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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.
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. Itâ€™s a combination to die for.
The world premiere of Queensland Theatre Companyâ€™s Ladies in Black was held at Qpac earlier on in the week to a glowing reception. Adapted from Madeleine St Johnâ€™s 1993 novel, The Women in Black, this visually stunning production is given character and humour by playwright Carolyn Burns and award-winning director Simon Phillips. With original musical from singer songwriter, Tim Finn, Ladies in Black delivers catchy and unique music numbers that are often only reserved for the stages of Broadway.
Direct from stellar seasons in Melbourne and Sydney, new Australian one-woman musicalÂ Guilty PleasuresÂ is a witty and energetic exploration into the lives of five ordinary women driven to commit acts of extraordinary violence. Fans of Orange is the New Black or Cell Block Tango, this oneâ€™s for you.
Tom Oliver is one of Australiaâ€™s brightest rising talents with a broad portfolio that includes music, theatre, film, television and cabaret. He spoke to us about his upcoming role in Into the Woods and everything in between.
The S.S. American has docked at QPAC for a slick, toe-tapping production that is the absolute top. Superstars Caroline Oâ€™Connor and Todd McKenney lead an outstanding cast through a high farce on the high seas, leaving audiences dancing in their wake.
The Creative IssueÂ recently spoke with Sarah Murr about her role inÂ Opera Queensland’sÂ upcoming production of Candide, her surprise at landing a role in Les Miserables and her advice for aspiring performers.
Impromptunes is a professional musical theatre improvisation troupe combining singing, stand up, dance, and a lot of humour.
The year is shaping up well for lovers of musicals, and Brisbane Arts Theatreâ€™s excellent production of the lesser-performed The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is yet another boon.
In what is becoming a revolution,Â thatÂ Brisbane is being included in the vibrant musical scene that Melbourne and Sydney experience, Strictly Ballroom The Musical is coming to QPAC this September!
With more than ninety awards to its name and productions in over ten countries, WICKEDâ€™s star seems to be on a permanent rise. Now, four years since it last graced our stages, the untold story of the Witches of Oz flies back into Brisbane.
Into the Woods, Stephen Sondheimâ€™s black comedy of twisted fairy tales and hysterically funny duets has finally hit cinemas. While the movie musical is a tricky beast, Rob Marshall and James Lapine have done a commendable job of bringing a deeply â€˜stageyâ€™ production to life on screen.
Rogers and Hammersteinâ€™s extraordinary performance â€˜The King and Iâ€™ returned to Brisbane with the Australian Premiere, and Brisbaneâ€™s opening night, on the eve of Easter.
The performance, which first opened in Australia 23 years ago, invited critics and guests to …