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Shakespeareâ€™s OG rom-com Much Ado About Nothing from the Queensland Theatre Company is two hours of laugh out loud (and sometimes quietly, to yourself, because the comedic interpretation is just so scandalous) fun.
This year at the Anywhere Theatre Festival comes again with an extensive variety of acts featuring stories new and old.
This yearâ€™s Spanish Film Festival features Truman, a tragicomedy already making waves overseas with a slew of awards including Goya’s (think Spanish Oscars) Best Film, Best Director (Cesc Gay), Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor andÂ Best Screenplay (Tomas Aragay, Cesc Gay).
Wondered itself is a 45 minute long riddle, and you wonâ€™t find out the answer until the very end. Playwright and director Elodie Boal has woven together gunshot dialogue and dynamic physicality to craft an entertaining, clever and adventurous production.
Brisbane-born and bred Elodie Boal is someone to keep an eye on in the performing arts industry. Sheâ€™s back this weekend for two nights only with Wondered, the final conclusion to Lewis Carrollâ€™s Alice In Wonderland.
What do handfuls of turd, corn on the cob, the pouch of Douglas and Taylor Swift have in common? Find out in Hannah Gadsbyâ€™s latest show ‘Dogmatic’!
There just seems to be something about Peter Helliar that Australians seem to love.
As we file into the Turbine Studio, I notice a guide to Damien Powerâ€™s new solo show sitting on my seat. Not a program, not a flyer â€“ a guide. Opening it reveals precious little about the show in question, but it does yield a rather nice black and white photo of Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Å½iÅ¾ek. So begins a night of comedy unusually concerned with the bigger questions: human mortality, the death of God and the lusty demands of the mammalian hind brain.
Looking to fill a free night this week? Brisbaneâ€™s very own Mel Buttle is at the Powerhouse as part of the Comedy Festival.
In today’s film industry of reboots, remakesÂ and sequels relative to anything nostalgic; fan service to the source material is mostly disregarded in an attempt to capitalise on the nostalgia of past generations. However, sometimes once in a full moon fever, there comes a nostalgic reboot that lives up to the original material to a degree.