By Eric Scott Christmas party time at the Stahlbaums - with the accent on children. Xirui Xu (centre) a Queensland Ballet Academy student was one of them. Photo by David Kelly The Nutcracker Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography by Ben Stevenson Queensland Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Nigel Gaynor Queensland Ballet Lyric Theatre Queensland Performing Arts Centre South Bank Brisbane Season: December 16-24. Bookings at qpac.com.au or 136246 What a great antidote to
Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) announced that a free digital broadcast of its annual Spirit of Christmas concert would be made available via its website on Friday 24 December at 7pm. The Christmas tradition Spirit of Christmas is one of QPAC’s longest-running events and will return to the Concert Hall for another year. Musical theatre stars Amy Lehpamer (School of Rock, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, The Sound of Music) and Lucy Maunder (Charlie and the Chocola
Casey Donovan, Marina Prior, Erin Clare. Photo by Peter Brew-Bevan. The countdown is on to the Australian premiere of 9 To 5 The Musical, Dolly Parton’s smash-hit West End musical, which arrives at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC on 22 May, following the Sydney season at the Capitol Theatre from 16 February. The producers have assembled a top line cast to inhabit these iconic and much loved roles. Marina Prior will play Violet Newstead, a smart, sassy and efficient woman who has work
Glace Chase and Josh McConville in Triple X. Photo: Rene Vaile The highly-anticipated Triple X – a semi-autobiographical trans love story by two-time Griffin Award-winning playwright and trans performer Glace Chase – will finally have its Sydney Theatre Company premiere at the Wharf in January 2022 after being rescheduled twice due to the pandemic in 2020 and 2021. A co-production between STC and Queensland Theatre Company, Triple X is a funny, provocative and tender love sto
Following sold out shows in Perth, Melbourne and Adelaide, the stage Spectacular Cabaret De Paris comes to Brisbane on 12 March 2022 at the Concert Hall, QPAC, then to Sydney on 22 and 23 April at the State Theatre. Tickets for the Sydney season are already on sale, and the Brisbane show is on sale from Friday 17 December, with pre-sales from today. Cabaret De Paris celebrates old-fashioned showgirl glamour combined with the skill of adagio dancers, aerial pole artistry, come
New Theatre is bringing to Sydney stages a new initiative: Brand New - a season of Australian plays.
The season will consist of the World Premieres of The Park by Simon Thomson and The Chocolate Factory by Brooke Robinson. Each play will have a season of one week, with six performances from Monday - Saturday, 17 - 29 January 2022.
Both plays were originally entered in The Silver Gull Play Award in 2020, and bringing these two examples of local contemporary playwriting to