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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | March 26, 2019

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performing arts, stage shows, theatre

performing arts, stage shows, theatre

Learning how to live, through Deathfest 2.0: Jo Thomas

October 15, 2018 |

Death is an intense fear in all of us, and Deathfest 2.0 is here to help us understand and alleviate those fears of death, so innate.

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Faith and Science Clash in Nearer the Gods

October 6, 2018 |

Isaac Newton – inventor of calculus, godfather of physics, and the scientist Einstein admired – is the subject of Nearer the Gods, David Williamson’s (The Perfectionist, Gallipoli) new play, premiering this weekend as the first performance in the Bille Brown Theatre. Read More

A HORRORfying End To BrisFest

October 1, 2018 |

What do you love about the good old horror genre? Is it the spine-tingling sensation that you get when faced with the opening strains of the soundtrack’s soft strings, pervading your very core? Read More

Envying Those More Carnal

September 30, 2018 |

Are you happy for all their success, when they always get the things that you yearn for, when they are always just that bit better than you?

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A Coupla Dogs: Every Dog Has Their Day

September 28, 2018 |

As part of Brisbane Festival 2018, Dog Spoon presents the world premiere of their new work A Coupla Dogs.   Read More

Raise a glass to gin-soaked cabaret Mother’s Ruin

September 23, 2018 |

‘It’s a good time though!’ exclaims blonde bombshell Libby Wood to a concurring crowd. As one half of Mother’s Ruin – one third if we count Jeremy on piano’s speakeasy charm – she could be describing her own show. Read More

The Mermaid’s Tail

September 22, 2018 |

The fairy tales of Brothers Grimm have taken a dive into the poisoned ocean and fished up a trove of short stories about the threat of toxic mermaids.
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Steen Raskopoulos’s Stay

September 22, 2018 |

Raskopoulos balances light and dark in his one-man show Stay, guiding the audience through a layered performance of various characters, memories, and interactions. Read More

Romeo is (thankfully) Not the Only Fruit

September 21, 2018 |

It is a truth universally acknowledged that all queer love stories must be told through the use of song, dance, and, in the case of Romeo is not the Only Fruit, a reminder of all the tropes plaguing queer romances in popular culture. Read More

Can a sex-clown save the world?

September 20, 2018 |

What do you get when you combine the punk aesthetics of 90’s era Paul McDermott, the absurd fever dream of the 90’s club scenes, and the sexual liberation and feminist movements of the mid 60’s to 70’s with a touch of Pricilla Queen of the Desert?

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Home, Sweet HOME

September 17, 2018 |

Take a seat and think back, reminiscence of all the memories that make a house a home, your home. Read More

David Baddiel – My Family: Not the Sitcom

September 15, 2018 |

 

David Baddiel had the audience roaring in this comedic, one-man memoir, performed as part of Brisbane Festival 2018. Read More

A fairy tale we all recall: Cinderella

September 11, 2018 |

Queensland Ballet’s production of Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella is an enchanting, evocative, and humorous rendition of the well-known fairy tale. Read More

Opera in Brisbane: Dry River Run

September 4, 2018 |

With music by Paul Dean and libretto by Rodney Hall, Saturday 01 September saw the world premiere of Dry River Run in Brisbane.  Read More