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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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Orpheus at the Tivoli

September 25, 2017 |

If someone told me that the door of the charming Tivoli was in fact a time machine, I would simply shrug my shoulders and mindlessly agree.

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Hansel and Gretel: A Classic Remade

August 24, 2017 |

OperaQ and shake & stir theatre co. have come together to recreate Hansel and Gretel for kids in Queensland. Read More

A Night at ‘Blackrock’

August 1, 2017 |

A lot has changed in Australia over the past two decades, but something that hasn’t lost its relevance or gravity in society since its birth in 1995 is Nick Enright’s renowned Australian play, Blackrock.

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A chance to spend a night with Jimi and his family

July 27, 2017 |

A night at the theatre is as much about the performers giving to the audience, as it is about the audience being open to the experience and the change offered by the journey on stage.

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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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Impromafia’s Maestro: Witness a ‘snowflake before it melts’

July 21, 2017 |

The stage is set and the players are ready for a battle between Brisbane’s best improvisers. This Sunday night Metro Arts will house the clash, with only one question remaining… who will be crowned the Maestro of the stage?

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Christen O’Leary: On acting, mentoring and La Boite’s production of Blackrock

July 19, 2017 |

The Creative Issue had the pleasure of speaking with Christen O’Leary in the lead up to the La Boite & QUT Creative Industries production of Nick Enright’s, Blackrock.

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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

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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Review: There’s no escaping the tragedy of Antigone

June 5, 2017 |

“In tragedy, there is no escape…” A woman dressed in a metallic pink dress and eye-catching beehive wig sips from a glass of champagne, “… so we can all relax.”

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Hits the Stage

May 14, 2017 |

TCI chats with Paige McKay from QLD Conservatorium’s ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ about the highs and lows of playing the feisty Milly Pontipee. 

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