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Presented by Vulcana Womenâ€™s Circus, Fluid hit the Brisbane Powerhouse last Wednesday as a part of the MELT festivalâ€™s second year running. True to the cabaretâ€™s name, Fluid presented a line-up of talent across multiple disciplines that flowed perfectly between acts, tackling sexuality, disability and gender roles.
Simon Burke joins Melt Festival for a night of reminiscence and romance in Something About Always.
Armed with a ukulele, spinning plates and an array of costumes that traverse gender stereotypes, Crowtownâ€™s Jessica McKerlie presents a smorgasboard of original music, burlesque and poetry. Gender Spanner is part of Brisbane Powerhouseâ€™s 2016 Melt Festival and we spoke to Jessica about the creation of this bold and original show.
Ma Ma Ma Mad is a powerful play based on writer and performer Merlynn Tongâ€™s life. It follows her childhood in Singapore and explores death and suicide, sex and sexual awakening, family and culture.
As seen on Dirty Laundry Live and Itâ€™s A Date on ABC TV, Lawrence Mooney presents his award-winning show â€“ Surely Not! to the Brisbane Powerhouse.Â Surely Not! is a storm of ripping stand up that follows Lawrence and his brothers on a road trip after the death of a favourite uncle.
Direct from stellar seasons in Melbourne and Sydney, new Australian one-woman musicalÂ Guilty PleasuresÂ is a witty and energetic exploration into the lives of five ordinary women driven to commit acts of extraordinary violence. Fans of Orange is the New Black or Cell Block Tango, this oneâ€™s for you.
The Analogue/Digital Design Conference for 2015 has only recently wrapped up at the Brisbane Powerhouse. The Creative Issue had an opportunity to meet with its brainchild and director, Matthew Haynes during the aftermath of this yearâ€™s conference.
Short+Sweet festival is back in July, bringing bite-sized theatre and cabaret to Brisbane Powerhouse! We spoke to festival director Nathan Sibthorpe about this incredible festival and the opportunities it offers for creatives.
Like a fine wine (or two), seasoned comic Judith Lucy’s only getting better with age, and her new bare-all show sets the Powerhouse Theatre off in stitches on its Tuesday night preview.