Articles by: sonny.clarke

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Review: Away

Michael Gow's Away - Heartbeast Boutique Theatre. Image Supplied.

Perhaps the most striking thing about Away by Michael Gow is how fundamentally unchanged our condition is today. Set in the 1960s, first performed in the 1980s, and currently in production at the Trinity Hall with Heartbeast Boutique Theatre Company, Away highlights the fragility of human life and the brutal…

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Blak Electric – ACPA

Blak Electric - ACPA Showcase. Photo Supplied

The future of the world lies in the hope of its young, and hope is something that ACPA’s (Aboriginal Centre for Performance Arts) performers exude. With more than forty artists on stage, ACPA recently showcased its next generation of artists in the massive production of Blak Electric, by Stephen Lloyd…

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Song Circle

Blue Roo Song Cycle - Judith Wright Centre

This has been a monumental year of growth for The Blue Roo Theatre Company from the highs of Opera Queensland’s Open Stage program to the tragedy of losing a founding member and friend Jamie Carrigan. Song Circle (Judith Wright Centre October 9-11) is the result of that growth; a suite…

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Angel Gear – La Boite Indie

Angel Gear - La Boite Indie. Photo by Bec Taylor.

Like the bastard child of Kath & Kim meets Wolf Creek, the exceptional Angel Gear by Sven Swenson (co-directed by Brian Lucas & Sven Swenson) is a production about unlikeable people and their horrible existence. On paper it’s not ordinarily the kind of play that I would be attracted to,…

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Doors Open at Queensland Performing Arts for Brisbane Open House

Brisbane Open House

Held annually in conjunction with World Architecture Day, Brisbane Open House is a free event that provides residents and visitors an opportunity to peek behind the scenes of some of Brisbane’s historic buildings and closed-to-the-public spaces. The Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) has participated in Brisbane Open House consecutively since its launch…

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대홍수 (Daehongsu) Deluge

Deluge - Motherboard Productions

Anyone who witnessed Brisbane’s last ‘great floods’ would have been awed by the quiet yet powerful presence of the emboldened river as it ran through our streets and buildings. It is this same sense of awe, at the complete and undeniable power of mother nature that Jeremy Neideck has exquisitely…

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Brisbane Festival 2014

Brisbane Festival 2014. Image supplied

Familiar pink bunnies of the gargantuan variety have been spotted about town heralding the onset of Brisbane Festival’s fifth season like a pair of eager groundhogs promising an end to the cultural winter. At 10am on Saturday September 6 Brisbane Festival 2014 will kick off at the new Festival Hub,…

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Out of the Box – Children’s Festival

Out of the Box Festival - QPAC

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) is once again set to become a hub for creative little imaginations as the Out of the Box Festival, now in its twenty second-year, prepares to launch the 2014 event with two more festival days than previous years. This year, the internationally recognised children’s festival will…

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The Magic Hour

Ursula Yovich in The Magic Hour - QTC
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During The Magic Hour at Queensland Theatre Company (QTC) we are carefully transported back to our wide-eyed youth in order to learn something new about the myths and fables that have nurtured dreams and nightmares for generations of children. In this one-woman show now playing at QTC’s Bille Brown Studio,…

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Boy & Girl: Oscar Theatre Company

The Boys
Photo:  Kasia Sykus

Oscar Theatre Company transforms the bunkerish Visy theatre at the Brisbane Powerhouse into a sassy, sexy cabaret club for a titillating gender-bending performance, Boy & Girl. The cast of twenty-five talented performers spend almost two hours paying homage, in their own warped way, to some of the greats of musical theatre,…

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