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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | August 23, 2019

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Too cool for Rock School: Brent Hill

July 10, 2019 |

Coming to Brisbane this July, the stage spectacular based on the movie of the same name School of Rock arrives to bring the noise.

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Oh Sweet Charity!

January 30, 2019 |

The minute you walked in the room, I could tell this was going to be a production to remember. A real big number.

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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

Romeo is (thankfully) Not the Only Fruit

September 21, 2018 |

It is a truth universally acknowledged that all queer love stories must be told through the use of song, dance, and, in the case of Romeo is not the Only Fruit, a reminder of all the tropes plaguing queer romances in popular culture. Read More

Stephen Sondheim’s Company at Brisbane Powerhouse

August 3, 2018 |

“It’s just that you have to want to marry somebody, not just somebody.” Company explores the art of maintaining relationships in a society where public and private spheres increasingly intertwine, and technology continually becomes more pivotal. Read More

Little Women: the Broadway musical at The Brisbane Powerhouse

July 22, 2018 |

Louisa May Scott’s novel Little Women tells a story relevant in any year since the date it was published, including today, as was evident in the recent Broadway-style production of the novel at The Brisbane Powerhouse.    Read More

The Rocky Horror Show Returns to Brisbane!

January 31, 2018 |

The Rocky Horror Show has been entertaining audiences world-wide for more than forty years and it shows no signs of slowing down. The cult classic returns to Brisbane for a limited season.

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Interview: Paulini on ‘The Bodyguard’.

July 12, 2017 |

At some stage in their lives, everyone has belted along with at least one of Whitney Houston’s timeless hits, whether it’s I Will Always Love You or I Wanna Dance With Somebody. Prolonging the Houston legacy, ‘The Bodyguard’ the musical is about to hit Brisbane, starring Australia’s own pop sensation, Paulini Curuenavuli.  Read More

Roald Dahl’s Spirit Hits the Stage in Matilda The Musical!

December 6, 2016 |

Matilda the Musical has finally arrived in Brisbane after a successful run throughout the country. Winner of five Tony Awards and multiple sell-out seasons on Broadway and West End, Matilda is a quirky and unforgettable experience that is one for all ages.

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Scott Johnson Speaks About His Most Horrifying Role Yet!

May 30, 2016 |

Before Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid, Howard Ashman and Alan Menken created the musical Little Shop of Horrors…

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Welcome to the 60s with Hairspray!

April 9, 2016 |

Following their enormous success of their Arena Spectacular version of Cats in 2014, Harvest Rain Theatre Company wows audiences again with Hairspray: The Big Fat Arena Spectacular. This musical extravaganza is guaranteed to have you dancing in the aisles, big hair and all.

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New Farm Cinema Presents Tommy and the New Pinball Wizard

February 28, 2016 |

In 1969, The Who released the double concept album “Tommy”, which was thankfully adapted into a feature length film six years later. On the 5th of March, New Farm Cinemas will take you back to the surreal and experimental rock musical with their special screening and unofficial pinball tournament.

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Teen Angst has a Body Count in Heathers the Musical

January 12, 2016 |

Heathers The Musical kicks off what will hopefully be another stellar year for Australian musical theatre. Grab your best friends, scrunches and a large glass of champagne and settle down for an evening of high-school bitchiness and bloodshed. It’s a combination to die for.

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Songs for the Fallen Soars

December 12, 2015 |

Songs for the Fallen parties like it’s 1847, in a delicious whirlwind of music, laughter and debauchery.

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