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megan hilty musical wicked smash qpac

Stage, screen and television star Megan Hilty will return to QPAC in Brisbane next month with a brand-new show and a 40-piece orchestra. Megan first found fame on Broadway as Glinda the Good Witch in Wicked. Television audiences discovered her in the musical drama Smash about a musical based on the life of Marilyn Monroe. …

opera queensland a flowering tree

Opera Queensland will begin its 2019 season early next month with Patrick Nolan’s Helpmann Award winning production of A Flowering Tree. The melodic and contemporary love story by world renowned composer John Adams is performed at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s Concert Hall from April 2 to 6. Inspired by Mozart’s The Magic Flute, A …

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 …

Hedwig and the Angry Inch origin of love

Twenty years ago John Cameron Mitchell dared to do what no one else would – tell the story of an East German punk-rock singer and her botched sex change operation. Originally a musical, the film Hedwig and the Angry Inch was released a few years later to critical acclaim and quickly achieved cult status within …

Patti LuPone

By Paul Dellit Since the Golden Age of Broadway there have been many leading ladies that have fallen into the category of diva, particularly in the field of musical theatre. Whether she likes it or not Patti LuPone has unofficially been crowned the reigning Broadway diva of her generation. The word ‘diva’ is of Latin/Italian …

Hedwig and the Angry Inch origin of love

John Cameron Mitchell, the creator of the queer cult classic Hedwig and the Angry Inch, will perform a special show in Brisbane next month. In The Origin of Love: The Stories and Songs of Hedwig, Mitchell will take to the stage to channel the titular glam-rock icon to perform much-loved rock ballads and share stories …

Ray Meagher Priscilla Queen of the Desert musical

Australian actor Ray Meagher – best known as Home and Away patriarch Alf Stewart – will swap Summer Bay for the Australian Outback for the Brisbane leg of the Priscilla Queen of the Desert musical later this year. Based on the Oscar-winning 1994 film, Priscilla Queen of the Desert is the story of three Sydney …

4Seasons

Brisbane is a melting pot of arts and culture, always ready to offer something unique and different to our local audience and premiering this June will be another fantastic experience. From the 14th of June, Queensland’s critically acclaimed Expressions Dance Company (EDC) and Hong Kong’s City Contemporary Dance Company (CCDC) unite to present the Australian …

Patti LuPone

Broadway star Patti LuPone is bringing her concert Don’t Monkey with Broadway to Brisbane for one night only in June. The multiple Tony and Grammy Award-winner will explore, through indelible interpretations of classic Broadway show tunes by the likes of Richard Rodgers, Stephen Schwartz, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin, how her …

Lea DeLaria

Orange Is the New Black star Lea DeLaria comes to Brisbane in June to perform a jazz concert. DeLaria achieved overnight stardom with her role as Carrie Big Boo Black in the hit Netflix prison drama. However, before that show, DeLaria worked as a comedian, actress, and jazz musician for decades. DeLaria performs her live …

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