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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | July 24, 2021

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AboutBarney Lewis, Author at The Creative Issue

Barney Lewis

Barney Lewis

Barney Lewis is the only son of two Australian diplomats. He was born in Sri Lanka in the early 1980's amid the uprising of the Tamil Tigers against the Government of Sri Lanka. His parents trekked through South East Asia before they returned to Australia when Barney was 12. Born Ravi Tinka Lewis he later changed his name to Barney once established in high school.

Posts By Barney Lewis

The Hamlet Apocalypse…It’s The End of the World as we know it…

August 4, 2017 |

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!

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Opening Night Success!!! Ruddigore, or the Witch’s Curse!

July 21, 2017 |

It was opening night at The Playhouse, QPAC for Opera Queensland’s production of Ruddigore, or the Witch’s Curse! and the anticipation amongst the audience was palpable. Artistic Director Lindy Hume’s spin on the lesser known Gilbert and Sullivan piece was only moments away and fuelling the anticipation of those in their seats was Richard Roberts’ off-kilter stage design. It was time for the gothic, Python-esque inspired show to kick start its Brisbane run. I strapped myself in!

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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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“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

Wireless: Sensory overload at its finest!

June 22, 2017 |

It’s opening night of Wireless at the Judith Wright Centre. I take my seat for what is my first experience of contemporary dance and I’m apprehensive about the hour of performance ahead of me. Read More

Hotel Coolgardie: An Outback Hell

June 16, 2017 |

Hotel Coolgardie is Pete Gleeson’s documentary about two Finnish backpackers, Lina and Stephie, and their experience with the Coolgardie locals and an outback pub. Read More

Michael Gow: Once In Royal David’s City

May 5, 2017 |

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 … Read More