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Have you ever wondered what a Shakespeare adaptation set in Australia would look like? Then look no further.
Combining traditional theatre and interactivity, Brisbane Immersive Ensemble leaves no stone unturned when it comes to creating engaging and stimulating performances.
Shakespeareâ€™s works are definitely some of â€“ if not the most â€“ performed theatrical productions in the world.
ImproMafia is an intriguing company. Performing regularly across Brisbane, interstate and even across the seas, they have been bringing laughs and smiles to our collective faces for over a decade, relying solely on improvised performance and the reactions from their audiences.
This year, at the Anywhere Theatre Festival, standards have been high with many a quality production strutting their stuff on the boards for yet another year.Â
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.
The Brisbane Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) brings the excellence of Shakespearean inspired films in all genres to the big screen to prove Shakespeare is still relevant; he is the inspiration for countless contemporary films.
heartBeast Boutique Theatre’s highly anticipated production of Shakespeareâ€™s King Lear hits the stage on July 25. The Creative Issue was given an exclusive backstage pass to see the making of this Gothic tale.
Transplanted from ancient Athens to a nostalgic vision of the Australian suburbs, Benjamin Schostakowskiâ€™s new adaption of A Midsummer Nightâ€™s Dream sparkles with invention, magic and technological wizardry. Balanced between the hilarious and the darkly bizarre, this is Shakespeare for the modern age at its height.
Would you love to see a Shakespeare play, but canâ€™t find the time? Hamlet hurting your head? Macbeth simply too much? Romeo and Juliet already helpfully translated into several Disney films? Well, worry no moreâ€”The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) is the production youâ€™ve been looking for, handily compacting all thirty seven of the Bardâ€™s masterpieces into ninety minutes of high theatrical antics.