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Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse

Hotly political and deeply personal, Gaybies shares the intimate real-life stories of children from same-sex parents, surrogate mums, donor dads, co-parents and guardians.

Directed by Kris Stewart (Brisbane Powerhouse Artistic Director) and written by Dean Bryant, you’ll see a cast of local performers and community members bring to life this funny, charming, heart-warming and inspiring show. This is for everyone who cares for our greatest asset: children.

We are thrilled to announce the amazing cast for Gaybies:

Barbara Lowing, Actor
Bec Zanetti, Actor
Blair Martin, Queer Commentator, 4zzz
Brad Rush, The Arts Centre Gold Coast
Brittany Francis, Actor
Christopher Wayne, Celebrity Magician
David Berthold, Brisbane Festival Artistic Director
Emily Gilhome, Actor
Gordon Hamilton, Artistic Director Australian Voices
Kurt Phelan, Actor
Libby Anstis, Brisbane Powerhouse Board Member
Lizzie Moore, Actor & Cabaret Star
Margi Brown Ash, Actor & Mental Health Advocate
Pam Barker, Gay & Lesbian Business Network
Pat O’Neil, Labor Candidate for Brisbane
Rebecca McIntosh, Sex TV Host & Personality
Xanthe Coward, Journalist

This event is part of MELT: A Celebration of Queer Arts and Culture 2016.


Gaybies plays with a bold political premise and has an honest, ingenious sense of smart theatre.


…terrifically funny and swift theatre.


More Info

Written by Dean Bryant
Directed by Kris Stewart

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 every day.

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 Watt Restaurant + Bar. 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.

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See an exhibition
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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.

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