The best of Brisbane and beyond face off at the Theatresports Grand Championships at the Brisbane Comedy Festival!

The Brisbane Comedy Festival will culminate in a tournament of quick wits and theatrical derring-do on Sunday 29 May with the Theatresports Grand Championships. Presented by ImproMafia, Brisbane’s veteran impro specialists, the competition will see the best of the best local improvisers – Team Queensland – take on a combined team of out-of-town challengers – Team Southerners – on the Powerhouse main stage.

The King Lear Monster Show // The Curators’ Theatre

The Curators’ Theatre’s production of The King Lear Monster Show is a spectacular adaptation of a Shakespeare classic. Everyone who loves theatre or even just visual design should see this show. The King Lear Monster Show is just the modern reimagining the world needs now. The visual design is phenomenal, the direction is perfect, the characterisation is outstanding and the performance is sublime. Don’t miss it!

The Ultimate ABBA Experience // Lynch & Paterson

My, my how can I resist you? Resistance is futile. The Ultimate ABBA Experience is irresistible. From the moment the curtains part and the music starts in Lynch & Paterson’s latest extravaganza the audience is transported to a magical ABBA wonderland. Dazzling costumes, dreamy voices, delicious dancers and delectable music; this show has it all. 

Peter Pan // Beenleigh Theatre Group

Beenleigh Theatre’s Peter Pan is wonderfully uplifting, laugh-out-loud funny and a triumphant celebration of imagination. The queer reimagining is wonderfully executed, allowing for a diversity in the gender representation never before seen in Peter Pan. The timeless story delivered by an immensely talented cast captures the hearts of the audience from beginning to end. This production evokes a magical sense of childlike joy. Bravo!

Abadon Productions Presents An Interactive Screening of Cult Classic // The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Recently returning to the land of the living, the often imitated, never replicated Debonair Deadman Donald Ernest “Don” D’Bauch (having emerged from his crypt last October after nearly a year under soil and sycamore) is returning to the stage in style, bringing with him an eldritch eroticism only he can. Join Don D’Bauch and the folks from Abadon Productions on March 25th at New Farm Cinemas for an interactive screening of the cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Big Stories and Larger Than Life Ideas // The Inside Scoop on Observatory Theatre’s 2022 Season

Their 2022 season is bigger and better with casts of diverse backgrounds and vibrant productions from a Dystopian Drama to an Original Musical and even incorporates a new playwright program. Bravo Brisbane sat down with Creative Director and Producer, Lachlan Driscoll, to get the inside scoop! Check it out.