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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

  • PUFFS or: SEVEN INCREASINGLY EVENTFUL YEARS AT A CERTAIN SCHOOL OF MAGIC AND MAGIC

    It has sparked a cult following across the world, and now it is Brisbane’s turn to step into the world of magical misfits as TEG Live, in association with Tilted Windmills Theatricals, John Arthur Pinckard & David Carpenter bring the smash-hit comedy play PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic […]

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  • Comedy

    CASSIE WORKMAN GIANTESS

    FRESHWATER ENTERTAINMENT + MANAGEMENT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BRISBANE POWERHOUSE PRESENT Fresh from winning the Best of the Fest award at the Sydney Comedy Festival and Most Outstanding Show award nomination at the Melbourne International Comedy festival, Cassie Workman’s Giantess comes to Brisbane Powerhouse’s Melt Festival in July. Witten and performed by multi-award-winning comedian Cassie Workman, […]

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  • Cabaret

    BE IMMERSED IN BRISBANE’S QUEER HISTORY AT MELT FESTIVAL!

    MEDIA RELEASE 8 May 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BE IMMERSED IN BRISBANE’S QUEER HISTORY AT MELT FESTIVAL! Upon their return from a sell-out season in London, The Sui Ensemble in partnership with Brisbane Powerhouse bring you the mythology, mysteries and misadventures of Brisbane’s LGBTQIA+ history in ​La Silhouette,​ an immersive theatre experience. This June at […]

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  • 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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