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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.
After making over 300,000 Australians laugh on his last tour and taking a year off to star in his first feature film, Carl Barron returns to the stage with his brand new show. If previous record is anything to go by, it is strongly advised to grab your tickets early!
From tackling the Rubikâ€™s Cube to investigating the claims of so-called psychics and ghost hunters in his documentary series Unbelievable (ABC1), Lawrence Leung has always been driven by curiosity. But the conclusion and answers arenâ€™t the best part of tackling the unknown â€“ itâ€™s in the figuring out.
Performed by Daniel Cabrera and presented by Kate McDowell as part of the Wonderland Festival at the Brisbane Powerhouse, Who is Dani Cabs showcased all of his talents (self-admittedly thereâ€™s not many).
Dave Hughesâ€™ has cemented himself as one of Australiaâ€™s most popular comedians. In his latest show â€“ â€˜Pumpedâ€™ he proves exactly why we all fell in love with this everyday man in the first place.