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Head Over Heels

I have 1 double passes to a production of HEAD OVER HEELS for 7:30pm Friday 31 May, for either the 11am or the 7:30pm performance, at the Ipswich Civic Centre.

For your chance to win a double pass,
1) Follow @reviewbrisbane
2) Like this post
3) Tag who you’d like to take along with you, and
4) Let me know: What’s your favourite 80s song?

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the hashtag #HeadOverHeels, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or on our website!

SEASON RUNNING 31 MAY – 1 JUNE

SYNOPSIS:

It’s time to feel the beat! The groundbreaking queer musical comedy, Head Over Heels, will premiere from 31 May at the Ipswich Civic Centre for a limited season.

A bold, joyous musical that celebrates love in all its forms, Head Over Heels is set to the beat of iconic 1980s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, and features timeless hits like “We Got The Beat”, “Our Lips Are Sealed” and lead-singer Belinda Carlisle’s “Heaven Is A Place On Earth”.

This high-energy revival marks the first time Head Over Heels will rock the stage in Queensland, bringing with it a wave of nostalgia, joy and an all-Queensland cast.

Head Over Heels tells the hilarious and heartwarming story of a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction – only to discover the key to their survival lies within each of their own hearts. Get ready to groove to the beat of your heart as this epic Broadway hit gets set to rock this town!

For tickets head to : www.ipswichciviccentre.com.au/event/head-over-heels/

Thanks to Mira Ball Productions and THAT Production Company

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Blood Brothers

I have 1 double passes to Ghostlight Theatre Co’s production of BLOOD BROTHERS, for 7:30pm Friday 19 April at Theatre 102, Redcliffe

For your chance to win a double pass,
1) Follow @reviewbrisbane
2) Like this post
3) Tag who you’d like to take along with you, and
4) Let me know: What do you fight over most with your family members?

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the hashtag #BloodBrothers, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or on our website!

SEASON RUNNING 17 APRIL – 5 MAY

SYNOPSIS:

Ghostlight Theatre Co. is excited to present this haunting musical by Willy Russell in their brand new home, Theatre 102!

This award-winning musical follows the story of two twins who are separated at birth. They later end up falling for the same girl, with tragic results.

Winner of three Olivier Awards, this modern adaptation is directed by Ava Moschetti, with musical direction by Rhea Basha.

For tickets head to : https://www.ghostlightbrisbane.com.au/

Thanks to Ghostlight Theatre Co.

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The Wolves

I have 1 double passes to Ad Astra’s production of THE WOLVES, for either Saturday 17 February at 7:30pm, or Sunday 18 February at 2pm at Ad Astra Theatre, 57 Misterton Street, Fortitude Valley

For your chance to win a double pass,
1) Follow @reviewbrisbane
2) Like this post
3) Tag who you’d like to take along with you, and
4) Let me know: What goal are you trying to achieve?

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the hashtag #TheWolvesAdAstra, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or on our website!

SEASON RUNNING 15 FEBRUARY – 9 MARCH

SYNOPSIS:

A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigate big questions and wage tiny battles with all the vigour of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals.

After the fever pitch excitement of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, our team is fangin’ to cram that same fierceness and exhilaration to explode it against the walls of our black box theatre.

For tickets head to : https://www.adastracreativity.com/productions/the-wolves

Thanks to Ad Astra

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A Night With The Villains

I have 1 double passes to Mira Ball’s production of A NIGHT WITH THE VILLAINS, for the performance on Wednesday 1 November, 7pm at Ron Hurley Theatre, Seven Hills Hub.

For your chance to win a double pass,
1) Follow @reviewbrisbane
2) Like this post
3) Tag who you’d like to take along with you, and
4) Let me know: What sort of Villain would you be?

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the hashtag #ANightWithTheVillians, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or on our website!

SEASON RUNNING 31 OCT – 1 NOV

SYNOPSIS:

The most notorious villains come alive on stage like never before.

Experience a wickedly talented cast as they embrace their inner villains and showcase their diabolical talents. Dress to impress in your most sinister attire and prepare to immerse yourself in a night of wicked wonder this Halloween.

