Articles on ‘Brisbane’
No doubt Harvest Rain’s Artistic Director, Tim O’Connor jumped out of bed singing “Oh What A Beautiful Morning” on the opening night of Oklahoma! It may have taken twenty-eight years for Harvest Rain to make its professional debut but it was evident the years of prior experience had paid off. And sold out shows were… Read more.
Opera Australia’s smash hit musical South Pacific officially opens at Lyric Theatre QPAC tonight starring Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Lisa McCune, Gyton Grantley and Christine Anu. Preview performances commenced on December 27 and the show has been enjoying strong sales and enthusiastic audience responses. Based on the island of Espiritu Santo during World War II, the… Read more.
Leading Australian theatre producer John Frost announced today that, following the Brisbane premiere season of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Driving Miss Daisy next year, the production will tour to Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. “The Brisbane premiere season is almost sold out, so we have persuaded Angela and James to bring Driving Miss Daisy to Sydney,… Read more.
During the week I spoke with Mourne Kransky, the eldest of the musically talented and dry witted Kransky sisters. She gave me some tips on surviving a road trip, men in Esk and yet another state tour. This time the sisters are expanding and Mourne, Eve and Dawn will be playing at a number places… Read more.
A West End smash hit and 2012 Olivier Award nominee, Potted Potter is an unauthorised Harry experience that is set to leave you laughing as it condenses all seven epic books into just seventy minutes. That’s ten minutes per book. And it’s coming to a city near you. Potted Potter will play seasons in Perth… Read more.
Members of the cast of South Pacific were in Brisbane today to officially launch the third leg of the show’s tour schedule. The production, which opened to rave reviews in Sydney this month, is set to begin performances at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC from December 27 after a previously announced season at the Princess Theatre,… Read more.
It’s official! The 7 time Tony Award winning production of South Pacific directed by Bartlett Sher will play a season in Brisbane next year. The official twitter feed for the Australian production announced this morning that the show was confirmed for Brisbane in 2013. No dates have been confirmed and the venue is yet to… Read more.
July is a pretty busy month for Brisbanites with a host of treats to choose from our major professional companies and venues. A quick run-down is as follows: QUEENSLAND THEATRE COMPANY Head Full of Love This intricate, warm and wisely told tale by Australian playwright Alana Valentine and is directed by QTC’s Artistic Director, Wesley… Read more.
Short+Sweet submissions for the largest short play festival in Brisbane, Gold Coast, and the Sunshine Coast have extended their closing deadline for a few days! Register NOW! The Short+Sweet Theatre Festival is in its 4th year in Brisbane with a new home at the Loft in the QUT Creative Industries precinct. Another new addition this… Read more.
The terrific Keira Daley is bringing her Sydney Fringe smash hit LadyNerd to a town near you this week! Indulge your inner (or not so inner) nerd with Keira Daley as she pays cabaret tribute to some of history’s greatest minds from Marie Curie to Ada Lovelace. Daley ([title of show], A New Brain) weaves… Read more.