Articles by: Jemma Lanyon

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Mother and Son – Live on stage

Noeline Brown, Darren Gilshenan and Rob Carlton in Mother & Son - Queensland Theatre Company. Image Supplied.

Thirty years since it first graced our television screens, Australian favourite Mother and Son comes to life on stage, in the Playhouse Theatre at QPAC. Veteran actress Noeline Brown (The Mavis Bramston Show, Dancing with the Stars, Talkin’ About Your Generation, Spicks and Specks) plays the iconic role of Maggie, and Darren…

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Sex With Strangers

Sex With Strangers

Matilda Award Nominated Sex With Strangers is back for a sizzling return season. Olivia is a woman d’un certain âge who retreats to a quiet bed and breakfast to work on her second novel. Her first novel didn’t enjoy tremendous popularity, but Olivia strives for quality over mass appeal. Surrounded…

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Sex with Strangers

Thomas Larkin and Veronica Neave in Sex With Strangers. Image by Joel Devereux.

Sex With Strangers- ‘Bring your Grandma!’ says Thomas Larkin. Brisbane actor Thomas Larkin was kind enough to take time out of his hectic schedule to talk about Sex With Strangers. He is passionate about the play; you can hear it in the enthusiasm and the eloquence with which he engages…

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39 Steps steps into Brisbane

The 39 Steps by Hit Productions.
[Image: Belinda Strodder]

4 Actors. 100 Roles. 39 Steps. Spies, secret identities, a chance meeting on a train, love, and murder… The 39 Steps show has it all. Originating as a book by John Buchan, The 39 Steps has had many incarnations, including Hitchcock‘s famous film adaptation, it is now the longest running…

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1984: A Talk with David Whitney

1984 -Shake & Stir [image supplied]

Enter a dark world run by a totalitarian government. They watch you constantly. They control your life. They control your thoughts. They even rewrite history. What would you do? Would you comply? Would you try to escape? Would you lose yourself? After a sell-out season last year, George Orwell’s classic,…

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Company the Musical

The cast of  Company - Ignations Musical Society
[CF Photography & Design]

Stephen Sondheim’s Company is a real gem of a musical. It’s got beautiful music, ingenious lyrics, wonderful character development, and witty one-liners, all topped off with emotional depth. It’s an ambitious project for an amateur company to tackle, but Ignations Musical Society have done it with aplomb. It is Bobby’s…

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I’m Your Man

I'm Your Man

I’m Your Man is a show created and directed by Roslyn Oades. For 18 months Oades followed around a promising up and coming boxer, Bill ‘The Kid’ Dibb, and documented his quest for an IBF World Title Belt. This piece of headphone-verbatim theatre is a culmination of all her research…

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