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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | May 25, 2019

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Single Asian Female; Singular, Authentic, Fierce

March 13, 2019 |

If you haven’t heard of this breakout success from Michelle Law, you simply aren’t going to the right type of parties. Never fear, The Creative Issue is here to clue you in.
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Neon Tiger: seeking the heart of Bangkok

November 2, 2018 |

Neon Tiger, a grungy karaoke bar off tourist-central Khao San road, sets the stage for two opposites to find themselves and each other in the busy heartbeat of Bangkok. Read More

Raise a glass to gin-soaked cabaret Mother’s Ruin

September 23, 2018 |

‘It’s a good time though!’ exclaims blonde bombshell Libby Wood to a concurring crowd. As one half of Mother’s Ruin – one third if we count Jeremy on piano’s speakeasy charm – she could be describing her own show. Read More

Lysa and the Freeborn Dames: making a stand for women

August 13, 2018 |

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. Read More

Calculating the Gravity of Love: The Mathematics of Longing

June 11, 2018 |

I’m always excited when arriving at La Boite’s Roundhouse Theatre. Read More

A Night at ‘Blackrock’

August 1, 2017 |

A lot has changed in Australia over the past two decades, but something that hasn’t lost its relevance or gravity in society since its birth in 1995 is Nick Enright’s renowned Australian play, Blackrock.

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La Boite Opens a New Door

April 12, 2016 |

La Boite kicks off their 2016 season with a fresh new manifesto, a sense of real danger and a whole lot of glitter.

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Morsels from the Heart Highlights Asian-Australian Theatre

February 22, 2016 |

BrisAsia festival may be entering its last week, but already it’s laying foundations for the future. We checked out festival delicacy Morsels from the Heart and got a sneak preview of what’s to come for Brisbane theatre.

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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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2015 Matilda Award Nominations Announced

January 25, 2016 |

The 2015 Matilda Award nominations are in, highlighting a glittering year in Queensland theatre.

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MAXIMUM Goes All-Out

December 1, 2015 |

A contemporary dancer and a bodybuilder walk into a room.

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Review: The Motion of Light in Water

November 9, 2015 |

Two LGBT authors marry in a heterosexual “experiment”. A super-powered, super genius fights an infectious alien language. New York in the sixties. The distant future in a far-off galaxy. Time-hopping, reality bending “queer sci-fi love story”, The Motion of Light in Water recaptures the aesthetic, excitement and importance of early science fiction, in a production that boldly goes where no La Boite Indie show has gone before.

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La Boite Season 2016

October 28, 2015 |

Hot on the heels of a 2015 season that went from strength to strength, La Boite have announced their plans for 2016, with a bold new program that brings back old favourites and forges new partnerships.

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Review: Prize Fighter

September 16, 2015 |

Stepping into La Boite, the air is heavy with the smell of gym equipment and sweat. Raucous pop music pumps through the speakers, while on stage the actors and extras of Prize Fighter are mid work-out. Audiences are flocking to the theatre eager to discover if this play delivers on its considerable promise; they leave having witnessed something extraordinary.

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