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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.
Itâ€™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 Oâ€™Brienâ€™s non-stop party musical is frothing with timeless classics and cheeky moments bound to have audiences pelvic thrusting in the aisles.
The Creative Issue was recently joined by Rosa Guitar Trio to discuss their performance at Dots + Loops Companions Festival next month.
Dmitry Sinkovsky, one of the finest musical exports from Russia is bringing his talents to Australia.
Six dancers intertwine their limbs in a pulsing clump of bodies.Â A mesmerisedÂ audience watches with breathless fascination, attempting to dissect the contemporary movement and throw theirÂ own interpretations of the pieceÂ into the mix.
Imagine if you had to commit one crime every day for the rest of your life, and youâ€™ll know exactly what itâ€™s like to be a cursed baronet of Gilbert and Sullivanâ€™s, Ruddigore, or the Witchâ€™s Curse! While Jason Barry-Smith couldnâ€™t imagine ever committing a felony himself, his character, Sir Despard Murgatroyd, in Lindy Humeâ€™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 Houstonâ€™s timeless hits, whether itâ€™s I Will Always Love You or I Wanna Dance With Somebody. Prolonging the Houston legacy, â€˜The Bodyguardâ€™ the musical is about to hit Brisbane, starring Australiaâ€™s own pop sensation, Paulini Curuenavuli.Â
Brisbaneâ€™s performing arts lovers have the opportunity to experience Opera Queenslandâ€™s extremely accessible production of the macabre and brilliantly funny Gilbert & Sullivanâ€™s, Ruddigore, or the Witchâ€™s Curse!
George Orwell once wrote that â€œan idea is the only thing that can change the world.â€ The adapted production of his dystopian novel, â€˜1984,â€™ has unquestionable world-changing potential, even if only for five nights at QPACâ€™s Lyric Theatre.
At Queensland Theatreâ€™s production of â€˜Noises Off,â€™ the audienceâ€™s genuine bursts of laughter were so consistent they became incidental background noise to the play itself. Or, more accurately, the play within a play.