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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | July 18, 2019

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Class is in Session; talking School of Rock with Nadia Komazec

July 18, 2019 |

Odds are if you were born in the nineties, Led Zeppelin’s Immigrant Song will always bring to mind Jack Black rocking out in the cult-classic movie School of Rock. Now is your chance to live that nostalgic dream the smash hit stage show adaption is crashing into Brisbane this month. We sat down with lead actress Nadia Komazec to talk about the show, theatre for youngsters, and the subtleties of her character Patty Di Marco.

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The Flood Review (Anywhere Theatre Festival)

May 25, 2019 |

It’s that time of year again folks. We are neck deep in the month of theatrical goodness that is the Anywhere Theatre Festival. This time we’re reviewing Flood, an Australian play presented by independent Brisbane Theatre makers; a whirling maelstrom of a production, soaked in tension, emotion, and the energy of a young and talented cast.
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Freeze for Reflection: Kill Climate Deniers Heads to Brisbane

May 15, 2019 |

The back story behind the script of Kill Climate Deniers is such a rollercoaster ride that it could inspire a play in itself, and it has.

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Step inside the world of Oscar Wilde with The Young Prince

April 25, 2019 |

Presented by Adelaide-based theatre company Slingsby, The Young Prince bursts from the imagination of Oscar Wilde to the Brisbane stage at QPAC’s Cremorne Theatre from 23 to 27 July.

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Looking For The Clue In Cluedo!

April 19, 2019 |

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be included in a murder mystery? And how about during the 1930’s? With a whole host of characters to help you solve said mystery? Read More

Single Asian Female; Singular, Authentic, Fierce

March 13, 2019 |

If you haven’t heard of this breakout success from Michelle Law, you simply aren’t going to the right type of parties. Never fear, The Creative Issue is here to clue you in.
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Tarantino in an hour with Two Man Tarantino

December 4, 2018 |

Two people in a rundown video store battle for the title of Quentin Tarantino’s biggest fan in Two Man Tarantino.

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Happily Ever After: A Cabaret Delight

December 2, 2018 |

The Babushka ensemble presents their brand new show, Happily Ever After, as part of Wonderland festival 2019. Read More

Jury’s out on Bitch on Heat

November 29, 2018 |

‘It was moving poetry!’

‘It was problematic!’

‘It was honest. Haven’t you ever felt like that?’

‘I’d have walked out if the genders had been the other way round.’

If nothing else, Bitch on Heat is divisive. Read More

Emily Gilhome talks MELT 2019 and an ideal world

November 22, 2018 |

MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture returns to Brisbane’s Powerhouse in 2019 with Emily Gilhome as Guest Director. Read More

Neon Tiger: seeking the heart of Bangkok

November 2, 2018 |

Neon Tiger, a grungy karaoke bar off tourist-central Khao San road, sets the stage for two opposites to find themselves and each other in the busy heartbeat of Bangkok. Read More

Interview: Head First Acrobats on sexy circus show Elixir

October 30, 2018 |

Circus gets sexy with Thomas, Cal, and Rowan – the toned, taut stars of Elixir – a genre-defying show somersaulting into the Powerhouse next month as part of the Wonderland Festival. Read More

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

A HORRORfying End To BrisFest

October 1, 2018 |

What do you love about the good old horror genre? Is it the spine-tingling sensation that you get when faced with the opening strains of the soundtrack’s soft strings, pervading your very core? Read More