The Theatre Sphere

A Current Look at Development of QPAC’s New Performing Arts Venue (July 2020)

The show might not be going on at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but that doesn't mean there aren't sounds coming from the cultural precinct. While these sounds aren't...

Third Concert Goes On Sale for ‘Lights On: QSO + Tom Thum at the Brisbane Powerhouse’

Things may not be back to "normal" for performing arts venues, however many producers and venues across Australia - given the progressive lifting of COVID-19 restrictions - are finding ways to make some good out of a, frankly, bad situation.

In Video: Priscilla Queen Of The Desert – The Musical Australia

This instalment features two songs from the most recent Australian production of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert - The Musical; featuring the likes of Tony Sheldon, David Harris, Euan Doidge, Ray Meagher (Brisbane season only), and an absolutely fabulous ensemble cast.

In Video: School of Rock The Musical

The latest of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's musicals, School of Rock The Musical is an adaptation of the 2003 comedy-musical School of Rock which most notably featured Jack Black.

In Video: Mamma Mia! The Musical

Following the fantastic inclusions The Lion King as the summer musical of 2014, Les Miserables in 2015 and Matilda the Musical in 2016; they were complemented by the perfect "fun night out" show Mamma Mia! The Musical in 2017.

Priscilla the Musical Snowglobe

Thanks to the team at Michael Cassel Group, I was fortunate enough to receive this lovely Priscilla the Musical themed snowglobe when they toured the show in Brisbane. Depicting the scene where Felicia (in the most recent Australian tour, played by Euan Doidge) is singing Follie! Delirio vano รจ questo! Sempre libera (from La traviata) atop the bus

Get Culturally Enriched Today with These Five Performing Arts Videos and Streams

Over the last few days, I have attempted to transport myself to a happier world immersed in the arts, and below are five videos or streams I would highly recommend everyone watch when they have the time!

Arts Centre Melbourne and Australian Music Vault Partner Up for Vault Sessions Concert Initiative

Despite being closed for many months and having a planned reopening cancelled due to the resurgence of COVID-19 in Victoria, a steady stream of digital programming has emerged from Arts Centre Melbourne through their Together with You...

Playlab and QPAC Working With New Group of First Nation Playwrights in ‘Spark’ Initiative

Playlab Theatre and the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) has confirmed that from next week, six young aspiring First Nations playwrights will be undertaking the next intake in the professional development program titled 'Sparks'.

Need Something to Smile About This Evening? Weird Al Yankovic Releases Video to Complement 2018 ‘Hamilton Polka’

After something to smile about on this nippy Tuesday evening? Back in February 2018 through the 'Hamildrops' web series, performer Weird Al Yankovic put together another one of his famous Polka remixes - this time using songs exclusively from the highly acclaimed musical Hamilton.

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