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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | July 5, 2020

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‘Fluid’ cabaret makes its mark at MELT

February 15, 2016 |

Presented by Vulcana Women’s Circus, Fluid hit the Brisbane Powerhouse last Wednesday as a part of the MELT festival’s second year running. True to the cabaret’s name, Fluid presented a line-up of talent across multiple disciplines that flowed perfectly between acts, tackling sexuality, disability and gender roles. Read More

Simon Burke Melts Hearts with Something About Always

February 14, 2016 |

Simon Burke joins Melt Festival for a night of reminiscence and romance in Something About Always.

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Breaking Gender Stereotypes with Jessica McKerlie

February 6, 2016 |

Armed with a ukulele, spinning plates and an array of costumes that traverse gender stereotypes, Crowtown’s Jessica McKerlie presents a smorgasboard of original music, burlesque and poetry. Gender Spanner is part of Brisbane Powerhouse’s 2016 Melt Festival and we spoke to Jessica about the creation of this bold and original show.

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Ten Plays to See in 2016

January 25, 2016 |

The dust has well and truly settled on 2016, meaning the time has definitely come to plan the year ahead – specifically, which shows you’ll be attending. We’ve picked our top ten to help get you started.
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Be Challenged by The Mad and Ugly Show

December 22, 2015 |

Leave your inhibitions, good taste and sense of outrage at the door, Cocoloco are here from London to provocatively party with you.

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A Raw Tale from a Chinese Karaoke Bar

December 6, 2015 |

Ma Ma Ma Mad is a powerful play based on writer and performer Merlynn Tong’s life. It follows her childhood in Singapore and explores death and suicide, sex and sexual awakening, family and culture.

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Lawrence Mooney – Surely Not!

November 3, 2015 |

As seen on Dirty Laundry Live and It’s A Date on ABC TV, Lawrence Mooney presents his award-winning show – Surely Not! to the Brisbane Powerhouse. 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.

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Review: Guilty Pleasures

October 22, 2015 |

Direct from stellar seasons in Melbourne and Sydney, new Australian one-woman musical Guilty Pleasures 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 one’s for you.

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The Director of the Analogue-Digital Conference; Matthew Haynes

July 6, 2015 |

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 year’s conference.
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Interview with Short+Sweet Festival Director Nathan Sibthorpe

June 16, 2015 |

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.

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Warmwaters at Queensland Cabaret Festival

June 10, 2015 |

Do you like folk music? Do you hate folk music? Comedy folk duo The Warmwaters are making their Brisbane Powerhouse debut this Friday night and they’d love you to join them.

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Review: Judith Lucy – Ask No Questions of the Moth

May 31, 2015 |

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.

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Stylin’ Up with Christine Anu

April 24, 2015 |

The legendary Christine Anu is marking the 20th anniversary of Stylin’ Up, one of the most influential albums in Australian music history, with a country wide tour this month.

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Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis at the Powerhouse

April 14, 2015 |

In the first adaptation of it’s kind, Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis will brought to life on-stage this month at the Brisbane Powerhouse.

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