Articles by: sonny.clarke

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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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Good-bye Miss Monroe: Metro Arts

Matt Young and Anna Burgess

The phrase ‘world premiere’ often instils a fear of an impending mediocrity. However the recent world premiere of Good-bye Miss Monroe, written and directed by Liam de Burca, easily makes good on the promise and is sure to win audiences around the globe. When Marilyn Monroe was found dead under mysterious circumstances in…

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Clancestry, A Celebration of Country

Clancestry 2014
Photo:  Jo-Anne Driessens

Clancestry, A Celebration of Country returns to Brisbane’s cultural precinct next month to celebrate the arts and cultural practices of the world’s First Nations Peoples. After a strong launch in 2013 that saw over ten thousand people attend, not only braving but relishing what is becoming ‘unpredictable February’ on the…

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Vivien Leigh’s School for Scandal

School For Scandal - Heartbeast Vicious Theatre Ensemble

First performed in the 1770s, School for Scandal (by Richard Brinsley Sheridan) is a witty, frolicking play about the gossipy misbehaviour of the well-to-do’s who twist and turn the truth to scheme and cheat each other for their own gain. Vivien Leigh’s School for Scandal (adapted by Michael Beh, Brian…

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R&J: La Boite Indie & The Breadbeard Collective

><R&J - La Boite & The Breadbeard Collective

“I think what a lot of adaptations miss is the essence and energy of youth. We are taking a play about sex, love, violence and death and letting it be sexy, violent, deadly and as obsessed with love as only the young can be” Kat O’Sullivan, Producer, ><R&J. There couldn’t…

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Darcy O and the BrowBeat Factory

Darcy O and the BrowBeat Factory - Blue Roo Theatre Company INC

Blue Roo Theatre Company INC, known for their socially relevant productions involving actors with various disabilities, performed their latest production Darcy O and the BrowBeat Factory at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts over three performances in early September. The audience sits and absorbs the set design as the…

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Design for Living: Queensland Theatre Company

Design For Living - QTC

Wesley Enoch has Designs on you! I had a moment part way through Queensland Theatre Company’s (QTC) final production for the year; I stepped outside myself and looked at the laughing audience and thought: this is what people mean when they talk of the brilliance of Broadway; this is what…

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