Articles on ‘Brisbane’
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.
After successful seasons in Adelaide, Melbourne and Singapore and scheduled runs in both Sydney (July) and Perth (October), the Australian revival of A Chorus Line will be heading to the sunshine state later this year. According to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), A Chorus Line is set to open at the Lyric Theatre, Brisbane… Read more.
Attention Brisbane Readers: AussieTheatre has 2 double passes to give away to Queenie Van de Zandt’s one-woman show, The best (and worst) of Queenie van de Zandt. Queenie will grace the stage at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane, on Friday 18 May for one night only. The competition will close at 2pm AEST on 17 May…. Read more.
Aussie Theatre is very excited to have been given two Participant Places to give away for Vocal Alchemy’s – The Broadway Voice 2012 Singing Workshops. One for Sydney and one for Brisbane. Two lucky singers will receive a Complimentary Participant Place valued at $350.00 But first, you have to ask your most challenging singing question…. Read more.
Annie, presented by the Gordon Frost Organisation opened at QPAC last week to a delighted audience and from the crowd’s reaction, the favourite of the show was a close run between Annie and her canine co-star Sandy, the dog. Directed by Karen Johnson Mortimer, the strength of this production lay not in theatrics or the… Read more.
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.
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.
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.