AboutMadeleine Dale, Author at The Creative Issue
Thereâ€™s no denying it: acapella is on the rise. With the runaway success of international groups like Pentatonix, the genre is very much hitting the mainstream. We sat down with Brisbane trio ConChord to discuss the finer points of acapella music and working in the Brisbane scene.
The Motion of Light in Water is currently dazzling Brisbane audiences with its stunning mix of bold history and fantastical sci-fi. We spoke to one of its stars, Ray Chong Nee, about putting the production together and the importance of independent theatre.
Ladies in Black marks Queensland Theatre Companyâ€™s long-awaited return to musical theatre, in an original story of fashion, friends and growing up in a city on the cusp of becoming cosmopolitan. We went behind the scenes with the companyâ€™s costume department for a sneak peek at this stylish new production.
Two LGBT authors marry in a heterosexual â€œexperimentâ€. A super-powered, super genius fights an infectious alien language. New York in the sixties. The distant future in a far-off galaxy. Time-hopping, reality bending â€œqueer sci-fi love storyâ€, The Motion of Light in Water recaptures the aesthetic, excitement and importance of early science fiction, in a production that boldly goes where no La Boite Indie show has gone before.
Choral music doesnâ€™t usually need to come with a language warning. Choral music clearly wasnâ€™t expecting Boombox. At the end of a huge year touring through Melbourne, Hobart and New York, The Australian Voices have brought their â€œtravesty of classical musicâ€ home to Brisbane.
With an all-star cast, a classic script and a stage brimming over with life and joy, The Odd Couple ends Wesley Enochâ€™s tenure at Queensland Theatre Company not with a whimper, but with the very loud bang of a pan of linguini hitting the wall.
Of all the films to get a stage revival, Speed was probably the least likely contender. Prepare, then, to be impressed as Brisbane comedy troupe Act/React return from a sell-out festival run to hold audiences hostage on their vintage B59 Volvo.