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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | November 24, 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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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

QMF’s Celebration of 16 Lovers Lane

July 10, 2017 |

30 years on, 16 Lovers Lane will be recreated at QPAC’s Concert Hall. Read More

“Ruddigore”: Opera, yes…But not as you know it…

July 8, 2017 |

Brisbane’s performing arts lovers have the opportunity to experience Opera Queensland’s extremely accessible production of the macabre and brilliantly funny Gilbert & Sullivan’s, Ruddigore, or the Witch’s Curse! Read More

Big Brother is watching you

June 18, 2017 |

George Orwell once wrote that “an idea is the only thing that can change the world.” The adapted production of his dystopian novel, ‘1984,’ has unquestionable world-changing potential, even if only for five nights at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre.

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Laughter On at Noises Off

June 11, 2017 |

At Queensland Theatre’s production of ‘Noises Off,’ the audience’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.

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Suspend your Disbelief with David Strassman

May 27, 2017 |

It’s about Chucking time comedian and ventriloquist David Strassman returned to Brisbane, touring Australia with his avant-garde performance of iTedE. Read More

A Killer Show: Spanish Baroque, Triumphant

May 18, 2017 |

If there isn’t a more killer combination than acrobats and Baroque music, I don’t know what is. Read More