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On the eve of the launch of the Brisbane Festival, the Queensland Theatre Companyâ€™s world premiere of â€˜St Maryâ€™s in Exileâ€™ showcases the best of Queenslandâ€™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.Â
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.
Shakespeareâ€™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.
After a sold out Sydney season in 2013, The Secret River arrivesÂ 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.
Following the critically acclaimed Ladies in Black, which closed the Queensland Theatre Companyâ€™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.
The world premiere of Queensland Theatre Companyâ€™s Ladies in Black was held at Qpac earlier on in the week to a glowing reception. Adapted from Madeleine St Johnâ€™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.
Ladies in Black marks Queensland Theatre Companyâ€™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 companyâ€™s costume department for a sneak peek at this stylish new production.
With an all-star cast, a classic script and a stage brimming over with life and joy, The Odd Couple ends Wesley Enochâ€™s tenure at Queensland Theatre Company not with a whimper, but with the very loud bang of a pan of linguini hitting the wall.
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 Australiaâ€™s leading theatre directors and arts leaders, Sam Strong.
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.
Libby Munro is a powerful presence in Queensland Theatre Companyâ€™s one-woman production of Grounded. This thrilling and heartbreaking play reveals theÂ shocking effects of war on a drone pilot. As the sands of America and Afghanistan begin to blur, â€˜The Pilotâ€™ starts to question who the real enemy is.