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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | October 20, 2019

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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

A Hidden Gem From The Brisbane Cabaret Festival

June 7, 2016 |

Many people have a celebrity who they idolise, someone they dream of being like. For 17-year old Alexandra Keddie she dreams of being legendary actress Meryl Streep.

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Plenty of Scares in Little Shop of Horrors!

June 6, 2016 |

Cult musical Little Shop of Horrors arrived in Brisbane this week to a thunderous reaction. Where else can you see a sadistic dentist, a nerdy florist and a man-eating plant come to life?


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Scott Johnson Speaks About His Most Horrifying Role Yet!

May 30, 2016 |

Before Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid, Howard Ashman and Alan Menken created the musical Little Shop of Horrors…

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Comedians Unite in The Ultimate Roadshow!

May 6, 2016 |

The travelling band of intrepid funny-makers is taking over Australia, one town at a time, with the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow! Do not miss this chance to see some of Australia’s finest comedians.

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Alexandra Keddie: Brisbane’s Own Meryl Streep

April 26, 2016 |

I See Me & Meryl Streep charts the extraordinary life and talents of the most celebrated actress of modern times. We chat with Brisbane born actress Alexandra Keddie about bringing the icon to stage.


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Challenge Yourself with Six Characters in Search of an Author

April 16, 2016 |


Six Characters in Search of an Author is performed amidst the enchanting arched chambers of Spring Hill’s underground reservoir. heartBeast Theatre’s latest production is an unforgettable night of theatre that will leave you stunned.

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Welcome to the 60s with Hairspray!

April 9, 2016 |

Following their enormous success of their Arena Spectacular version of Cats in 2014, Harvest Rain Theatre Company wows audiences again with Hairspray: The Big Fat Arena Spectacular. This musical extravaganza is guaranteed to have you dancing in the aisles, big hair and all.

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Kaleidoscope: A Circus with a Difference

April 8, 2016 |

Kaleidoscope is a joyous, poetic circus experience that explores the great beauty found in the smallest things.

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Emily Joy On Australia’s Most Mysterious Film

March 29, 2016 |

In the space of a year Emily Joy will be seen on the big screen running away from a mysterious monster, filming an exciting new sci-thriller and making people laugh through her stand up routines. Are you feeling lazy yet?

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#FirstWorldWhiteGirls Hold A Mirror Up To Society

March 21, 2016 |

In a society where we have a lot of big things happening all around us, we still find the time to worry about the smallest of issues.

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Tom Gleeson Is On Top Of His Game

March 21, 2016 |

Tom Gleeson’s latest show Great is a highlight from this year’s Brisbane Comedy Festival. His stand-up is relatable, witty and clever, drawing on his experiences as a husband and a father of two to get the show started.  Let’s be honest, you don’t last as long as Tom Gleeson has if you can’t make a few people laugh.

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Peter Helliar – What I’m Not Allowed to Say On The Project

March 14, 2016 |

There just seems to be something about Peter Helliar that Australians seem to love.

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Don’t Expect an Ordinary Show from Comedy Genius Frank Woodley

March 4, 2016 |

Comedy favourite Frank Woodley hits the stage this month as part of the Brisbane Comedy Festival. From K-mart jokes to awkward audience participation, this fast paced show will have you searching the web in a desperate attempt to find out when his next show is.

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Australian History Comes Alive in The Secret River

March 1, 2016 |

After a sold out Sydney season in 2013, The Secret River arrives in Brisbane for the first time. Winner of six Helpmann Awards, The Secret River is a harrowing piece of theatre that is guareented to leave its mark on Brisbane audiences.

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