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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | July 15, 2020

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PLAY CLUB: AFTER DINNER by Andrew Bovell

July 11, 2020 |

This Tuesday the 14th of July at 7.30pm join Queensland Theatre live for a reading of After Dinner by Andrew Bovell. Since we can’t yet go out and enjoy the theatre in person, Queensland Theatre have created Play Club, bringing you readings of exciting new plays live and online. Read More

Brisbane Playwright Steve Pirie Wins Queensland Premier’s Drama Award

June 26, 2020 |

Congratulations to Brisbane writer Steve Pirie, winner of The Queensland Premier’s Drama Award 2021-21, for his work Return to Dirt. Read More

Lee Lewis won’t let Queensland abandon its artists

June 5, 2020 |

In an impassioned plea to the Federal Government, Queensland Theatre’s Artistic Director Lee Lewis has released a statement on the countless number of Australian artists who are ineligible for the JobKeeper payment.
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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

Queensland’s Premier’s Drama Award to be announced

April 9, 2020 |

Theatres are closed, but talented artists are forging forward with new works. Read More

QT Welcomes New Artistic Director, Lee Lewis

September 23, 2019 |

Next year, QT will be celebrating its 50-year milestone. Since then is has become the national home of new stories. Hitting new theatre records of audiences and growth. It has also welcomed a wider diversity in voices and stories, and a new generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories.

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Rock n Roll at Queensland Theatre with Barbara and the Camp Dogs

May 1, 2019 |

Coming to Brisbane for its second life, Barbara and the Camp Dogs is bringing rock n roll to Queensland Theatre in a celebration of First Nations women, hard family truths, and poignant commentary on the state of today’s music industry. Read More

Theatre Practically Anywhere: Anywhere Festival

April 10, 2019 |

With performances in many diverse and unique locations in Brisbane, Noosa and the extended Sunshine Coast, Anywhere Festival truly lives up to its name in 2019.

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The 2018 Matilda Awards – A Celebration For Queensland Theatre Industry

February 20, 2019 |

On a balmy Monday night, a night ripe with anticipation as much as with dusky heat, Queensland theatre industry gathered together at the Brisbane Powerhouse to celebrate and congratulate, the 2018 Matilda Awards.

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Faith and Science Clash in Nearer the Gods

October 6, 2018 |

Isaac Newton – inventor of calculus, godfather of physics, and the scientist Einstein admired – is the subject of Nearer the Gods, David Williamson’s (The Perfectionist, Gallipoli) new play, premiering this weekend as the first performance in the Bille Brown Theatre. Read More

Queensland Theatre 2019 – A Season of Dreamers

September 19, 2018 |

Just a few weeks ago, the Queensland Theatre announced their line up for next year’s season and the theatre productions that we can all look forward to. Read More

Jasper Jones: You Just Got to Get Brave

August 4, 2018 |

The unthinkable happens in the small Australian bush town of Corrigan when a girl dies, a young man is blamed without a second thought, and secrets beg to be revealed. Read More

A chance to spend a night with Jimi and his family

July 27, 2017 |

A night at the theatre is as much about the performers giving to the audience, as it is about the audience being open to the experience and the change offered by the journey on stage.

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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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