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Imagine if you had to commit one crime every day for the rest of your life, and youâ€™ll know exactly what itâ€™s like to be a cursed baronet of Gilbert and Sullivanâ€™s, Ruddigore, or the Witchâ€™s Curse! While Jason Barry-Smith couldnâ€™t imagine ever committing a felony himself, his character, Sir Despard Murgatroyd, in Lindy Humeâ€™s version of the famed opera, spends his days indulging in wicked deeds like kidnapping children and building orphan asylums.
At some stage in their lives, everyone has belted along with at least one of Whitney Houstonâ€™s timeless hits, whether itâ€™s I Will Always Love You or I Wanna Dance With Somebody. Prolonging the Houston legacy, â€˜The Bodyguardâ€™ the musical is about to hit Brisbane, starring Australiaâ€™s own pop sensation, Paulini Curuenavuli.Â
Brisbaneâ€™s performing arts lovers have the opportunity to experience Opera Queenslandâ€™s extremely accessible production of the macabre and brilliantly funny Gilbert & Sullivanâ€™s, Ruddigore, or the Witchâ€™s Curse!
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 has such a diverse arts culture with many different sub-species of artists existing in the same, seemingly tiny space.
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 …
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.
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?