Charming, entertaining and down right hilarious! Phoenix Ensemble certainly came to the party with this one. Who would’ve thought in such a small area, they could do so much?!
Bloom Girl // MeOhMy
It is clear that a lot of creativity has been injected into this production by some fantastically talented people. With a little bit of extra development, Bloom Girl could be something truly spectacular. Overall, Bloom Girl is an excellent, creative piece of art that touches on some really poignant points integral to this day and age.
The Abadon Burlesque Show: Offbeat Entertainment
The Abadon Burlesque Show: My Bloody Valentine is set to shake up Brisbane’s theatre scene with its unique blend of horror and burlesque. Writer and director Liam Donnelly spoke to Bravo Brisbane about the inspiration and challenges behind the production, and his collaboration with co-director Tayla Simpson.
Spring Awakening // Millennial Productions
Millennial Productions’ Spring Awakening is a tour-de-force of a production, featuring electrifying performances, music that will leave you breathless, and directing choices that are nothing short of masterful. The cast is a group of incredibly talented actors, each bringing their own unique perspective and skill to their roles, making for an unforgettable experience. The musical direction is outstanding, taking the audience on an emotional journey that will stay with them long after the curtain falls.
Disenchanted // Footlights Theatrical
Footlights Theatrical’s Disenchanted is a fun, frantic fractured-fairy-tale-meets-cabaret that sticks a dazzling middle finger squarely in the face of a certain mouse-shaped media conglomerate. Director Ros Johnson must have wished upon a star to assemble a cast that is well-equipped for this satirical venture: 9 talented performers who each bring a unique edge to these familiar characters.
Oliver! // Redcliffe Musical Theatre
Presented at the Redcliffe Entertainment Center, this fantastic production by Redcliffe Musical Theatre is stunning from the first down beat.
Dear Adults // BackDock Arts
Dear Adults is a unique work. It is at once inviting and challenging, comic and tragic, subtle and pointed. It is not a work simply for the benefit of parents, but for all adults who interact with kids, or who contribute to the shaping of the world these kids will inherit. Bravo!
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.
The Real Inspector Hound // Villanova Players
Villanova Players’ production of The Real Inspector Hound was a rapturous, stimulating romp from beginning to end. An undeniably funny, talented cast presented an exhilarating plot with gusto. The audience was enthralled on the edge of their seats right until the cathartic resolution.
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.