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.

Rock of Ages // Beenleigh Theatre Group

“It’s the final countdown” to get your tickets to see Beenleigh Theatre Group’s production of Rock of Ages. The show takes the audience down memory lane with all the hit songs from the 80’s featuring amazing singers and a rockin’ band. Audiences should be groovin’ over to the Crete Street Theatre to see this great show before it is too late.

The Reaction Theory’s The Unspoken Word is ‘Joe’ Brings Complex, Messy and Real Women to Backdock Arts

Bravo Brisbane had the delightful opportunity to catch up for an interview with the director of The Unspoken Word is ‘Joe’, Ruby Sanders and one of the actors, Mackenzie Curtis. They talked to us about feminism, portraying real women on stage and what it takes to make it in the world of theatre as young, aspiring artists in Brisbane. Check out what they had to say!

Portraits // Observatory Theatre

Portraits is a horrifying tale that perfectly encapsulates some very big questions around legacy and how much loyalty we owe to the ideals and values of our parents after they die. It is not exactly enjoyable to watch because it is so cynical, but it somehow feels necessary currently to ask these questions. Driscoll’s play explores legacy and tradition and begs the question: can we ever really break free from our legacy or are we merely products of our inheritance? Observatory Theatre’s production of Portraits moves the audience from their comfortable existence into the world of the Godbold mansion to face not only the ghosts of this family but also those of their own. Bravo!