The Midsummer Carnival is in town, and the big top has set up shop at Brisbane Powerhouse. A troupe of pixies and players invite audiences to wander through their carnival, filled with sideshow games, fortune tellers, and death defying stunts. But hidden amongst the crowd are four young lovers, and as the mischievous Puck sets his sights on them, chaos inevitably ensues.Continue reading “Theatre Review: The Shakespearean circus is in town, with Brisbane Immersive’s Midsummer Carnival”
Vanguard Burlesque is no shy newcomer to the Brisbane drag and burlesque scenes.
Fronted during its Wonderland Festival run by local drag royalty, Vollie LaVont, and featuring the likes of Betty Lovecat, Ruby Slippers, and Kryptonite, this troupe really do live up to their forward-looking name.Continue reading “Theatre Review: Vanguard Burlesque opens Wonderland Festival with a bang”
David, an American science fiction author with a serious case of writer’s block, needs to get out of the city. A distant relative, in a quiet Polish town, seems like a good bet. But where David sees an opportunity for isolation, cousin Maria sees a chance to reconnect with a family that rarely calls and never visits.Continue reading “Theatre Review: Refraction Theatre burst onto the Brisbane stage, with the Australian premiere of Jesse Eisenberg’s The Revisionist“