Urinetown: The Musical // Phoenix Ensemble
Step into a world where laughter meets social commentary, where the absurdity of our systems is on full display, and where a musical takes an unapologetically daring plunge into the depths of satire. Phoenix Ensemble’s production of Urinetown: The Musical catapults audiences into a dystopian universe where law, capitalism, and municipal politics collide in a…
Fighting Climate Change with Comedy: Is Laughter the Best Medicine?
As the threat of climate change looms large, the question arises: can comedy be an effective tool in combating serious global issues? In the Observatory Theatre’s upcoming play, The Turquoise Elephant, playwright Stephen Carleton masterfully blends absurdity and satire to tackle the pressing concerns of corporate greed, government inaction, and a world on the brink…
Jake’s Women // St Luke’s Theatre Society
St Luke’s Theatre Society’s rendition of Jake’s Women was a very enjoyable night out at the theatre that challenged the audience to consider their own imagined inner worlds and the conversations they hold within their own minds. Bravo!
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee // Brisbane Musical Theatre
Brisbane Musical Theatre’s production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a fun, crazy romp with an extremely talented cast that audiences are not likely to soon forget. This is a show you will not want to miss! But the season is short and the show will close tomorrow night (Saturday 9 July) so…
The School for Scandal / Villanova Players
Villanova Players’ The School for Scandal, is a wonderful night out at the theatre that anyone with a taste for comedy or schadenfreude would enjoy. This show is witty, funny, perfectly staged, and delivered by a wonderful cast who treat the audience to a spectacular night out.
Freaky Friday // Beenleigh Theatre Group
Beenleigh Theatre’s production of Freaky Friday is playing at Crete Street Theatre. Presented with minimal set pieces, a projected backdrop, and a rotating centrepiece to signify changes between home and school, this piece relies heavily on the gumption and chutzpah of the cast. And boy do they deliver in spades! The show’s important message of…
The Sound of Music // Queensland Musical Theatre
The hills are indeed alive with music! Queensland Musical Theatre’s (QMT) production of the iconic musical The Sound of Music opened at Twelfth Night Theatre last weekend. And boy, what a marvellous production! This show is a beautiful example of the power of community theatre. The music is absolutely stunning, the performers are dedicated, talented…
Heathers The Musical // Millennial Productions
Millennial Productions’ debut is fabulous, featuring an extraordinary cast with tremendous talent; dancing, singing and acting through some very tough themes with poise and passion. Bravo Brisbane cannot wait to see what Millennial Productions does next!
Potted Potter: The Unauthorised Harry Experience // The Events Centre, Caloundra
Potted Potter took Caloundra by storm this week with their antics of a certain boy wizard in a condensed, cursory, captivating production that left many in stitches; of a laughter variety, certainly. This show is an amazingly fun romp for all ages, from six to Dumbledore – who is very old indeed. Potted Potter will…