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Faith and Science Clash in Nearer the Gods

October 6, 2018 |

Isaac Newton – inventor of calculus, godfather of physics, and the scientist Einstein admired – is the subject of Nearer the Gods, David Williamson’s (The Perfectionist, Gallipoli) new play, premiering this weekend as the first performance in the Bille Brown 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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Review: It’s not just about ‘Rice’

July 5, 2017 |

Queensland Theatre’s production of Rice is “an insightful story about the personal side of globalisation.” 
At least, that’s what the tagline says. In the epitome of simplicity, the play could be summed up in just one word: “Life.”  Read More

Big Brother is watching you

June 18, 2017 |

George Orwell once wrote that “an idea is the only thing that can change the world.” The adapted production of his dystopian novel, ‘1984,’ has unquestionable world-changing potential, even if only for five nights at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre.

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Laughter On at Noises Off

June 11, 2017 |

At Queensland Theatre’s production of ‘Noises Off,’ the audience’s genuine bursts of laughter were so consistent they became incidental background noise to the play itself. Or, more accurately, the play within a play.

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Meet Wondered Writer, Director and Actress Elodie Boal

March 22, 2016 |

Brisbane-born and bred Elodie Boal is someone to keep an eye on in the performing arts industry. She’s back this weekend for two nights only with Wondered, the final conclusion to Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland. Read More

Jessica Walsh: Play By Your Own Rules

February 29, 2016 |

Jessica Walsh talks about the importance of play, conscientiously shaping the career you want and the freedom that comes from allowing yourself to be vulnerable.

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Black Diggers – Preview

September 25, 2014 |

Black Diggers aims to tell the untold story of Indigenous soldiers in World War I, and opens at QPAC on September 25th following its sold-out premier season at the Sydney Opera House. Read More

Underground Productions’ ‘Adding Machine: A Musical’

September 11, 2014 |

Brisbane’s Underground Productions is proud to showcase their newest production, Adding Machine: A Musical. 

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The Breakfast Club- From Screen to Stage

July 8, 2014 |

Hearing that one of your favourite movies is being adapted into a stage show is often cause for hesitation. Will they do it justice? You have already seen these characters on the big screen, you’ve loved them or hated them, but most importantly you’ve physically seen them.

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Così by La Boite Theatre Company

February 16, 2014 |

La Boite Theatre Company brings one of Australia’s most beloved plays to stage, Così.

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All That Fall at Brisbane Powerhouse

February 15, 2014 |

As I suspiciously stepped through the bold black curtains and into the dimly lit room I noticed the cluster of rocking chairs, each one facing inwards, outwards and in their own direction.

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Australia Day at QPAC – A real hoot

February 8, 2014 |

Every proud Aussie man, woman and their dog have recently celebrated the countries favourite public holiday, Australia Day.

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The Tempest by William Shakespeare

January 18, 2014 |

Have you been feeling like you need a bit of Shakespeare in your life on these hot summer days?

Well this is the show for you!

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