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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | June 5, 2020

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Queensland Theatre’s hopeful October Return

May 4, 2020 |

After an influx of donations and community support the Queensland Theatre has provided an update on their 2020 status and schedule, going forward under new Covid-19 restrictions. Read More

‘St Mary’s in Exile’ Comes Home

September 5, 2016 |

On the eve of the launch of the Brisbane Festival, the Queensland Theatre Company’s world premiere of ‘St Mary’s in Exile’ showcases the best of Queensland’s home-grown talent, with a powerful exploration of our modern relationship to spirituality, the inevitability of human weakness and our loyalty to the traditions of history.  Read More

The Man Behind The Light

June 30, 2016 |

Daniel Anderson’s role in the theatre world is an important one. He creates the mood of a scene and without him your experience at the theate would probably be completely different. We spoke to Daniel about his career as a lighting designer and the challenges ahead.

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All Mirth and No Matter: QTC’s Delightful Much Ado About Nothing

May 13, 2016 |

Shakespeare’s OG rom-com Much Ado About Nothing from the Queensland Theatre Company is two hours of laugh out loud (and sometimes quietly, to yourself, because the comedic interpretation is just so scandalous) fun.

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Australian History Comes Alive in The Secret River

March 1, 2016 |

After a sold out Sydney season in 2013, The Secret River arrives in Brisbane for the first time. Winner of six Helpmann Awards, The Secret River is a harrowing piece of theatre that is guareented to leave its mark on Brisbane audiences.

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Queensland Theatre Company Kicks Off Their 2016 Season

February 8, 2016 |

Following the critically acclaimed Ladies in Black, which closed the Queensland Theatre Company’s 2015 season, Ronald Harwood’s Quartet opens their 2016 season. Unfortunately, the production lacks the magic that the company usually bring to the stage.

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Ten Plays to See in 2016

January 25, 2016 |

The dust has well and truly settled on 2016, meaning the time has definitely come to plan the year ahead – specifically, which shows you’ll be attending. We’ve picked our top ten to help get you started.
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2015 Matilda Award Nominations Announced

January 25, 2016 |

The 2015 Matilda Award nominations are in, highlighting a glittering year in Queensland theatre.

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Step Back in Time with Ladies in Black

November 22, 2015 |

The world premiere of Queensland Theatre Company’s Ladies in Black was held at Qpac earlier on in the week to a glowing reception.  Adapted from Madeleine St John’s 1993 novel, The Women in Black, this visually stunning production is given character and humour by playwright Carolyn Burns and award-winning director Simon Phillips. With original musical from singer songwriter, Tim Finn, Ladies in Black delivers catchy and unique music numbers that are often only reserved for the stages of Broadway.

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Behind the Seams of Ladies in Black

November 9, 2015 |

Ladies in Black marks Queensland Theatre Company’s long-awaited return to musical theatre, in an original story of fashion, friends and growing up in a city on the cusp of becoming cosmopolitan. We went behind the scenes with the company’s costume department for a sneak peek at this stylish new production.

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Review: The Odd Couple

October 28, 2015 |

With an all-star cast, a classic script and a stage brimming over with life and joy, The Odd Couple ends Wesley Enoch’s tenure at Queensland Theatre Company not with a whimper, but with the very loud bang of a pan of linguini hitting the wall.

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Queensland Theatre Company announce Artistic Director

September 22, 2015 |

A week after unveiling a much anticipated Season 2016 anchored by an important world premiere and a mainstage program featuring tales of change, Queensland Theatre Company (QTC) has announced their new Artistic Director and he is one of Australia’s leading theatre directors and arts leaders, Sam Strong.

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Queensland Theatre Company Announce 2016 Program

September 15, 2015 |

Queensland Theatre Company has revealed its highly anticipated 2016 season. From Moliere and Shakespeare to local stories from around the corner, international masterpieces and the best Australian writing, QTC is set to celebrate ambition and achievement.

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Review: Grounded

August 6, 2015 |

Libby Munro is a powerful presence in Queensland Theatre Company’s one-woman production of Grounded. This thrilling and heartbreaking play reveals the shocking effects of war on a drone pilot. As the sands of America and Afghanistan begin to blur, ‘The Pilot’ starts to question who the real enemy is.

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