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Blanc De Blanc The Spiegeltent

Blanc De Blanc Encore returns to Brisbane Spiegeltent

It’s been over two years since Blanc De Blanc Encore performed in Brisbane, and now the hit show is returning to The Spiegeltent bigger and better than ever.  The show returns this week and promises to deliver a night you won’t forget. One of the stars, Spencer Craig, sat down to chat with QNews about …

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‘Fourteen’ by Shannon Molloy set for stage debut at Brisbane Festival

The powerful and compelling memoir Fourteen by Shannon Molloy will have its world debut at the 2022 Brisbane Festival.  Based on the life of Queensland author Shannon Molloy, the best-selling book won hearts last year. Now, Shake & Stir Theatre Company will bring the work to take the stage at QPAC. Shannon Molloy: Fourteen Life …

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Casey Donovan shines in 9 to 5 at QPAC this May

Casey Donovan is back in Brisbane again and ready to shine in the stage adaptation of the hit movie 9 to 5 at QPAC.  Arriving at the end of May the show will kick off a stellar season as Casey stars alongside Marina Prior and Caroline O’Connor. Casey sat down to chat with Michael James …

Take Me Out Jesse Williams

Infrared theatre monitoring after Jesse Williams nude video

A New York theatre this week installed an infrared monitor system following an audience member’s surreptitious filming of a nude scene featuring Jesse Williams. The person who filmed the scene from the Broadway revival of Take Me Out then posted the footage on Twitter. Richard Greenberg’s Tony Award-winning play Take Me Out focuses on a …

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Theatre: Toy Symphony is a captivating performance at Ad Astra

Toy Symphony by Michael Gow is the latest offering from Fortitude Valley theatre Ad Astra and it is a captivating performance.  Located adjacent to the heart of Fortitude Valley it’s the perfect spot for a night at the theatre, without the hassle. The three week run of Toy Symphony has just began and it’s not …

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Loud homophobe storms out of ‘Rent’ after ‘realising it was about gays’

An “ignorant” theatregoer has walked out of a stage performance of Rent after they discovered the musical “was about gays” and the theatre group’s response has gone viral. UK arts group Bite My Thumb recounted the “horrible incident” in a statement on Twitter. They said the patron stormed out during a matinee performance in Leeds …

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Dr Lilian Cooper & Jo Bedford: historic Brisbane power couple

As Katy Forde and Aleathea Monsour bring the award-winning A Girl’s Guide to World War to Brisbane Powerhouse, QNews looks back at the amazing couple the musical is based on, Lilian Cooper and Jo Bedford. If Dr Lilian Cooper and Miss Josephine Bedford lived today, they would no doubt feature in newspaper articles titled Queensland Power …

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Courtney Act’s alter ego Shane Jenek tells life story at Brisbane Powerhouse

Shane Jenek and his alter ego Courtney Act fast became household names in Australia in 2003.  Since then Shane has gone on to become a recording artist and television star internationally.  This month he returns to Brisbane to talk about his life via his memoir Caught In The Act at the Brisbane Powerhouse. Shane Jenek …

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Rare Beethoven ballet makes Aussie debut on Brisbane stage

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 …

Boy Swallows Universe Trent Dalton QPAC

Review: Boy Swallows Universe soars on stage at QPAC

Trent Dalton’s hit book Boy Swallows Universe has launched at QPAC with a bang.  The best-selling book has undertaken its transformation as part of the Brisbane Festival. Loud, vibrant, full of laugh out loud scenes and moving moments the stage adaptation is everything it needed to be, and then some. Boy Swallows Universe cast make …

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