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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.
Queensland Theatreâ€™s production of Rice is â€œan insightful story about the personal side of globalisation.â€
At least, thatâ€™s what the tagline says. In the epitome of simplicity, the play could be summed up in just one word: â€œLife.â€
George Orwell once wrote that â€œan idea is the only thing that can change the world.â€ The adapted production of his dystopian novel, â€˜1984,â€™ has unquestionable world-changing potential, even if only for five nights at QPACâ€™s Lyric Theatre.
At Queensland Theatreâ€™s production of â€˜Noises Off,â€™ the audienceâ€™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.
Brisbane-born and bred Elodie Boal is someone to keep an eye on in the performing arts industry. Sheâ€™s back this weekend for two nights only with Wondered, the final conclusion to Lewis Carrollâ€™s Alice In Wonderland.
Brisbane’s Underground Productions is proud to showcaseÂ their newest production, Adding Machine: A Musical.Â
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, youâ€™ve loved them or hated them, but most importantly youâ€™ve physically seen them.