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Religious protesters rallying outside a theatre production of the Rocky Horror Show have gone viral thanks to a gay couple’s response to their bigotry. The protesters were reportedly from the nearby Zion Tabernacle Protestant Evangelical Church in the English city of Chester. They slammed the Story House Theatre’s production as “vile” and “unholy, sexual and …

Nash Theatre brisbane theatre play Straight bisexuality

Tucked away behind the Uniting Church in New Farm lives Nash Theatre. The award-winning community theatre company delivers show-stopping productions for over two decades. Nash Theatre’s Australia-first production of Scott Elmegreen and Drew Fornarola’s bisexual-themed stage play Straight opens later this month. The play follows Ben (Tyler Harris), a 26-year-old who likes beer, sport, girlfriend …

Steven Oliver From Darkness

Writer Steven Oliver new play From Darkness is “the kind of storytelling experience that will take audiences from tears to belly-laughs all in the space of 70 minutes,” says La Boite CEO and Artistic Director Todd MacDonald. From Darkness is a gripping, darkly funny drama about a spiritual force and a family’s need to connect …

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Revel this September as Brisbane Festival 2019 will explode across the city. The festival features a thrilling program of theatre, music, dance, circus, opera, the return of Treasury Brisbane Arcadia and Sunsuper Riverfire. A premier international event, Brisbane Festival is the biggest event of its kind in Queensland with over a million people coming together …

theatre star Todd Mckenney outs Simon Gallaher

Theatre producer and star Simon Gallaher and his wife have reportedly split following fellow stage star Todd McKenney’s revelation last year that he and Gallaher dated for several years. McKenney revealed in a JOY FM radio interview last August that he dated singer and musical theatre producer Simon Gallaher for five years, and Gallaher went …

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 …

theatre star Todd Mckenney outs Simon Gallaher

Entertainer Todd McKenney has been slammed for revealing an ex-boyfriend of his went on to marry and have children with his sister. The veteran theatre performer made the revelation on LGBTIQ radio station Joy 94.9’s Word For Word podcast hosted by Ben Norris. McKenney said he has “a weird relationship” with his sister, Lisa, as …

Anywhere Festival

The Laramie Project is the tragic story of a small American town coming to terms with the violent murder of Matthew Shepard, a young gay man, in October of 1998. Originally written by Moises Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theatre Company, the play follows Laramie’s residents as they work through the seven stages of …

Gavin Roach

Gavin Roach has been a powerhouse of one-man theatre since 2011’s smash-hit Confessions of a Grindr Addict. Roach’s subsequent shows—Any Womb Will Do and I Can’t Say the F Word—have celebrated sold-out seasons as well as hugely successful national and international tours. His latest offering, The Measure of a Man, forms an integral part of …

Drag 85yo

It’s taken a lifetime but Stanley Doran is about to live his dream. The 85-year-old former amateur boxer and deliveryman for “the Mob” is set to make his stage debut as a drag queen. Doran (pictured with his coach Fagulous) kept his sexuality a secret for decades, growing up at a time when male homosexuality …