Articles on ‘Brisbane’

What’s on in July – 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.

LadyNerd: coming to a city near you

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.

A Chorus Line is heading for Brisbane, November

A Chorus Line is heading for Brisbane, November

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.

Annie opens in Brisbane – review and vox pops

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.

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.