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Cirque du Soleil Toruk brings Avatar to life

Cirque du Soleil returns to Brisbane with a stunning new show Toruk: The First Flight. Cirque du Soleil applies its signature style to James Cameron’s dream, merging two kinds of artistic visions to create a supernatural and mysterious new world that captures the audience’s imagination. Toruk is set thousands of years before the events in…

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La Fille mal gardée by Queensland Ballet

Queensland Ballet delighted Brisbane with a light-hearted and funny mid-season performance La Fille mal gardée. The ballet company chose an amusing story line about a love triangle set in the exquisite French country side in the 1950s, Choreographed beautifully by Marc Ribaud.  The Widow Simone, mother of a beautiful young woman, prepares to marry away…

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Rice by QLD Theatre Company

Everyone has problems to deal with – in the boardroom or the basement, global or local, business or personal. Rice is an insightful story about the personal side of globalisation with two multicultural women making their way in modern Australia forging a powerful, if unlikely, friendship that gets results. The story centres on Nisha, who’s…

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Breathtaking Swan Lake with Queensland Ballet

Lovers of ballet and the arts in Brisbane witnessed a breathtaking performance of Swan Lake by graceful and majestic dancers at Queensland Ballet. The dancers graced the stage of the Queensland Performing Arts Centre grand Lyric Theatre while the audience sat in cocktail and formal attire and their best set of pearls. Designed by Kristian…

Poncho Orange Performs for Anywhere Theatre Festival

Funny boy Dani Cabs plays a hilarious fall-off-your-set clown Poncho Orange in the Anywhere Theatre Festival. This unique show is set in a rad space – a burger joint. Poncho Orange is part Latin-lover, part human-pleasure machine who is on a deep search for what if feels like to belong. Can you help him? He…

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Disney on Ice is set to dazzle Brisbane this June to July

Brisbane Weekender previewed the dazzling Disney On Ice Frozen inspired performance at the Olympic Ice Rink Iceworld. Sixteen of Brisbane’s talented skate trope dancers, raging from only 8 to 17 years, graced the ice rink. They demonstrated to the littlies their beautiful ice skating talents, gliding and dancing over the ice just like “Elsa.”   They…

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Art & opera collide in a sensual night to remember

Opera Queensland and QAGOMA have joined forces to bring you Sensory – a one night only magical event where art and opera collide.  You will be mesmerized by live opera performances that take place throughout GOMA’s gallery space.  The immersive event will take guests on a sensory journey throughout the gallery.  Throughout, a difference sense…

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Every Brilliant Thing at QPAC

His mother is always sad, she’s depressed and he can’t understand why. So, at age seven he writes her a list of brilliant things – a list of reasons not to be depressed. Things like dessert as a main course, staying up late, or the colour yellow. As he declares these little, joyous, day-to-day wins,…

The Sleeping Beauty by Australian Ballet

Australian Ballet’s artistic Director David McAllister consistently amazes Brisbane with a fresh take on their breathtaking performances. The latest ballet to hit the Lyric Theatre, and Australian Ballet’s 45th performance, is The Sleeping Beauty.  With the always beautiful lead Amber Scott (Princess Aurora) and regular guest artist from Bolshoi Ballet and American Ballet Theatre David…

Single Asian Female

It’s the play that has everyone talking in our native tongue. It’s been described as revolutionary, covering all things race and gender in contemporary, modern Australia. Single Asian Female is about, well yes – three, single, Asian females. But don’t be fooled by the name, this story speaks a universal language. Pearl, is a recently…

A Night at the Musicals

Drag duo extraordinaire Johnny Woo and La Gateau Chocolat bring A Night at the Musicals to the Powerhouse and with it their deliciously rich and smooth vocals and moves. If you’re a musical purist, then perhaps this show isn’t for you…  However, if you’d enjoy a murderous take on Les Mis, entitled Les Misermassacres, and…

Ballet Theatre of Queensland presents Cinderella

In an opening night made for princes and princesses, the Ballet Theatre of Queensland’s (BTQ) Cinderella dazzled audiences with its romance, artisanship and superb costume design.  The fairy-tale by Charles Perrault is legendary, and while the story has been told countless times, BTQ has managed to bring an age-old tale to life with a fresh…

The Nutcracker by Queensland Ballet

Each year Queensland Ballet preset a magical and festive performance that brings out the inner-child of all. The Nutcracker has become an annual tradition for many in Brisbane. From the creative dress selection to the seats secured, the tradition brings out excitement not only for the performance but for Christmas itself. Families pose by the…

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar at QPAC

These Christmas holidays QPAC presents the enchanting story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. The show based on Eric Carle’s beautifully illustrated children’s novel’s.  Follow the cast in The Hungry Caterpillar as they take you on a journey through this children’s classic which incorporates exquisitely crafted puppets that will dazzle and engage both your self and…