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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | June 28, 2022

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AboutKatherine Sullivan, Author at The Creative Issue

Katherine Sullivan

Katherine Sullivan

I found my favourite place to be when I was five years old. Sure, most people would probably say the beach or a theme park. However, I was at home being squished between two people in a darkened theatre watching the magic of the stage come to life. This is why my goal is to uncover the very best of the performing arts world that Brisbane has to offer. From reviews to interviews, I will provide you with your very own backstage pass.

Posts By Katherine Sullivan

Black is the New White: A New Kind of Rom-Com for the Stage

March 1, 2018 |

Two politically powerful families at war. A son and daughter helplessly in love, defying their parents. You’ve heard this story before but what if Romeo was white, Juliet was black, and the war mainly fought on Twitter?

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The Rocky Horror Show Returns to Brisbane!

January 31, 2018 |

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.

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Roald Dahl’s Spirit Hits the Stage in Matilda The Musical!

December 6, 2016 |

Matilda the Musical has finally arrived in Brisbane after a successful run throughout the country. Winner of five Tony Awards and multiple sell-out seasons on Broadway and West End, Matilda is a quirky and unforgettable experience that is one for all ages.

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From the ghettos of Woollongong to the Stage

November 9, 2016 |

In the last twelve months, praying mantis lookalike Frenchy has sold out all major Australian Comedy Festivals, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, AND he debuted in iTunes’ Top 30 with his first single, “Friendzone”! We sat down and chatted to the YouTube comedian ahead of his Brisbane show.

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A Wild Night of Pure Entertainment with Boy&Girl

September 26, 2016 |

It’s that time of year again when Boy&Girl graces the stage of the Brisbane Powerhouse. Prepare your bodies for an outrageously sexy and entertaining show. Word of caution: the front seats receive a lot of attention.

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Short + Sweet Gala Finals Showcase The Talents of Young Creatives

August 31, 2016 |

The Brisbane Powerhouse hosted the Short+Sweet Gala Finals on Friday evening and it sure was a night to remember! Short+Sweet dished up 12 of the best performance works chosen from the Brisbane, Gold Coast and Townsville strands. We reveal the highlights of one explosive evening!

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Behind The Scenes of Boy&Girl with Director Jack Kelly

August 2, 2016 |

They’re back with a brand new show to satiate your gender-bent cabaret cravings. Enter the seductive world of Boy&Girl – a racy cabaret of musical theatre and pop where gender is bent, rules are broken and wine is encouraged.

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Short + Sweet Delivers At The Powerhouse

July 18, 2016 |

A lot can happen in ten minutes… and the Short + Sweet Festival is all the proof you need!

The biggest little play festival is back at Brisbane Powerhouse, feeding short attention spans with bite-sized theatre and shot glass cabaret! … Read More

No Time For Losers In We Will Rock You

July 15, 2016 |

Spike up that hair, dust off the old leather jacket and pile on the eyeliner, We Will Rock You has finally hit Brisbane. With a stellar cast and an even better soundtrack, this is a show not to be missed!

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Bad Jews Come Out To Play

July 14, 2016 |

Before The Book of Mormon, there were Bad Jews! One of the biggest comedy hits on Broadway and the West End is now touring Australia. Bad Jews provides an outrageous night of theatre!

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The Man Behind The Light

June 30, 2016 |

Daniel Anderson’s role in the theatre world is an important one. He creates the mood of a scene and without him your experience at the theate would probably be completely different. We spoke to Daniel about his career as a lighting designer and the challenges ahead.

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Tyrone and Lesley In A Spot

June 13, 2016 |

The inimitable Tyrone and Lesley entwined their beautiful, funny music with moving images of skies, suns and moons, clarity and clouds, flickering bulbs and high windows. An evening with these two gentlemen songsters with ukuleles is an evening well spent.

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Carl Barron Hits Brisbane with a String of Sell-out Shows

June 9, 2016 |

It’s been three long years since he hit the stage in Brisbane but Carl is ready to impress audiences with his brand new show, Drinking with a Fork.

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Meet Australia’s Newest Cabaret Star, Bobbie-Jean Henning!

June 8, 2016 |

Following premiere performances in Perth’s Fringe World and Melbourne, Bobbie-Jean Henning is bringing Tales of A Time Travelling Songstress to The Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts.

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