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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | July 22, 2019

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performing arts, stage shows, theatre

performing arts, stage shows, theatre

Class is in Session; talking School of Rock with Nadia Komazec

July 18, 2019 |

Odds are if you were born in the nineties, Led Zeppelin’s Immigrant Song will always bring to mind Jack Black rocking out in the cult-classic movie School of Rock. Now is your chance to live that nostalgic dream the smash hit stage show adaption is crashing into Brisbane this month. We sat down with lead actress Nadia Komazec to talk about the show, theatre for youngsters, and the subtleties of her character Patty Di Marco.

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Women of Woodstock celebrates the famous festival 50 years on

July 14, 2019 |

Woodstock, arguably the most famous and prolific music festival of all time, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Well-known for changing the world of music and art, what you may not know is that only four women ever graced the Woodstock stage.

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Too cool for Rock School: Brent Hill

July 10, 2019 |

Coming to Brisbane this July, the stage spectacular based on the movie of the same name School of Rock arrives to bring the noise.

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Lisa O’Neill on directing Love and Information coming to Metro Arts

July 5, 2019 |

Born from an era of ever-connectedness, Metro Arts welcomes Love and Information by esteemed playwright Caryl Churchill from 31 July – 10 August.

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Dots+Loops: Conviction

June 20, 2019 |

At the end of this month, on the 28th of June, Australian post-genre music and art series Dots+Loops will be presenting their newest performance, Conviction, at Newstead Brewing Co. in Milton. Read More

Matrimonial Mayhem: Confetti and Chaos

June 18, 2019 |

Weddings are chaotic and with Interactive Theatre International’s latest production coming to Brisbane soon, this chaos takes centre stage at the wedding event of the year.

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Review: OQ presents timeless themes to modern audiences in Tosca

June 17, 2019 |

QPAC’s Lyric Theatre was packed with well-dressed friends of the opera on Thursday to experience Tosca, the latest presentation by Opera Queensland.

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La Silhouette’s Daniel Gough immerses audiences into queer Brisbane

June 3, 2019 |

Taking you through Brisbane’s rich history of queerness as you’re ushered into the world of La Silhouette, artistic director Daniel Gough is helping you reach out and touch the incredible stories of our LGBTIQ+ community at the MELT Festival from 27-30 June.

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The Flood Review (Anywhere Theatre Festival)

May 25, 2019 |

It’s that time of year again folks. We are neck deep in the month of theatrical goodness that is the Anywhere Theatre Festival. This time we’re reviewing Flood, an Australian play presented by independent Brisbane Theatre makers; a whirling maelstrom of a production, soaked in tension, emotion, and the energy of a young and talented cast.
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Opera Queensland puts drama on display in Tosca this June

May 23, 2019 |

First performed in 1900, Opera Queensland (OQ) is bringing Tosca to Brisbane, presenting themes just as important today as they were 120 years ago.

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Review: ABO and Circa Stun With English Baroque

May 23, 2019 |

In their 30th year the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra join forces with Brisbane’s own Circa and continue to delight audiences with a fresh approach to Baroque.

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Freeze for Reflection: Kill Climate Deniers Heads to Brisbane

May 15, 2019 |

The back story behind the script of Kill Climate Deniers is such a rollercoaster ride that it could inspire a play in itself, and it has.

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Serving up Cabaret for Dinner

May 13, 2019 |

Providing the sizzle, the stories, and the song. Michelle Pearson hosts one heck of a dinner party.

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Review: The Dinner Party is a Feast of Contemporary Dance

May 12, 2019 |

Nestled in the quieter part of QPAC during the hustle and bustle for Book of Mormon, a feast of contemporary dance was taking place at the intimate Cremorne Theatre.

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