Standing ovation for Orpheus and Eurydice

Ecstatic audiences rose to a standing ovation at opening of Gluck’s Orpheous and Eurydice at the Playhouse.   As Opera Queenslands final bill for this years season this extraordinary production is the result of an artistic collaboration with Brisbane based and internationally renown Circa.   A fusion of highly talented and fearless performers in dance,…

Ready or Not, here they come!

The Le Domas family are onto Grace, hunting her down, room by room in the family mansion.   The creepy “hide and seek” song has finished playing and the count has ticked over to 100! Time for a game, a deadly game! After the wealthy, Le Domas family hosted Grace’s wedding (played by Australian and…

Romeo & Juliet

Queensland Ballet performed a dramatic love story, Romeo & Juliet. Originally commissioned by the Royal Ballet, Mac Millan’s groundbreaking choreography of Shakespears Romeo and Juliet first dazed audiences in 1965 when Margot Fonteyn and Rodolf Nureyev took 43 curtain calls on opening night. Artistic director Li Cunxin brought this production to life in 2014 and…

Get ready for picnic weather – our top 5 spots

It’s picnic weather Brisbane! We adore the moment when the weather turns from hot and sticky to slightly overcast and a little rain comes through to cool everything down and the gardens become alive again – hello lush green grass and sweet smelling roses. But where to from here? We’ve listed a few of our…