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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

  • 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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  • WORLD PRESS PHOTO EXHIBITON RETURNS TO BRISBANE

    THE MOST COMPELLING, CONTROVERSIAL AND INTIMATE MOMENTS FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE The annual World Press Photo Exhibition returns to Brisbane Powerhouse in June to showcase the world’s top press photographers within the past 12 months. Presenting works from the most prestigious international award in photojournalism and digital storytelling, the exhibition, which tours through 45 countries, […]

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  • The Sound of a Finished Kiss is a new Australian musical featuring the songs of The Go-Betweens.

    An exciting collaboration between acclaimed Brisbane theatre and music companies Now Look Here and Electric Moon, this original work celebrates the internationally renowned songwriting talent of Robert Forster and Grant McLennan. When an old mixed tape is unearthed, four friends rewind to Brisbane in the 1990s. Through a series of monologues interwoven with the songs […]


  • Music

    LIVESPARK JUNE LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

     A fresh line-up of artists hit the stage in June for Brisbane Powerhouse’s program of FREE weekly live music program, Livespark, including a very special Mothers in Music Mixtape event. Livespark is Brisbane’s longest running and most popular free live music platform showcasing an ever-changing and eclectic mix of indie, pop, folk, alternative country and […]

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  • HEART AND SOUL OF ETTA JAMES RETURNS TO BRISBANE POWERHOUSE

    “A Triumph” Sydney Morning Herald ★★★★★ “At last was simply show-stopping” Theatre People ★★★★★ Returning to the stage at Brisbane Powerhouse is the sensational Vika Bull set to captivate audiences with At Last: The Etta James Story. Playing Wed 27 – Sat 30 June, this smash-hit tells the story of Etta James’ turbulent life with […]

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  • Kids

    A LOVE[LY] DAY FOR KIDS TO EXPLORE THE AUSTRALIAN BUSH

    DATE: Wednesday 28 March 2018 Brisbane Powerhouse’s free weekly* children’s event, Powerkids: Little Artists at Play returns Tue 17 April with new host artist, Sue Loveday. With a new host artist every three months, this free kids’ event for children 0-5 years takes place weekly on a Tuesday during the school term and is the […]

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  • Kids

    Children Are Stinky – Entertainment For Your Precious Little Stinkers

    “This show has it all!” The List, Edinburgh, 2016. “How is that even possible?” Daniel – age 7 Fresh from sell-out seasons around Australia and heralding 5-star reviews across the board, Children are Stinky are thrilled to be stinking out the joint at Brisbane Powerhouse 12 – 15 April 2018. Set as a retro ‘90’s […]

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  • Comedy

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

    DATE Friday 23 February – Sunday 25 March 2018
    TIME Various
    VENUE Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane City Hall, SunPAC
    INFO 07 3358 8600 / brisbanecomedyfestival.com

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