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La Soiree is a theatrical phenomenon which has won devoted fans all over the world. Offering a unique and inspirational night of live entertainment, LA SOIRÉE’s heady cocktail of cabaret, new burlesque, circus sideshow and contemporary variety is the crème de la crème of the cabaret world. There show was a hit in Brisbane last …

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Oscar Wilde was a cultural terrorist: a man of dangerous ideas. His infamous letter, written in 1897 from Reading Gaol to his lover and betrayer, holds a tabloid fascination. It is an intimate investigation of a world class dramatist and shamed celebrity suffering political imprisonment, censorship and trial by media. Playing this month at the …

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Brisbane in 1942 was a very different place. Australia was was in the midst of the Second World War and everyday Australians were fearful of attack from the approaching Japanese army. When the mother country weren’t able to protect us, Australia turned to Uncle Sam who sent almost one million troops to Australia. Life in …

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Essie, Beth and Sid are on the cusp of adulthood at the arse-end of the world.  Together in a small Queensland town they laugh, sunbathe, fight,  dream and pray for some kind of future that they can’t quite picture. The accidental death of a friend has torn apart all their assumptions about  loyalty, love and …

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Queensland’s premier chamber orchestra, the Camerata of St John’s will observe the centenary of the First World War with two commemorative concerts in Brisbane and Toowoomba this month. Performing music by Purcell, Bach, Debussy, and Shostakovich, ‘The Dragon Sings’ intertwines stunning music and poignant poetry in a visual and musical homage to all those who …

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Looking for a great show this weekend? Well for the campest and most fabulous night possible, head on down to the Brisbane Powerhouse to see Brisbane’s favourite sharp-tongued socialite, Leigh Buchanan who is returning to the stage in his hit cabaret ‘The Devil Wears Leigh Buchanan.’ The name is a nod to Leigh’s fashion background; …

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Brisbane, 1942: a big country town jumping at shadows, never knowing if that buzz in the air is a cicada or a squadron of merciless Japanese Zeroes. World War II took the city’s innocence, and that of 14-year-old Danny Fisher. Danny’s dashing pilot brother has been killed in the Bombing of Darwin. As Danny’s devastated …

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The world’s most fabulous performance company Cirque Du Soleil is returning to Brisbane this April with their visually stunning production Totem. Created in 2010 by by Robert Lepage , the touring production has been a massive hit in Europe and North America and has just enjoyed a successful season in Melbourne where it played to …

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Classical music lovers all over Australia will have their eyes firmly fixed on Brisbane throughout April as QPAC hosts the Brisbane Baroque festival. Running 10-18 April, Brisbane Baroque is a nine day celebration of early music and will showcase a wide range of events ranging from a series of free performances of Bach’s great organ …

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In this long-running Off-Broadway hit, Broadway’s greatest musical legends meet Broadway’s greatest satirist in this hilarious, loving, and endlessly entertaining tribute to some of Theatres greatest stars and songwriters. Written by Gerard Alessandrini, “Forbidden Broadway” is a cabaret revue, sharply parodying show tunes, characters, and plots of current and contemporary musicals.Some of these spoofs include …

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