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a very naughty christmas brisbane powerhouse perforrming arts cabaret

Brisbane’s beloved adults-only Christmas comedy A Very Naughty Christmas is back to tickle your tinsel this December. Now in its fifth year, the racy Christmas cabaret show has built a cult following and in a few weeks returns to Brisbane Powerhouse. The show is a Christmas comedy for adults with a live band, eight electric …

britney spears kirby lunn tribute show

Queensland musical theatre star Kirby Lunn is bringing a full-scale production show celebrating pop icon Britney Spears to Brisbane next month. The musical theatre star has appeared in the cast of Kinky Boots in North America. Kirby has also played Elle Woods in the musical versions of Legally Blonde and Amber Von Tussle in Hairspray. …

creatures of prometheus twelfth night theatre brisbane

A Queensland producer says the upcoming staging of a rare Beethoven ballet at Brisbane’s Twelfth Night Theatre has been a lifelong dream of his. Theatrical production company Lynch & Paterson, who have previously sold out their Jesus Christ Superstar and The Pirates of Penzance shows, are premiering Beethoven’s ballet The Creatures of Prometheus in Australia …

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Ruby Rose has slammed TV and radio guy Steve Price for “mean” comments after he accused her of “flaunting her freedom” abroad as Australians endure lockdowns. Ruby (above left) and fellow Aussie star Natalie Bassingthwaighte shared a night out in New York together on Saturday. Natalie later posted snaps and clips to her Instagram. Natalie …

hugh sheridan brisbane festival hughman performing arts 2021 stage photo

Actor Hugh Sheridan has recalled saving a man’s life in Brisbane last week after talking him out of taking his own life. The actor recalled the experience in Fortitude Valley last Friday on The Kyle and Jackie O Show this week. Hugh explained they met the man on Ann Street in Brisbane last Friday, where …

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Patrick O’Connell, an AIDS activism icon who is widely credited with creating the iconic red ribbon symbol, has died. He was 67. O’Connell passed away on March 23 in a New York hospital, four decades after receiving a HIV diagnosis in the 1980s. Active in the New York arts community at the time, he and …

alan cumming adelaide cabaret festival 2021

Actor and cabaret star Alan Cumming says his curated program for the 2021 Adelaide Cabaret Festival is a “cabaret love letter” to Australia. After last year’s online offerings, the long-running event is returning to Adelaide Festival Centre live in June. More than 180 artists are putting on 105 performances over 12 days and nights from …

melt festival reuben kaye violet crowned brisbane powerhouse queer arts

Brisbane Powerhouse’s MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture has raised the curtain on its 2021 program ahead of the festival in May. The festival is returning for its sixth year from Thursday, May 20 to Sunday, May 30. MELT’s 2021 program, unveiled today, features more than 15 events over 11 days. The lineup spans …

kite string tangle australasian dance collective

Aftermath opens into a haunting world of disquiet. Then, the Australasian Dance Collective and Brisbane music producer The Kite String Tangle hurtle the audience through a landscape of fragmented memories and imperfect recollection to a high-octane climax. Visceral physicality and a stirring soundscape collide in a bold new full-length work at Brisbane Powerhouse this February. …

club cremorne qpac brisbane jacqueline furey circus company 2 burlesque cabaret

Cabaret fans rejoice! QPAC’s sexy and stunning stage show Club Cremorne is back by popular demand from next week. The show premiered with a sold-out season last year, as one of QPAC’s first post-lockdown shows in their QPAC Unlocked program. Now from Thursday January 28, Club Cremorne is back. The stage show transforms the intimate …

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