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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | September 23, 2019

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performing arts, stage shows, theatre

performing arts, stage shows, theatre

Interviewing romantic connoisseur Nicholas K. Watson

August 2, 2013 |

Romantic literature hasn’t always enjoyed public acceptance, particularly if it features handsome stable boys on the cover and is best sold in paper bags.

Fifty Shades of Grey admittedly had its time in the sun – as did the Twilight … Read More

Brisbane a cappella has soul

July 28, 2013 |

If, like me, your knowledge of a cappella is based solely on Hollywood versions like Scrubs and Pitch Perfect, you’ll probably be surprised to know that Brisbane has it’s very own a cappella group, Soulstice Brisbane.

What … Read More

Pathfinder: Playwright Kathryn Marquet

July 21, 2013 |

The creative industries can sometimes seem a contradiction in terms – projects everywhere, but never a career in sight. The Pathfinder series features interviews with Brisbane’s leading creative practitioners, trailblazers on the long road from artistic hobby to a professional … Read More

Family Politics Set to Create Heat

July 20, 2013 |

Few things in this life are certain; family dysfunction is one of those rare beasts from which no-one is ever truly immune.

The Wyeths are no different, as audiences of Other Desert CitiesRead More

Short + Sweet

June 28, 2013 |

Welcome to the world of Short+Sweet – a more creative world ten minutes at a time!

The Short+Sweet Theatre Festival is back in Brisbane and the Gold Coast from July in 2013 with over 40 new plays, presented between the … Read More

Sexy world of the Spiegeltent

June 24, 2013 |

Friday night, 9.30pm and I have stepped into a world far from the concrete floors of King George Square.

A foreign underground, adults-only show where anything can happen.

This is the no rules, all outrageous and jaw-dropping place that is … Read More

Queensland Premier’s Drama Award

June 21, 2013 |

Calling all Scorsese wannabes and Orson Welles gonna-bes: Your time has come!

The Queensland Premier’s Drama Award 2014-2015 is now accepting entries from budding playwrights who one day dream of seeing their name in lights and are in need of … Read More

Student Theatre Fast Coming to La Boite

May 28, 2013 |

The time has finally arrived! After months of anticipation, students from across Australia will soon arrive in Brisbane to celebrate their love of theatre at FAST 2013. You too can join in! Head over to La Boite between the … Read More

On Board A Streetcar Named Desire

May 18, 2013 |

New Farm Nash Theatre’s latest production, A Streetcar Named Desire, has opened and it’s been embraced by reviewers and audiences alike.

The classic play by Tennessee Williams takes place in 1940s New Orleans and tells the story of dysfunctional family … Read More

Queensland Ballet a Super Star

May 16, 2013 |

The first Queensland Government Super Star grant has been announced.

The Queensland Ballet has been chosen as the lucky recipient of the $300,000 prize, which will be used to fund a production of Kenneth MacMillan’s acclaimed Romeo and Juliet.

“MacMillan’s … Read More

Sans Love, a life without love is like …

May 15, 2013 |

Last night I was lucky enough to see a preview of Sans Love. A production about the desolate world of heartbreak, Sans Love looks at how society represents and copes with the emotional trauma of falling in and out … Read More

2013 – When We Were Idiots

May 10, 2013 |

The year is 2113. Our world is not the dystopian sci-fi fantasy as predicted in countless 80’s flicks, but an aquatic age lead by penguin dressed comedian Xavier Toby. 2013 – When We Were Idiots, is a back-to-the-future … Read More

Painting Brisbane Red

May 9, 2013 |

The Brisbane Theatre Company has brought the Melbourne Theatre Company’s mesmerising production of Red north for the first time.

The play follows the legendary American artist Mark Rothko as he paints a series of murals for the soon-to-be-opened Four Seasons restaurant … Read More

Fractal brings Frankenstein to life

May 5, 2013 |

Fractal Theatre Company’s Frankenstein celebrated its opening night at the Brisbane Arts Theatre last Friday evening.

It is clear that the foundations of this new interpretation are strong despite the few minor hiccups that crept into … Read More