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Odds are if you were born in the nineties, Led Zeppelin’s Immigrant Song will always bring to mind Jack Black rocking out in the cult-classic movie School of Rock. Now is your chance to live that nostalgic dream the smash hit stage show adaption is crashing into Brisbane this month. We sat down with lead actress Nadia Komazec to talk about the show, theatre for youngsters, and the subtleties of her character Patty Di Marco.
In the wake of worldwide Women’s Marches, Lysa, Tania Vukicevic, returns home to the small, backward town she grew up in, ready to make a stand of her own.
The Creative Issue had the pleasure of speaking with Christen O’Leary in the lead up to the La Boite & QUT Creative Industries production of Nick Enright’s,Â Blackrock.
Forget yesterday, forget today, and look towards tomorrow, because in 2017 the Australian sci-fi series â€œWe Were Tomorrowâ€ will be hitting your screens.
This November the Brisbane Powerhouse will become home to your deepest fantasies and delights, intoxicating thoughts, and pure creative wonders. Step down the rabbit hole, andÂ welcome to the debaucherous end-of-year carnival, Wonderland.Â
You do not speak, you listen. You sit quietly in a dark small room, and in just forty-five minutes you are delivered 621 worldly opinions from one woman, Emma Hall. With this; you are shocked, brought to tears, laughing, and all the while you’re thinking; because some day you may to have to choose.Â
It’s Thursday afternoon, finally a little warm at the Tryp Hotel in Fortitude Valley, and I’m thrilled to be sitting down with two guys for whom I have a lot of respect. Director/writer Martin McKenna and Matt Colwell are in Brisbane to showcase their debut foray into theÂ realm of feature films:Â Is This The Real World.
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.
Art galleries screen art house films so why can’t prisons screen prison based films?
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.