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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…

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…

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…

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…

We Will Rock You at QPAC

Queen and Ben Elton’s worldwide spectacular We Will Rock You hit the main stage at QPAC in Brisbane. Having thrilled audiences in over 28 countries, the futuristic performance opened with bang. Starring a multi-talented cast, including Australian Idol’s Casey Donovan and Jersey Boys’ Gareth Keegan, We Will Rock You delivered strobe lighting, disco balls, laser lights,…

Much Ado About Nothing

Queensland Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved comedy, Much Ado About Nothing. This month marks the anniversary of Shakespeare’s death in 1616. Globally throughout 2016, theatre companies, cultural organisations, creatives, academics, and fanatics are paying homage for the 400-year anniversary through a program of performances and exhibitions.  Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare’s great…

Velvet at QPAC

After dazzling audiences around the globe, the award winning hit show Velvet returns to Brisbane and would have to be the most amazing, hilarious, and enjoyable shows I have seen in a while. Director Craig Ilott has channelled the original Studio 54 nightclub into a seductive fusion of disco, dance, burlesque and circus with shocks, surprises…

Socials | Cinderella

Fabulous people of Brisbane brought out their best dress for The Australian Ballet’s Cinderella on opening night.  Socialites, fashionistas, VIPs, dancers and friends of the ballet were seen partying after the performance on QPAC’s glamorous rooftop. Images by Erika Myer                               

Anything Goes

Opera Australia and John Frost invites Brisbane to get on board their American ocean liner with hilarious and joyful Helpmann Award winning musical Anything Goes.   

Ballet Revolución at QPAC

Ballet Revolución has returned to Brisbane after a series of sold-out shows across Europe and Asia.  Direct from Cuba, the show returns backed by a 19-strong dance troupe and an 8-piece band performing a slew of recent hits, as well as classical numbers. Choreographed by Brisbane-native Aaron Cash, along with Cuban choreographer Roclan Gonzalez Chavez,…

Slammed

The Brisbane Powerhouse will host the premiere of Slammed, an Australian play focusing on youth social issues.Written by former secondary school teacher Stefanie Brooke Harper and directed by John Peek, Slammed features a cast of 11 Brisbane Actors and is produced by independent arts company Crosstown Artists.    The play is one that seeks to…