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QTC Does ‘The Scottish Play’ with International Director.

Jason Klarwein as Macbeth - Queensland Theatre Company [photo supplied]

Queensland’s Super Star Fund shine’s bright with internationally celebrated guest director Michael Attenborough CBE in QTC’s production of Macbeth. The fund is a Newman Government initiative, aiming to increase Queensland’s Arts and Cultural profile by importing international stars to nurture local talent. Under the assured direction of Michael Attenborough (formally…

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La Boite: Cock

Sophie Ross and Tom Conroy in Cock - La Boite Theatre

With a prick tease of a title like, Cock, I’m sure ticket sales will be up for La Boite’s current production.  If you are one of the lucky ones to get your bum on a seat, you will be satisfied with what this play delivers. Written by British playwright Mike…

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MICF: Three Silly Stories

Three Silly Stories

I’m no 6 year old but you would’ve had to be blind not to notice how much fun the kids were having at Three Silly Stories presented by Angus and Jessikah of The Flying Bookwork Theatre Company. Early on Saturday afternoon we heard the stories Mulga Bill, The Cap Seller…

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MICF: Wolf Creek The Musical

Wolf Creek The Musical

Making a show that is deliberately cringe worthy is not as easy as the creators of Wolf Creek The Musical seem to think.  They tick a lot of the boxes, but at the end of the show I walked out feeling like my time had been pretty much wasted. Yes…

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MICF: More Tape

The Boy With Tape On His Face

I know it’s a brave call, but if you can only see one show at the Comedy Festival, make it More Tape from The Boy With Tape on His Face. It’s pure joy; like mainlining a rainbow. It’s the show you go to when you’re feeling so down that kittens…

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MICF: Immigrants’ Guide to Australia

Mark Butler

After dodging the noise and smoke to climb the three flights of stairs to the comedy venue at the Elephant and Wheelbarrow hotel, I was ready to sit down and have a good laugh.  I wasn’t prepared to have an ‘Immigration Identification Card’ with the forbidding face of Tony Abbott…

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MICF: Bane Trilogy (Bane 1)

MICF: Bane Trilogy (Bane 1)

Bane Trilogy encompasses three stories of loner Bruce Bane (Joe Bone) and his somewhat film noir-like adventures in the shiftier parts of an American metropolis. The part of the trilogy you’ll see depends on which night of the week you attend, and, according to the MICF guide, Bane 1, 2…

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MICF:KiDSHoW (not suitable for children)

KiDSHoW (Not suitable for children)

Shane and David of The Umbilical Brothers are incredibly good at a few very captivating skills. They have amazing use of physical movement and mime comedy. They are, in my opinion, unparalleled in their ability to create the sound scapes of their gags with only their mouths. So I find…

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