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A brand new stage production will bring the spirit of the global Women’s March protest to a new play at Brisbane’s La Boite Theatre Company. Award-winning Queensland writer Claire Christian will makes her mainstage debut as playwright next month with Lysa and The Freeborn Dames. In her play, nineteen-year-old Lysa King has come home to …

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Cher has announced a second Brisbane show on her upcoming Australian tour. This September and October, the singer will be bringing her Here We Go Again Tour to arenas in several cities around the country. And with her Brisbane show on September 28 now sold out, a second and final show has been added at …

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A gay porn star has opened up about the toll that his career has taken on his dating life in a moving video. Blake Mitchell has starred in a number of gay porn films and took to his own YouTube channel to reveal the loneliness he feels in his personal life due to his “unique …

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The first trailer for Boy Erased, the emotional drama telling the story of a US “gay conversion” therapy survivor, has been released. Troye Sivan stars alongside fellow Aussie actors Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe in the film, which will be directed by Australian actor-director Joel Egerton. It tells the story of Jared (played by Manchester …

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A full-length trailer for the long-awaited biopic of rock band Queen and frontman Freddie Mercury has been unveiled. Rami Malek, the star of TV series Mr. Robot, is playing the charismatic Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, set to hit screens in November. The film takes place over the course of 15 years, from the band’s formation …

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Fans of Australian drama series Wentworth have mobilised after persistent speculation the show has been cancelled. Season seven of the prison series will wrap up production in Melbourne on July 27, and screen next year. It was filmed back-to-back with season six, which premiered on Foxtel on June 19. But Foxtel has admitted there are …

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A coming-of-age tale but not as we traditionally know it, Thelma places a fresh, dark twist on the genre to dazzling effect. At the core of Joachim Trier’s seductive film lies a recognisable story – one of sexual awakening and discovering one’s true self – but a haunting supernatural element placed on the material allows …

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Cher has revealed she’s recorded an entire album of ABBA covers, after performing the group’s classic ‘Fernando’ for the Mamma Mia sequel. “After I did ‘Fernando,’ I thought it would really be fun to do an album of ABBA songs, so I did,” she told US Today Show host Kathie Lee Gifford. But she teased …

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