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For show related media enquiries, please contact:

Donna Kramer
Aruga PR
[email protected]
0422 589 902

For all other media enquiries, please contact:

Giuliana Bonel
Brisbane Powerhouse
[email protected]
07 3358 8622

  • SEQUINS, SONG AND SUBSTANCE: MELT FESTIVAL SET TO SPARKLE AT BRISBANE POWERHOUSE IN 2019

    FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT CLAIRE BONNEY Marketing Communications Specialist / Aruga MOBILE +61 432 713 421 EMAIL [email protected] NATALIE OGBOURNE Account Director / Aruga MOBILE +61 437 836 649 EMAIL [email protected] BRISBANE POWERHOUSE IS AN INITIATIVE OF BRISBANE CITY COUNCIL SEQUINS, SONG AND SUBSTANCE: MELT FESTIVAL SET TO SPARKLE AT BRISBANE POWERHOUSE IN 2019 […]

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  • WHAT’S COOKING: BRISBANE POWERHOUSE APPOINTS NEW CATERING SUPPLIER

    Brisbane Powerhouse has set the table, polished the glasses and is preparing to dish up a range of fresh, new treats next month. The premier arts venue has appointed Wine & Dine’m Catering as its new catering supplier, commencing service on April 1. The award-winning, Brisbane-based catering company was granted the contract for an initial period of three years following a competitive tendering process.

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  • Comedy

    IVAN ARISTEGUIETA HAS REACHED THE FOURTH FLOOR

    IVAN ARISTEGUIETA HAS REACHED THE FOURTH FLOOR TOURING AUSTRALIA FEBRUARY-MAY 2019 ‘Congratulations – you made it to the Fourth Floor’. This is how Venezuelans wish each other happy birthday when they turn 40. Now that Ivan is celebrating that milestone, he wants to share the floor with everyone in his new Australian home, in the […]

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  • Comedy

    AFTER THREE LONG YEARS, FELICITY WARD IS BACK AND BUSTING A NUT

    AFTER THREE LONG YEARS, FELICITY WARD IS BACK AND BUSTING A NUT Comedian Felicity Ward is busting a proverbial nut as she returns to Australia for the Comedy Festival season for the first time in years, hot on the heels of her sell-out Busting A Nut UK tour and following her nomination for the most […]

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  • ABC TV STAR SAMMY J TAKES HIS MAJOR PARTY ON THE ROAD

    ABC TV STAR SAMMY J TAKES HIS MAJOR PARTY ON THE ROAD TOURING AUSTRALIA JUNE-JULY 2019 Australia, are you ready to party? Because Sammy J is bringing all his characters, favourite songs and new sketches to the stage next year in one massive variety show. The comedian, author and self-proclaimed nerd has been entertaining crowds […]

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  • MELT: FESTIVAL OF QUEER ARTS AND CULTURE ANNOUNCES GUEST DIRECTOR AND CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS

    Queensland’s most dazzling celebration of LGBTIQ+ arts and culture will have added sparkle in 2019 with the appointment of prominent theatre maker Emily Gilhome as MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture Guest Director. Shining the spotlight on queer culture, the 10-day festival will promote visibility and inclusivity among the LGBTIQ+ community when it returns […]


  • Calling all twisted unicorns to Brisbane Powerhouse!

    Emma Dean presents Broken Romantics: A Unicorn’s Quest For Love Brisbane audiences are about to be reacquainted with acclaimed Australian songstress, writer and director, Emma Dean in the return season of her thrilling cabaret about heartbreak, healing, and unleashing your inner unicorn. Emma Dean stars in the show which has been aptly described as ‘gig […]


  • FROGMAN DELIVERS A SENSORY STORYTELLING EXPERIENCE AT BIFF 2018

    “A production of rare skill and beauty: despite its high-tech form, the storytelling remains simple, deep and exquisite” Broadway Baby ★★★★★ It’s 1995 and it’s 11-year-old Meera’s first sleepover with best friends Lily and Shaun. Cassetterecordings from the radio and Sega Mega Drive distract them from theories about Ashleigh’sdisappearance. Outside, on the Great Barrier Reef, […]

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  • FAMILY FUN WHIRLING INTO BRISBANE POWERHOUSE SEPTEMBER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

    “The Gizmo is a fun production that has just the right amount of silliness and nonsense to make it appealing to all ages.” Glam Adelaide Brisbane Powerhouse is bringing the family fun these September school holidays with the hilarious misadventures of The Gizmo, an adaption of the popular Paul Jennings book and written for the […]

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  • STUNNING IMAGES UNVEILED AS 53RD WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR ARRIVES IN BRISBANE

    The world-renowned exhibition, Wildlife Photographer of the Year, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, makes its Brisbane Powerhouse debut on Saturday 1 September as part of an international tour. The 100 extraordinary images celebrate the diversity of the natural world, from intimate animal portraits to astonishing wild landscapes. Wildlife Photographer of the […]

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  • Three venues will burst with laughter for Brisbane Comedy Festival’s largest ever lineup in 2018

    Brisbane will be plunged into hysterics from 23 February – 25 Marchwhenthe city’s largest ever lineup of the best Aussie and international acts lay comical siege to three venues – Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane City Hall and new venue SunPAC – as part of Brisbane Comedy Festival 2018. The ninth instalment of Australia’s fastest growing comedy […]

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  • Theatre

    BRISBANE’S ULTIMATE SUMMER-STARTER UNVEILS SIZZLING 2018 LINE-UP

    Following a record-breaking 2017, Brisbane Powerhouse’s adored Wonderland Festival returns for 11 salacious nights of revelry from 22 November. Now in its fifth year, Wonderland Festival brings together talented performers for a unique carnival of comedy, burlesque, circus, music, magic and more. Brisbane Powerhouse Artistic Director Kris Stewart said Wonderland Festival 2018 will make the […]

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