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Grease opens this Sunday in Brisbane

Rob Mills as Danny in GREASE. Image by Jeff Bubsy

John Frost’s multimillion dollar revival of GREASE will officially open in Brisbane for its Australian premiere on Sunday 25 August.  Starring Rob Mills as Danny and rising star Gretel Scarlett as Sandy, the ticket sales for GREASE in Brisbane have been exceptionally strong, with extra performances added to the limited season…

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Win a double pass to GREASE, Brisbane

Grease Logo

Australia’s 2013 revival of the party musical GREASE is gearing up to open this month at Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre, QPAC and AussieTheatre are celebrating by giving away a DOUBLE PASS to see the show on August 20! Starring Rob Mills as Danny and Gretel Scarlett as Sandy, this new multi…

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Ballet Revolución

Ballet Revolucion

Playing at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre as part of their international tour, Cuban dance company Ballet Revolución is an eclectic mix of dance styles, pumping music, and loads of eye candy. This show is revolutionary not for its political stance, but for its breakaway from traditional ballet, infusing it…

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Venus in Fur

Venus In Fur

Fifty shades of great! Venus in Fur, a Tony Award nominated play in 2012, is a David Ives adaptation of the Leopold von Sacher-Masoch novella Venus im Pelz. Sacher-Masoch, a late nineteenth century Austrian writer, set out with the lofty ambition of critiquing his contemporary society through an epic series of…

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QTC Presents award winning play Red

Colin Friels - Red

John Logan’s Tony Award winning play Red opened at QPAC last week, bringing the art world to the theatre stage. Presented by the Queensland Theatre Company and imported from the Melbourne Theatre Company, under the direction of Alkinos Tsilimidos, Red takes a look at the life of abstract painter Mark Rothko,…

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RED has opened at QPAC

Colin Friels in RED - Queensland Theatre Company

The Queensland Theatre Company painted the town red on Thursday for the opening night of John Logan’s award winning play Red at QPAC’s Playhouse Theatre. Winning six Tony Awards including Best Play (2010), and the Drama Desk award for Outstanding Play (2010), John Logan is perhaps best known for his…

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Oklahoma! - Harvest Rain

No doubt Harvest Rain’s Artistic Director, Tim O’Connor jumped out of bed singing “Oh What A Beautiful Morning” on the opening night of Oklahoma! It may have taken twenty-eight years for Harvest Rain to make its professional debut but it was evident the years of prior experience had paid off.…

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Grease is still the One That We Want

The cast of Grease at Sydney's launch. Image by Matt Watson

In August, John Frost’s new production of Grease will premiere in Brisbane. With 35 years since the film was released, and alongside the die-hard fans, there is a new generation waiting for this musical. The last big on-stage production in Australia was 22 years ago (though there have been two…

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Broadway Royalty Comes to BrisVegas

Kristin Chenoweth

For one night only, Kristin Chenoweth will perform with an 11 piece band in QPAC’s Concert Hall on June 14 2013. In her first tour outside the US, the Emmy and Tony Award winner will treat us to some of her most well-known songs from Wicked, GLEE and Les Misérables along with some personal…

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