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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | September 19, 2019

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A Chat with the Cursed Baronet of Ruddigore

July 13, 2017 |

Imagine if you had to commit one crime every day for the rest of your life, and you’ll know exactly what it’s like to be a cursed baronet of Gilbert and Sullivan’s, Ruddigore, or the Witch’s Curse! While Jason Barry-Smith couldn’t imagine ever committing a felony himself, his character, Sir Despard Murgatroyd, in Lindy Hume’s version of the famed opera, spends his days indulging in wicked deeds like kidnapping children and building orphan asylums. Read More

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

QMF’s Celebration of 16 Lovers Lane

July 10, 2017 |

30 years on, 16 Lovers Lane will be recreated at QPAC’s Concert Hall. Read More

“Ruddigore”: Opera, yes…But not as you know it…

July 8, 2017 |

Brisbane’s performing arts lovers have the opportunity to experience Opera Queensland’s extremely accessible production of the macabre and brilliantly funny Gilbert & Sullivan’s, Ruddigore, or the Witch’s Curse! 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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Suspend your Disbelief with David Strassman

May 27, 2017 |

It’s about Chucking time comedian and ventriloquist David Strassman returned to Brisbane, touring Australia with his avant-garde performance of iTedE. Read More

A Killer Show: Spanish Baroque, Triumphant

May 18, 2017 |

If there isn’t a more killer combination than acrobats and Baroque music, I don’t know what is. Read More

Circa’s Spanish Baroque: An Interview With Billie Wilson-Coffey

May 10, 2017 |

Brisbane has such a diverse arts culture with many different sub-species of artists existing in the same, seemingly tiny space. Read More

Michael Gow: Once In Royal David’s City

May 5, 2017 |

It’s opening night of Once In Royal David’s City and the Playhouse, QPAC is abuzz with the anticipation of sponsors, season ticket holders, aspiring playwrights and actors as well as a throng of well known industry participants. The stalls … Read More

Brisbane Heats Up The Stage This Summer

December 22, 2016 |

Let’s face it. It’s hot. 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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QPAC Makes A Splash With Singin’ In The Rain

September 24, 2016 |

In these warmer Brisbane months, who wouldn’t welcome a little rain? Read More

Killer Queen: Ballet Preljocaj takes the stage at QPAC

September 4, 2016 |

French ballet company Ballet Preljocaj’s much-celebrated take on Snow White opened in Brisbane on Friday night, but did it pack as much bite as promised?

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