Join us if you dare, as we summon these captivating characters from the shadows to bewitch and beguile you in a performance that will leave you howling for an encore.

It’s time to let your inner villain loose and revel in the wickedness that awaits. It’s time for ‘A Night With The Villains’.

For tickets head to : https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/1098765
or head to https://www.villainsnight.com/ for full details.

Thanks to Mira Ball Productions

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The Penelopiad

I have 2 double passes to QSE’s performance of THE PENELOPIAD, for a performance of your choice from Wednesday Sept 6th (6:30pm), Thursday Sept 7th  (7:30pm), Friday Sept 8th (7:30pm), or Saturday Sept 9th (7:30pm) at PIP Theatre, Milton.

For your chance to win a double pass,
1) Follow @reviewbrisbane
2) Like this post
3) Tag who you’d like to take along with you, and
4) Let me know: How would you get rid of a menacing suitor?

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the hashtag #QSEPenelopiad, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or on our website!

SEASON RUNNING NOW UNTIL SEP 10!

SYNOPSIS:

Penelope, dutiful wife of Odysseus and less beautiful cousin of Helen, is ready to tell her story. 

Left alone for decades while Odysseus fights in the Trojan War, Penelope must face her own battles, managing Ithaca, difficult in-laws, her son, and hordes of increasingly menacing suitors. 

Adapted for the stage by Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid’s Tale), The Penelopiad is a contemporary take on Homer’s The Odyssey that sees Penelope and her twelve wronged maids take centre stage. Full of live music, poetry, tragedy, and Atwood’s wicked humour, The Penelopiad is sure to be a night of storytelling at its most epic!

For tickets head to : https://qldshakespeare.org/the-penelopiad/

Thanks to the Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble

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Picnic at Hanging Rock

I have a double pass to PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK, for the performance on 19 August at 7:30pm at Studio 1, Yeeronpilly

For your chance to win a double pass,
1) Follow @reviewbrisbane
2) Like this post
3) Tag who you’d like to take along with you, and
4) Let me know: What do you love bringing to picnics?

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the hashtag #PicnicAtHangingRock, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or on our website!

SEASON RUNS AUGUST 11 – 20

SYNOPSIS:

The Rock is a nightmare, and nightmares belong in the past…​

On a summer’s day in 1900, three school girls and their teacher climb the notorious Hanging Rock. All but one are ever seen again. And so, the nightmare begins. 

The iconic tale, but not as you know it. This haunting adaptation from Tom Wright (Black Diggers) ventures deep into the heart of Australia. Joan Lindsay’s classic has never been so enduring.

By arrangement with ORiGiN™ Theatrical, on behalf of Nick Hern Books.

This highly-anticipated production fronts a five-piece female ensemble, shifting between multiple characters over 80 minutes in a contemporary retelling. Don’t miss this fresh-spin on the chilling Australian classic. Starring Malika Savory, Libby Harrison, Jules Broun, Leah Fitzgerald-Quinn and Téa Paige. Directed by Lachlan Driscoll.

For tickets head to : https://www.observatorytheatre.com/picnicathangingrock

Thanks to Observatory Theatre

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Top Girls

I have a double pass to TOP GIRLS, for any performance from 20 July – 12 August, at Ad Astra Theatre, Fortitude Valley.

For your chance to win a double pass,
1) Follow @reviewbrisbane
2) Like this post
3) Tag who you’d like to take along with you, and
4) Let me know: What famous woman would you like to invite to dinner?

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the hashtag #TopGirls, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or on our website!

SEASON RUNS JULY 20 – AUGUST 12

SYNOPSIS:

Patriarchy.

It’s a big word in our society at the moment.

Set in the early 1980s, Top Girls depicts the lifestyle and life choices of its central character, Marlene. A successful career woman, who’s just received a major promotion, who indisputably fought her way to the top to get it – Marlene’s star is rising. 

To celebrate, she throws a fabulous Saturday night dinner party for herself. In attendance are not friends, family, or colleagues, but astoundingly famous women from history, literature, and legend.  The women share their extraordinary experiences of life, work, love, and children. 

