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He Dreamed A Train: A Part Of Brisbane Powerhouse’s SWEET

He Dreamed A Train: A Part Of Brisbane Powerhouse’s SWEET

| On 10, Oct 2014

Multi-award winning artist Margi Brown Ash and celebrated director Ben Knapton combine their creative superpowers to produce a new show that blends digital projection with old-fashioned storytelling.

He Dreamed a Train is the captivating and heart-warming story of a writer and her entrepreneur brother as they face his premature death. Margi Brown Ash, one of Brisbane’s theatre treasures, performs this beautiful and intimate story alongside her son Travis Ash, to reveal a family’s joys and challenges.

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This performance is a Forces of Circumstance Production 
written by Margi Brown Ash with text extracts from David A. Brown’s book by the same title. This He Dreamed a Train production is a part of the Brisbane Powerhouse creative development program, SWEET.

SWEET is the foundation of Brisbane Powerhouse’s creative development program, and part of their commitment to ensuring that artistic innovation and cultural leadership continue to stem from our neck of the woods.


The program supports our best independent performance-makers and companies artistically, culturally and financially in order to take their careers to the next level. SWEET hands production budgets, venue resources and box office returns straight to the performance makers, ensuring that Australia’s brightest creatives can invent, take risks and take over, all with the support of Brisbane Powerhouse.

Be a part of something new and exciting and treat your inner artsy self to a unique night of emotive creativity with He Dreamed a Train.


The Details

What: He Dreamed a Train

Where: Brisbane Powerhouse, Visy Theatre

When: Wednesday October 15th – Friday: 24th 7pm

Saturday 25th: 2pm & 7pm

Sunday 26th: 7pm

(Running time 70 minutes)

How Much: From $25

Website: Visit to purchase tickets

Other Information: This is a 15+ event


Image Credits:, He Dreamed a Train’s Facebook Page