QPAC The Wiz

The Wiz

L. Frank Baum’s book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was first published in 1900. The Wiz is a musical with a book by William F. Brown, and music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls was presented at Cremorne Theatre, QPAC by ...
Rialto Mrs Lowry & Son

Mrs Lowry & Son

There was no harsher critic of famed British painter L. S. Lowry than that of his bedridden mother. Her damning critiques, a symptom of her crippling neurosis, handed out to her son as regularly as cups of tea on a cold ...
NICA presents Sick - photo by Kieran Mcnamara

Sick

I lived in Prahran for two years, and even after I moved, it was still some time before I found out that tucked away off Chapel Street was this remarkable school and creative foundry. Sick is NICA’s (National Insti...
7th Floor Theatre Where's My Money

Where’s My Money?

John Patrick Shanley’s writing has certain hallmarks. Born in The Bronx, a number of his works, say the screenplay for Moonstruck (1988), and Doubt: A Parable (2005 Pulitzer Prize for Drama), are set in New York City. Ot...
AAR BPWF Bombshell Burlesque

Bombshell Burlesque: Sweet Dreams

Presented by Bombshell Burlesque at Brisbane Powerhouse Theatre, Sweet Dreams was a saucy little, indeed, naughty little show which delighted its audience. Raunchy routines and varied states of complex undress resulted i...
Suzi Quatro

Suzi Q

Often greeted with remarks about her peat appearance and stature, the misogynistic undertones that had plagued pioneering rock’n’roll icon Suzi Quatro’s fifty-year career are explored with unflappable honesty...
Lemony S Puppet Theatre Taking the Waters - photo by Sarah Walker

Taking the Waters

Taking the Waters is a show about three sisters, as two take care of the third in her final days before passing. It’s a delicate show that avoids tropes, instead embracing the mundane: putting the kettle on, folding the ...
Amity Dry with Jamie Burgess in Fortified

Fortified

A solid cabaret format performance from Amity Dry and Jamie Burgess who were both clad in army camouflage. Amity, leggy in a short Safari suit with detachable webbing detail paired with wicked black boots. Jamie looked b...