Articles on ‘QPAC’
After months of rumours it was today confirmed that the hit Broadway musical Jersey Boys – The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons – will be walking (like a man) into Brisbane this July. Jersey Boys opened in July 2009 at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre and played for 13 months before transferring to the Theatre Royal, Sydney… Read more.
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.
Now in its thirteenth year together, Flameno Fire presents their latest work Gypsy Pathways. This work explores the exotic roots of the Flamenco artform from the migration of the Romani Gypsies and the influences that various regions in North India, North Africa, and Middle Eastern Europe had on the Kathak tradition of dance and song… Read more.
This March, Queensland Theatre Company and Queensland Performing Arts Centre will present a groundbreaking new indigenous theatre work by award winning Queenslander Stephen Page. Bloodland is a Sydney Theatre Company and Adelaide Festival production in association with Bangarra Dance Theatre and will open at QPAC on March 14 for five performances only. The production is… Read more.
We are thrilled to have a double pass to giveaway to The Wizard Of Oz, presented by Queensland’s largest Independent Theatre Company, Harvest Rain. Enter our competition (then click your heels together three times and say “There’s No Place Like QPAC”) for your chance to win! The double pass is valued at $140 and tickets… Read more.
Magically marvelous and practically perfect is the childhood movie turned musical, Mary Poppins. Now, some die-hard fans may be a little disappointed that it’s slightly different to the movie. In this case, it’s great to have a bad memory as you would get to be delighted all over again by the magic and pure joy… Read more.
In a media event today at the QPAC, Brisbane, the Premier of Queensland Anna Bligh and President of Disney Theatrical Productions Thomas Schumacher announced that Mary Poppins will be Stepping In Time all the way to Brisbane. The forthcoming season of Mary Poppins will open in January at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre, making Brisbane the third… Read more.
It is bitterly ironic that the story of the Calendar Girls, that has generated so much pleasure and enjoyment, should have opened with the kind of shattering news which we all dread. John Baker, an apparently fit and healthy 53 year old “who’d never had a day’s illness in his life” according to his wife,… Read more.
Queenslanders have been applauding world-class performances at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) since 1985, and the tradition will continue in 2010 as the Centre celebrates 25 years of world class theatre, music, dance and family entertainment. Chief Executive John Kotzas said 2010 is a symbolic year for QPAC, marking 25 years as the state’s… Read more.
Matthew Robinson is amongst the cast for the forthcoming Brisbane production of Eurobeat. Eurobeat is scheduled to open at the QPAC Lyric Theatre on November 25. Channel Seven’s Packed To The Rafters actress Zoe Ventura will bring her glamour and talent to the stage as the voluptuous Persephone from Greece, having thrilled audiences in this part in the West… Read more.