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We Will Rock You returns to Oz?

We Will Rock You

According to queenonline.com, Ben Elton’s smash hit musical We Will Rock You – featuring 24 songs from Queen’s catalogue – will be returning to Australia for a national tour next year. Announced on the band’s Facebook page and website, a revival of the production is set to be produced by Australia’s leading musical theatre producer…

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Gasp! by Queensland Theatre Company

Gasp! - Queensland Theatre Company. Photo supplied.

Remember when the advertising industry first introduced bottled water? Many thought it was a ridiculous idea that would never take off and I for one, refused to buy it on political/ethical grounds. Ben Elton’s hil’air’ious satire Gasp! looks at a money hungry mining company which is devouring our resources one…

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GASP!

Damon Lockwood, Greg McNeill, Steven Rooke. Gasp. Image by Gary Marsh Photography

Every once in a while a show comes along that will stay with you for a long time. Ben Elton’s satirical work Gasp! is one such show. It’s little wonder that this show has stood the test of time and still holds as much relevance as it did when it…

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QTC’s Wesley Enoch Sets the Scene for 2014

Queensland Theatre Company - 2014 Season Launch

Queensland Theatre Company’s 2014 season has officially been launched… There was excitement all round as the company’s creatives and subscribers were invited to QPAC’s Playhouse for the launch of the 2014 QTC season. Decked out with AstroTurf, lounge chairs and a barbeque, the theme of the afternoon was very chilled-out…

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