AboutBarney Lewis, Author at The Creative Issue
The Hamlet Apocalypse… The Danger Ensemble are bringing Hamlet, on the eve of the apocalypse (I’m praying to God it is all in the name of art) to the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, with a balls to the wall performance where anything goes on any given night!
It wasÂ opening night at The Playhouse, QPAC forÂ Opera Queensland’s production of Ruddigore, or the Witch’s Curse! and the anticipation amongst the audience wasÂ palpable. Artistic DirectorÂ Lindy Hume’sÂ spin on the lesser knownÂ Gilbert and SullivanÂ piece was only moments away and fuelling the anticipation of those in their seats wasÂ Richard Roberts’ off-kilter stage design. It wasÂ time for the gothic,Â Python-esqueÂ inspired show to kick start its Brisbane run. I strapped myselfÂ in!
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,Â Blackrock.
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!
It’s opening night of Once In Royal David’s City and the Playhouse, QPAC is abuzz with the anticipation of sponsors, season ticket holders, aspiring playwrights and actors as well as a throng of well known industry participants. The stalls …