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Ben Lee to take the Powerhouse Stage

June 12, 2021 |

Beloved Aussie singer-songwriter, activist and low-fi pop legend Ben Lee will be taking the stage of the Brisbane Powerhouse this June. Read More

Tarantino in an hour with Two Man Tarantino

December 4, 2018 |

Two people in a rundown video store battle for the title of Quentin Tarantino’s biggest fan in Two Man Tarantino.

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Emily Gilhome talks MELT 2019 and an ideal world

November 22, 2018 |

MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture returns to Brisbane’s Powerhouse in 2019 with Emily Gilhome as Guest Director. Read More

The Design Conference 2018 to return to Brisbane’s Powerhouse with The Cove

May 8, 2018 |

The Design Conference 2018 is set to return to Brisbane’s Powerhouse once again to deliver its most exciting conference since 2011; with Brisbane’s very own,The Cove, as an event sponsor.

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November 18, 2016 |

This November the Brisbane Powerhouse will become home to your deepest fantasies and delights, intoxicating thoughts, and pure creative wonders. Step down the rabbit hole, and welcome to the debaucherous end-of-year carnival, Wonderland.  Read More

Weekends @ The Brisbane Powerhouse: Comedy, markets, music

August 15, 2016 |

Good vibes, good company, good times. TCI has got your weekend covered with comedy, markets and live music, all at The Brisbane Powerhouse!

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Behind The Scenes of Boy&Girl with Director Jack Kelly

August 2, 2016 |

They’re back with a brand new show to satiate your gender-bent cabaret cravings. Enter the seductive world of Boy&Girl – a racy cabaret of musical theatre and pop where gender is bent, rules are broken and wine is encouraged.

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Short + Sweet Delivers At The Powerhouse

July 18, 2016 |

A lot can happen in ten minutes… and the Short + Sweet Festival is all the proof you need!

The biggest little play festival is back at Brisbane Powerhouse, feeding short attention spans with bite-sized theatre and shot glass cabaret! … Read More

Tyrone and Lesley In A Spot

June 13, 2016 |

The inimitable Tyrone and Lesley entwined their beautiful, funny music with moving images of skies, suns and moons, clarity and clouds, flickering bulbs and high windows. An evening with these two gentlemen songsters with ukuleles is an evening well spent.

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Alexandra Keddie: Brisbane’s Own Meryl Streep

April 26, 2016 |

I See Me & Meryl Streep charts the extraordinary life and talents of the most celebrated actress of modern times. We chat with Brisbane born actress Alexandra Keddie about bringing the icon to stage.


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Peter Helliar – What I’m Not Allowed to Say On The Project

March 14, 2016 |

There just seems to be something about Peter Helliar that Australians seem to love.

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Sell Mum into Slavery is Classy, Clever Comedy

March 6, 2016 |

As we file into the Turbine Studio, I notice a guide to Damien Power’s new solo show sitting on my seat. Not a program, not a flyer – a guide. Opening it reveals precious little about the show in question, but it does yield a rather nice black and white photo of Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek. So begins a night of comedy unusually concerned with the bigger questions: human mortality, the death of God and the lusty demands of the mammalian hind brain.

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Titanic: The Movie The Play Prepares to Set Sail

February 26, 2016 |

“It’s like a duck – on top of the surface, it’s all serene and calm; under the surface: madly paddling.”

As Titanic: The Movie The Play prepares for her maiden voyage, we spoke to director and co-writer Greg Rowbotham about the challenges and joys of launching the Ship of Dreams from the Powerhouse courtyard.

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Wax Lyrical Productions’ Brisbane Debut with Carrie The Musical

January 25, 2016 |

Stephen King’s iconic novel takes to the stage as a musical production this month at the Brisbane Powerhouse.

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