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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | December 18, 2017

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Craig McLachlan returns to Rocky Horror

November 10, 2017 |

It’s time to put your hands on your hips and pull your knees in tight, because the Rocky Horror Show hits Brisbane in January. Richard O’Brien’s non-stop party musical is frothing with timeless classics and cheeky moments bound to have audiences pelvic thrusting in the aisles.

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Review: Under Siege

October 27, 2017 |

Yang Liping’s retelling of the ancient Chinese battle between Xiang Yu and Liu Bang was a mesmerising feast for the senses. Under Siege was exquisitely staged and its soundtrack almost hypnotic.

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Lucy Durack on the Yellow Brick Road

October 27, 2017 |

Throw on your ruby slippers and click your heels three times, because the premier of The Wizard of Oz is arriving in Brisbane this November.

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Photo Gallery: Migos at Riverstage

October 20, 2017 |

On Saturday, October 14th, The Creative Issue had the pleasure of attending Migos‘ concert at Riverstage. The Georgia group behind hits like Bad and Bougee and Get Right Witcha were supported by Atlanta musician, 6LACK.

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Review: Attractor

October 4, 2017 |

What do you get when two of Australia’s best choreographers join forces with an Indonesian music duo to create a dance work?

The Helpmann Award winning ‘Attractor’.

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Orpheus at the Tivoli

September 25, 2017 |

If someone told me that the door of the charming Tivoli was in fact a time machine, I would simply shrug my shoulders and mindlessly agree.

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Review: Starman

September 19, 2017 |

Sven Ratzke hit the Spiegeltent stage on Tuesday and Wednesday night last week as part of the Brisbane Festival, bringing to life the legend, David Bowie, in his cabaret show Starman. He paid tribute to Bowie’s hits, embodied his many personas and took command of an audience slightly unsure of what to expect.

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Simone Eclair- Turning tears into laughter

September 7, 2017 |

“It is terrifying… the world closes down to this pin prick and then there is like this beeeeep ringing in your ears. The first time I did it I remember thinking I was going to vomit and shit myself at the same time… but it is such a rush and I didn’t die so I went back.”

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A night with Opera Queensland

August 24, 2017 |

“We are Opera Queensland, not Opera Brisbane.” Starting on August 25th Opera Queensland is hitting the road and taking the opulence of opera to rural Queensland.

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Hansel and Gretel: A Classic Remade

August 24, 2017 |

OperaQ and shake & stir theatre co. have come together to recreate Hansel and Gretel for kids in Queensland. Read More

Neel Kolhatkar Live

August 23, 2017 |

Privilege, diversity, stereotypes. Neel Kolhatkar takes the audience through a hilarious tour of societal issues. He sits down with The Creative Issue ahead of his headline comedy tour. Read More

Flipside Circus Cabaret

August 23, 2017 |

The setting was modest and simple. Black clothed tables, fairy lights surrounding the perimeter and one spotlight lit stage waiting for the talent to arrive… and boy oh boy, did the talent arrive.

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Dava Sobel

August 19, 2017 |

Dava Sobel spoke at the Brisbane Powerhouse as part of the Writers + Ideas Program, curated by producer Jane O’Hara. Dava was in conversation with Paul Barclay of ABC Radio National to promote her book The Glass Universe.

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Queensland Poetry Festival 2017

August 12, 2017 |

The Queensland Poetry Festival hits our city in August with a plethora of poems, spoken word and comedy. Breaking us out of our everyday monotony with the impact of Anisa Nandaula’s words, the festival this year has the theme of Distant Voices. Voices from across the globe cut through the strata of society to highlight social issues from racism to inequality.

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