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Miss Daisy drives into Brisbane – photo feature

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The much anticipated Australian Premiere of Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning classic play Driving Miss Daisy took place at QPAC’s Playhouse on Saturday night. Theatrical legends Angela Lansbury (87) and James Earl Jones (82) star in the production alongside four time Tony winner Boyd Gaines. The Brisbane season is nearly 100%…

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QPAC Choir auditions singers for 2013

QPAC Choir

Would you like to be part of the Spirit of Christmas this year? Or how about perform with the Queensland Pops Orchestra in the Best of Britain? The QPAC Choir want you and your talent. The glorious choir is under the direction of Choir Master Tim Sherlock and has taken…

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Dame Kiri Te Kanawa – In Recital

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa – In Recital

Opera royalty, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, will grace Queensland stages in March this year, with special one night only performances at QPAC and Gold Coast’s Arts Centre. Heralding from New Zealand with an international career spanning over 40 years, Dame Kiri has graced the stage at the Metropolitan Opera in…

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South Pacific opens in Brisbane

Christine Anu, Gyton Grantley, Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Lisa McCune in South Pacific. Image by Kurt Sneddon

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…

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Legally Blonde heads to Brisvegas!

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SNAPS! It’s official! The hit musical Legally Blonde will be touring to Brisbane in 2013, contrary to rumours which had suggested the show was closing early in Sydney. Thank goodness! Starring Lucy Durack, David Harris and Rob Mills, Legally Blonde will be heading to the Lyric Theatre, QPAC in March…

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A special gift: A Chorus Line Opens in Brisbane

A Chorus Line

Our Queensland Correspondent, Bobbi-Lea, caught up with A Chorus Line ‘newbie’ Deone Zanotto, during preparations for the Brisbane leg of the professional touring production which opens at QPAC on Friday night. TML's A Chorus Line has already enjoyed successful seasons in cities across the country and although Deone Zanotto only…

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Up the Ladder and Under the Spell

Up the Ladder and Under the Spell

It was just fifteen minutes before the scheduled performance time and the doors were still closed. The time-keepers in the gathered crowd obsessively checked yet-to-be-turned-off phones, nervous that an important convention of theatre admittance had been well and truly broken and suddenly there was a hubbub at door two of…

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Up the Ladder

UpThe Ladder - Aboriginal Centre for the Performing Arts

After a sell-out 2011 season of Stolen, by Jane Harrison, the Aboriginal Centre for Performance Art (ACPA) returns to the stage this year under the guidance of renowned playwright, director and Artistic Director of Queensland Theatre Company, Wesley Enoch to present Up the Ladder, by Roger Bennett. Showing at the…

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