddigore, or the Witch’s Curse! While Jason Barry-Smith couldn’t imagine ever committing a felony himself, his character, Sir Despard Murgatroyd, in Lindy Hume’s version of the famed opera, spends his days indulging in wicked deeds like kidnapping children and building orphan asylums.
At some stage in their lives, everyone has belted along with at least one of Whitney Houston’s timeless hits, whether it’s I Will Always Love You or I Wanna Dance With Somebody. Prolonging the Houston legacy, ‘The Bodyguard’ the musical is about to hit Brisbane, starring Australia’s own pop sensation, Paulini Curuenavuli.
If you haven’t listened to The Jungle Giant’s latest album – Quiet Ferocity – stop what you’re doing right now and hit it up for a dose of head-bopping, infectious tunes bound to get your feet tapping wherever you are.
Queensland Theatre’s production of Rice is “an insightful story about the personal side of globalisation.”
At least, that’s what the tagline says. In the epitome of simplicity, the play could be summed up in just one word: “Life.”
George Orwell once wrote that “an idea is the only thing that can change the world.” The adapted production of his dystopian novel, ‘1984,’ has unquestionable world-changing potential, even if only for five nights at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre.
“In tragedy, there is no escape…” A woman dressed in a metallic pink dress and eye-catching beehive wig sips from a glass of champagne, “… so we can all relax.”
Are you dreaming of escaping to a country where smashing plates is tradition, the Mediterranean sea is calling and the honey puffs are plenty? Wake up to this reality with a visit to the Paniyiri Greek Festival this weekend.