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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | June 22, 2018

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Inside Australia’s Biggest Show: The Merry Widow Opera

June 11, 2018 |

The Merry Widow was launched way back in the distant marauding dust of January 2018. Read More

The Longest Minute: Good for Theatre go-ers better for Cowboys fans

June 4, 2018 |

“Footy: It’ll break your heart.” Quite, well partially. It can be quite funny, mostly.  Except when it gets too saccharine or too serious. The Longest Minute premiered last week in the Crenmore Theatre and for many brings the raw passion … Read More

Xavier de Maistre: Sexy Harpist Extraordinaire

May 12, 2018 |

It’s official. The world’s sexiest Classical Harpist will be hitting QPAC’s stage early next week. Read More

QSO REVIEW: Why You Should Watch A Symphony Orchestra Solo

April 10, 2018 |

The idea of “solo dates” is not a new one. To me, asking for a table for one is less lonely and more introspective. Going to see a movie or a gig by yourself allows for a greater immersion in the art.

It seems so much more intimidating, however, to get dressed up and go to see the Queensland Symphony Orchestra by yourself. Read More

Black is the New White: A New Kind of Rom-Com for the Stage

March 1, 2018 |

Two politically powerful families at war. A son and daughter helplessly in love, defying their parents. You’ve heard this story before but what if Romeo was white, Juliet was black, and the war mainly fought on Twitter?

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The Rocky Horror Show Returns to Brisbane!

January 31, 2018 |

The Rocky Horror Show has been entertaining audiences world-wide for more than forty years and it shows no signs of slowing down. The cult classic returns to Brisbane for a limited season.

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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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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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Rosa Guitar Trio on Dots + Loops Companions Festival

August 25, 2017 |

The Creative Issue was recently joined by Rosa Guitar Trio to discuss their performance at Dots + Loops Companions Festival next month. Read More

The Singing Violin Stuns at QPAC’s Concert Hall

August 11, 2017 |

This week, The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Dmitry Sinkovsky completed their final performance of The Singing Violin tour at the Concert Hall.  Read More

Dmitry Sinkovsky joins the ABO for The Singing Violin

August 7, 2017 |

Dmitry Sinkovsky, one of the finest musical exports from Russia is bringing his talents to Australia. Read More

Dancers take flight in Mozart Airborne

July 26, 2017 |

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.

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A Chat with the Cursed Baronet of Ruddigore

July 13, 2017 |

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. Read More

Interview: Paulini on ‘The Bodyguard’.

July 12, 2017 |

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.  Read More