Black '47

Black ’47

The film, Black ’47 highlights the year of 1847 during the ‘Great Famine’ also called the ‘Irish Potato Famine’ of 1845-49. Potato blight brought starvation, death and disease to Ireland and...
Bolshoi Ballet_Jewels - courtesy of QPAC

Bolshoi Ballet: Jewels

Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane had the honour of hosting the only Australian performances of the Bolshoi Ballet Company prior to their departure to perform in London. Established in 1776, it is clear why t...
Opera Australia Madama Butterfly - photo by Prudence Upton

Madama Butterfly

Graeme Murphy’s amazing re-imagining of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is as much a feast for the eye as it is for the ear. His stunning use of LED screens and video projections, together with Michael Scott-Mitchell’s shiny ...
Malthouse Theatre Wake in Fright Zahra Newman - photo by Pia Johnson

Wake in Fright

Aussies love a good yarn, almost as much as they love a drink. Wake in Fright – a beautiful, horrific, hallucinatory masterpiece – provides both in abundance. Adapted by Declan Greene from the novel by Kennet...
The Book of Mormon Shauntelle Benjamin, Blake Bowden and Nyk Bielak - photo by Jeff Busby

The Book of Mormon

There’s a reason why The Book of Mormon is still playing to packed houses 8 years after it premiered on Broadway. This irreverent, fun musical is full of energy, heart and comedy genius. The Book or Mormon goes where no ...
Griffin Prima Facie Sheridan Harbridge - photo by Brett Boardman Photography

Prima Facie

An extraordinary performance by Sheridan Harbridge, as Tess, a criminal lawyer and survivor of a sexual assault, in Suzie Miller’s searing indictment of the Australian legal system’s handling of sexual assault matters ha...
OLLEY Cornflowers And Lemons 1984 feature

Margaret Olley: A Generous Life

The life, legacy and influence of Margaret Olley is richly reflected in this extraordinary Brisbane collection of work and memorabilia. Olley (1923-2011) was a unique individual and a complex character completely immerse...