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FOR GENERAL ENQUIRIES CONTACT:

Brisbane Powerhouse reception on [email protected] or phone 07 3358 8622

FOR WONDERLAND FESTIVAL 2017 ENQUIRIES CONTACT:

Adam Brunes, Co-Founder / Creative Partner at Aruga or [email protected] phone 0421 233 609

  • Theatre

    Brisbane Powerhouse and Brisbane City Council Announce The Bridge, A New $300K Four-Year Artist Support Program

    DATE: WED 22 NOV 2017 BRISBANE POWERHOUSE AND BRISBANE CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCE THE BRIDGE, A NEW $300K FOUR-YEAR ARTIST SUPPORT PROGRAM Brisbane Powerhouse, the city’s thriving centre for living arts, and Brisbane City Council have announced The Bridge, a $300k four-year program that will provide local performers and producers with targeted project support in order […]

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  • Cabaret

    A Very Naughty Christmas

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Understudy Productions and Brisbane Powerhouse present New Show “A Very Naughty Christmas” If raunchy reindeer, carnal carols, and a big long North Pole are on your wish list this year, Christmas is coming early! Don’t worry though — Santa never will. Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, these reindeer have something they’d […]

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  • Theatre

    World premiere production Nineteen bares all about Aussie blokes

    “This work will tickle your funny bone while prodding your deepest prejudices about the ‘typical’ Aussie male.”

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  • Ideas

    Everybody Lies Seth Stephens-Davidowitz joins James Street for RESORT

    In a quest to discover what we are all really thinking James Street welcomes New York Times Opinion Editor, modern day philosopher and former Google data scientist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz for the fourth installment of RESORT. In his first ever Australian appearance on Sunday 29 October, Seth will draw on trillions of gigabytes of search data […]

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  • BRISBANE POWERHOUSE UNVEILS UNPRECEDENTED LINE-UP FOR WONDERLAND FESTIVAL

    Brisbane’s debaucherously delightful summer party is back, as Wonderland Festival rolls into Brisbane Powerhouse for 11 salacious nights of revelry from 23 November. An unrivalled end-of-year carnival of all things wacky and wonderful, this year’s Wonderland Festival serves up a seductive feast of more than 25 events. Now in its fourth year, Brisbane Powerhouse Artistic […]

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  • Music Theatre

    In The Heights Queensland Premiere

    From Matt Ward Entertainment Date: Friday 29 September 2017 Re: In The Heights Queensland Premiere   After careful consideration and community consultation, Matt Ward Entertainment wishes to advise of the decision to cancel the upcoming production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights at Brisbane Powerhouse.    We respectfully acknowledge concerns from the community regarding casting of the work and […]


  • Music Theatre

    THE LAST FIVE YEARS MEDIA RELEASE

    SEPTEMBER 2017 Wax Lyrical Productions present “The Last Five Years” Brisbane Powerhouse plays host to this critically acclaimed musical this October Brisbane Powerhouse is playing host to the acclaimed 2001 musical, “The Last Five Years,”, written by Jason Robert Brown, Tony Award winning American composer and creator of Ariana Grande’s song “Gave it Away”. Produced […]

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  • BRISBANE POWERHOUSE JOINS TICKETEK NETWORK

    24 AUGUST 2017 TEG, Australasia’s leading ticketing, live entertainment and data analytics company, has today announced that Queensland’s home for contemporary culture, Brisbane Powerhouse, will join the Ticketek network from 1 September. Brisbane Powerhouse is located in a magnificent power station of the 1920s reborn as an arts centre on the Brisbane River. With over […]

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  • Theatre

    He Dreamed A Train + Eve Media Release

    In a Brisbane first, Margi Brown Ash will share her extraordinary talent with Brisbane audiences by performing two of her shows back to back – the acclaimed He Dreamed a Train and her award-winning Eve.

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  • SMASHING RECORDS AT BRISBANE POWERHOUSE

    APRIL 2017 Brisbane Powerhouse announces its greatest quarter in its 16 year history, breaking sales records, reaching new audiences, and supporting more local and independent artists than ever before. Between November 2016 and March 2017, Brisbane Powerhouse presented three major Festivals – Wonderland, MELT and Brisbane Comedy Festival – as well as 20 individual productions. […]

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