Articles on ‘Brisbane’

Annie set to open in Brisbane this Thursday

After a successful season in Sydney, Annie the Musical will officially open in Brisbane on Thursday 12 April for the next stop in a national tour. Playing at the Lyric Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), Annie stars Anthony Warlow, Nancye Hayes, Todd McKenney, Chloe Dallimore, Julie Goodwin and Alan Jones as President Roosevelt. In her review… Read more.

Performers Zanetti and Rooke take out Matilda Awards this year

Two performers have won Matilda Awards this year: Steven Rooke and Melanie Zanetti (pictured) won a Matilda each, while Marcel Dorney (playwright) Simone de Haas (artistic director) and Josh McIntosh (designer) took out the other three prestigious awards at the official ceremony in Brisbane last night…. Last night, the Judith Wright Centre rolled out the red carpet for… Read more.

Groundling Award Winners, QLD

Dubbed the ‘people’s choice awards of the Queensland theatre industry’, the Brisbane-based Greenroom’s awards (not to be confused with the Melbourne organisation), are in their second year of The Groundlings Awards. The Groundlings are 14 categories of state only awards nominated and voted by the people or the ‘groundlings’ as it were, a nice balance with… Read more.

ArTour – connecting artists, audiences and communities

ArTour was borne of the Queensland Government’s Coming to a Place Near You Touring Strategy (2009-2014) and has committed to provide regional and remote communities in Queensland with performance, residencies and workshop opportunities. The Tour Strategy was designed to stimulate a demand driven arts touring culture in Queensland with a three pronged focus: growing audiences,… Read more.

What’s happening in Brisbane, March

Bobbi-Lea Dionysius takes us through the ins and outs of theatre in Brisbane for the month of March. From Shakespeare to contemporary dance to Disney – Brisbane has it all! March is the month of Classic Theatre for both La Boite and the Queensland Theatre Company’s 2012 Season openers. AS YOU LIKE IT La Boite… Read more.

Annie Children’s Cast Announced for Brisbane

Producer John Frost today announced the 24 local children who have been cast in the upcoming Brisbane production of the ever-popular Broadway musical Annie. As in Sydney, three casts will alternate the roles of Annie and the seven orphans during the season, which opens on 7 April at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC. Over 450 registrations… Read more.

Annie is looking for a Canine co-star

Does your pup have what it takes to star alongside the most famous orphan of all time? Well, the hit musical Annie is heading to Brisbane in April, and the tiny redhead is in the market for a canine co-star. Auditions for dogs to play the role of ‘Sandy’ (a loveable stray whom Annie befriends)… Read more.

Annie is casting Brisbane-based pups this weekend

Is your pup a regular show-pony? The producers of Annie will be holding open auditions this Sunday, 12 February, for talented dogs to play Annie’s beloved pup ‘Sandy’ in their upcoming Brisbane season. Eligible applicants must be well-trained, medium sized, sandy/light red coloured dogs aged between 12 months to 5 years and should head to the Cultural… Read more.

Acting Masterclass series announced: La Boite, QLD

If you are a professional actor with significant experience or training, these masterclasses are for you. Brisbane’s La Boite Theatre Company is one of Australia’s leading theatre companies, and part of their vision statement includes “reaching out beyond [their] walls”. Inviting independent artists and teams to work with their productions, presenting works by other companies… Read more.

The Supreme Dreams, Brisbane – CLOSED

Stop! In The Name Of Love – and enter our competition to win a double pass to see The Supreme Dreams at the historic Princess Theatre, Woolloongabba on February 11, 2012 at 8pm. A perfect Valentine’s Day outing, this salute to the high energy of the 60s movement celebrates the stars and music of Motown in… Read more.