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Rupaul's Drag Race Star Kameron Michaels Headed For Brisbane

After sold out shows in the USA, the queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race are making their Australian debut in the 2019 Werq The World Tour, hosted by Michelle Visage. QN Magazine spoke to season 10 finalist Kameron Michaels ahead of the tour’s Brisbane stop at QPAC on February 6. There’s a lot of fierce queens …

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Dreaming of a White Christmas? It’s yours this holiday season at the Spring Hill Reservoir, Brisbane’s underground Opera House. Venture underground and forget all the cares of the world up above as world-class opera singers and musical theatre performers serenade you with both classic and contemporary carols in the acoustically sensational reservoir. And the mystical, …

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Dr Frank N Furter (Tim Curry) in the Rocky Horror Picture Show 1975

By Anna-Sophie Jürgens, Australian National University Dr Frank-N-Furter, the snappy alpha-alien who stars in The Rocky Horror (Picture) Show, is one of the most memorable characters to grace the stage and screen in recent decades. In his castle-spaceship from the planet Transsexual in the galaxy of Transylvania, Frankie creates a carnal athlete named Rocky and …

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At first glance Avenue Q seems like nice wholesome family fun. It’s a stage show featuring quirky puppets, as well as lively song and dance. But wait a second… These grown-up imaginings of the lovable Muppets don’t only sing and dance. They also fight and… um… have sex… live onstage. Definitely don’t bring the kids! …

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David Williamson’s satirical comedy Managing Carmen, a light-hearted look at football, fame, and the power of acceptance, is opening this weekend at New Farm community theatre group Nash Theatre. The play follows AFL star Brent Lyall, whose manager is desperate to hide the fact that after Brent takes off his football kit he loves to …

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Isn’t there something extraordinary about going to the theatre? When the lights dim, the audience hush, and then suddenly being transported to another world? Well, Brisbane – we have a little hidden gem right here. At 94 years young, La Boite is Australia’s longest continuously running theatre. From humble beginnings as the Brisbane Repertory Theatre …

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Slip into your glittering best and join us for an evening of unbridled glamour at the 2018 Opera Queensland Gala this weekend. Featuring two-time ARIA Award winner, Megan Washington with Opera Queensland favourites and hosted by international cabaret superstar, Trevor Ashley (pictured), the 2018 Gala this Saturday (November 17) is set to be the social highlight of the season. Experience …

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Priscilla Queen

Australian theatre star Tony Sheldon has celebrated the milestone of 2000 shows in Priscilla Queen of the Desert performing as sassy desert queen Bernadette. The Priscilla Queen of the Desert musical has played in 135 cities in 29 countries around the world, and last month the smash hit show opened in Brisbane for the very …

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert tony sheldon

Priscilla’s outrageous romp across the Australian outback earned a standing ovation from the audience at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre last week. Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical has played in 135 cities in 29 countries around the world, and last month the smash hit show opened in Brisbane for the very first time. Last week’s …

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Two women visiting Bangkok meet in a karaoke bar in the dazzling tourist mecca’s party district and fall in love in Neon Tiger, the laugh-filled musical love story opening at Brisbane’s La Boite Theatre Company. A trio of Australia’s boldest theatre talents combine to bring to the stage their love child, the result of an …

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