Enter Marlene to Top Girls Employment Agency, a dazzling hot and prominent business in central London where Marlene has just scored the prime position.   She is Top Girl in a man’s world, but she has a sister whose life is very different. The uncovering of their secrets reminds us of what is really important and what it is we are prepared to lose.

For tickets head to https://www.adastracreativity.com/productions/top-girls

Thanks to Ad Astra Theatre

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Beginning

I have a double pass to BEGINNING, for any performance from 13-29 July, at Pip Theatre, 20 Park Road, Milton 

For your chance to win a double pass,
1) Follow @reviewbrisbane
2) Like this post
3) Tag who you’d like to take along with you, and
4) Let me know: Do you leave the party early, or stay until the end?

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the hashtag #BiginningPipTheatre, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or on our website!

SEASON RUNS JULY 13 – 29

SYNOPSIS:

In the aftermath of Laura’s London housewarming party, Danny is the last man standing… Over a few more beverages and boogies, the pair try to navigate their vulnerabilities, overcome their fears and end their loneliness. Can they be brave, take a risk, and find the partnership they have been longing for?

An intimate and revealing play about trying to make a real connection later in life, with all of life’s baggage and online dating attempts. Beginning is a two-hander that runs for 100 minutes in real-time with no interval. Beginning was first performed in London at the National Theatre to a sold-out season and then transferred to the West End. This is the Australian premiere.

For tickets head to https://piptheatre.org/beginning/

Thanks to Pip Theatre

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Proof

I have a double pass to PROOF, for any performance from 15 June – 8 July, at Ad Astra Theatre, Fortitude Valley.

For your chance to win a double pass,
1) Follow @reviewbrisbane
2) Like this post
3) Tag who you’d like to take along with you, and
4) Let me know: What quality have you inherited from your parents?

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the hashtag #Proof, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or on our website!

SEASON RUNS JUNE 15 – JULY 8

SYNOPSIS:

On the eve of her twenty-fifth birthday, Catherine, a troubled young woman, has spent years caring for her brilliant but unstable father, a famous mathematician. Now, following his death, she must deal with her own volatile emotions; the arrival of her estranged sister, Claire; and the attentions of Hal, a former student of her father’s who hopes to find valuable work in the 103 notebooks that her father left behind. Over the long weekend that follows, a burgeoning romance and the discovery of a mysterious notebook draw Catherine into the most difficult problem of all: How much of her father’s madness—or genius—will she inherit?

In a #MeToo era with the issue of Believing Women still a day-to-day battle, and with less than 30% of women making up Australia’s STEM-qualified workforce, David Auburn’s Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play is perhaps more timely now than it was in 2001.

For tickets head to https://www.adastracreativity.com/productions/proof

Thanks to Ad Astra Theatre

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Ordinary Days

I have 3 double passes to ORDINARY DAYS, at 141 Brookes St, Fortitude Valley for any performance from 15-25 June.

For your chance to win a double pass,
1) Follow @reviewbrisbane
2) Like this post
3) Tag who you’d like to take along with you, and
4) Let me know: What do you like doing on just a plain Ordinary Day?

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the hashtag #OrdinaryDays, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or on our website!

SEASON RUNS JUNE 15-25

SYNOPSIS:

Join us for the Brisbane professional premiere of cult-hit musical, Ordinary Days, by American composer and lyricist Adam Gwon!

The city that never sleeps is buzzing! Step into the lives of four extraordinary young people as their journeys intersect in the most amazing, hilarious and sometimes sad, ways! New Worlds Stage is transforming the beautiful, heritage-listed Holy Trinity Church Hall into the bustling Times Square in New York City.

Featuring exceptional Australian talent: Chelsea Burton, Daniel Kirkby, Stephanie Williams and Cal Silberstein, alongside swing/stand-by Jessica Kate Ryan and pianist/répétiteur Alexandra Angus. Musical Direction by Dr Dan Jess and Lighting Design by Nathaniel Knight.

For tickets head to https://www.neworldstage.au/ordinary-days

Thanks to New World Stage