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Hedwig and the Angry Inch origin of love John Cameron Mitchell

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

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 …

The brand new Australian production of Mamma Mia! has opened at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre in Brisbane. Mamma Mia! is all about the music, so who better to chat with than Music Supervisor Stephen Amos? Amos, winner of a 2016 Helpmann Award (Matilda The Musical), knows Mamma Mia! well. His first time with the ABBA show …

The producers of the Rocky Horror Show have confirmed that understudy Adam Rennie will replace embattled actor Craig McLachlan during the Brisbane leg of the musical starting next week. Earlier this week McLachlan left the current season of the cult classic musical after multiple women levelled accusations of sexual misconduct against him, all of which …

The Brisbane Boys From BriefsAre Back With A New Burlesque Show

The Brisbane boys from the Briefs Factory!   The creative collective Briefs started in Brisbane but they’ve glitter-bombed the globe with their iconic and hilarious brand of circus, drag, burlesque, and comedy. What do you get when you mix Cirque du Soleil with RuPaul’s Drag Race? The Briefs boys haven’t performed at Brisbane Powerhouse since …

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