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The Movie, The Play

Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse and Act/React

Don’t miss the return season of this Brisbane Comedy Festival 2015 stand out!

There’s a bomb on a bus. If the bus drops below 50 miles an hour, it blows up. What do you do? What do you do?!

Climb aboard our vintage B59 Volvo for this shameless homage to the 1994 action thriller Speed, the film which proved once and for all the best drama is on public transport.

After a sold-out season at the 2015 Brisbane Comedy Festival, the bus is back for another trip down the highway of 90s nostalgia.

Warning: contains Hollywood-ish special effects and jokes about Keanu Reeves’ career.

Important: The meeting place for Speed: The Movie, The Play is signed outside Brisbane Powerhouse. Unfortunately as it takes place on a vintage bus, it is not wheelchair accessible. Drinks are also not allowed on the bus. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Inspired by
Pop culture / superheroes / grungy comedies / sketch comedy / absurd humour / toilet humour
Known for
Brisbane Comedy Festival 2015 / He Died With a Felafel in His Hand (Brisbane Powerhouse, 2013)


A short, loud, bold show, packed full of wonderfully silly special effects and funny famous one-liners.

XS Entertainment Xanthe Coward

I am in awe of these guys; there’s little I love more than a crazy idea backed by people nutty and committed enough to pull it off. And my, my, my, have they ever!

jennywynter.com Jenny Wynter


About the Venue

Common Questions

How do I get to Brisbane Powerhouse?
See our Getting Here page.

Is parking available?
There is limited free-of-charge, all-day, on-site car parking at Brisbane Powerhouse. If you are travelling by car, please arrive early to secure a park. Additional free parking is available in New Farm Park accessible via our link road, which is opened after 5pm on performance days.

What time should I arrive?
It's best to arrive at least 30-40 minutes before the show start time to find a car park, pick up your tickets at box office and make your way to the venue. The doors of the venue will open approximately 10-15 minutes prior to show time.

Where do I pick up my tickets?
Tickets will be available for pick up from Box Office 60 minutes prior to show time.

Is there food and drink available

Brisbane Powerhouse has two on-site restaurants; Bar Alto and Proud Mary. More information can be found on our Eat + Drink page.

See more common questions and learn everything you need to know about your visit to Brisbane Powerhouse on our FAQ page.

Get the most out of your visit

See an exhibition
See the world for free with awe-inspiring visual art from just about everywhere. Make sure you don’t miss anything – explore all of the foyers on the main and bottom floors. See what's on.

Explore New Farm Park
Brisbane Powerhouse is located next to the beautiful New Farm Park, one of Brisbane’s most popular and much loved recreational facilities. Pack a picnic, smell the roses in the garden, play a game of tennis, let the kids loose in the playground, enjoy a coffee, or just sit back and take in the sunshine.

Brisbane Powerhouse recommends The JohnsonTryp Hotel, and Sofitel Brisbane