Trainspotting Live

Trainspotting Live

I was splashed by a wet condom and had a shite covered naked arse within touching distance.Choose life.Choose theatre.Choose Trainspotting Live.In 1993, Harry Gibson wrote the stage adaption of Irvine Welsh's 1993 novel about heroine,...

Superhal – NIDA Parade Theatre

In a world that cannot deny the current pop-culture obsession surrounding comic book superhero film adaptations, Puzzle Collective’s Superhal – advertised as a “Superhero Origin Story” – seems like a slam-dunk take on Shakespeare’s...

The Bleeding Tree – Wharf Theatre, STC

As the lights come down on The Bleeding Tree, silence momentarily consumes the audience. From the first moment, this play demands every ounce of your attention and emotional investment. It’s only as it draws...
James Rowland in Every Brilliant Thing. Photo supplied.

Every Brilliant Thing is worth living for

Every Brilliant Thing is the story of a seven-year-old boy who makes a wish list of everything brilliant thing worth living for in this world to cheer up his mother - from Christopher Walken’s...

WAAPA’s Heathers The Musical

The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) third year musical theatre students give a comical, heartfelt and highly energetic performance in this musical based on the 80’s cult classic film Heathers.Like the 80s film,...
In Conversation with Maxim Vengerov. Image supplied.

QSO Shines Bright with Stars in its 70th Year

2017 is a landmark year for the Queensland Symphony Orchestra in many ways. It’s their 7oth birthday and the official commencement of Alondra de la Parra’s appointment as the new Musical Director. De la...
#FirstWorldWhiteGirls: Botox Party! Photo supplied.

#FirstWorldWhiteGirls: Botox Party!

#FirstWorldWhiteGirls: Botox Party! is a highly entertaining, joyous show with lots of laughs. To set the mood, the cabaret opens with two young ladies in sparkling jewels, glitzy costumes, and makeup that was borrowed from...

Chimerica – Roslyn Packer Theatre

The light comes up on a group of people standing clad in white, backs to the audience. They are holding a plastic shopping bag in each hand. It is an image of naïve heroism...

Calamity Jane – Hayes Theatre Co

With a woman who refuses to shrink down into the boxes her society assigns her, a rowdy saloon in the middle of the Wild West, strongly hinted queer subtext, and an immersive theatre experience,...
Propel - Expressions Dance Company. Image supplied.

EDC Propels into 2017

If you haven’t been to an Expressions Dance Company (EDC) show, you are missing some of the most evocative performances in Brisbane; even if dance is not your ‘thing’, actually, especially if dance is...
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