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Series

Containment

Presented by Directors of the Extraordinary and Brisbane Powerhouse

Zombies are coming.

For 10 days only, Brisbane Powerhouse will transform into a paramilitary-protected private research facility, where scientists have been weaponising a contagion that zombifies humans.

One problem – there is a leak in the lab. We’re on the edge of the zombie apocalypse. Containment is your chance to save the world and challenge the ordinary in this 90-minute strategy-based team adventure game.

Containment is a highly immersive, limited season experience that integrates live adventure gaming, immersive theatre, technology and world creation to create high-fidelity entertainment.

Step out of reality and launch into Australia’s most extraordinary zombie adventure.

Additional Information

Containment is a 15+ event. Your team of 2–6 will enter the zombie world at an allocated time assigned on arrival within your booking session. To play with your friends, make sure you are all booked into the same time slot. All session times are listed in the booking links, under the respective dates. Click here for more Containment information, including FAQs, mission briefings and videos.

If you are participating in a late session, please bear in mind that New Farm Park gates close at 11pm each night. You will be required to find alternative parking if you will be leaving after 11pm.

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Directors of the Extraordinary

Directors of the Extraordinary are four siblings who have been boldly creative and committed to pushing the boundaries of what currently exists for entertainment in Brisbane for the past three years. They are at the heart of this experience and will be working closely with a variety of local production specialists and performers to make this one particularly memorable.

Directors of the Extraordinary are known for bringing ground breaking real-life adventures to Brisbane and for activating iconic Brisbane landmarks. The creators are the minds who have brought you Brisbane’s largest escape-the-room game, Escape Hunt Brisbane and Brisbane’s first mass real-life Prison Break game, The Great Escape from Boggo Road Gaol. Their live action adventure games places participants in the heart of the story, where their action, choices and movements impact their chances of success. Working in teams towards a key objective, players compete within a world created for them, completing challenges and using their wits in a bid to be crowned the ultimate victor.

Inspiration

This production is inspired by some of the most iconic zombie movies! Containment zombies are inspired by The Walking Dead, the game interactions are inspired by World War Z, and the narrative is inspired by the likes of Contagion and Resident Evil.

 

 

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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.

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.

Accommodation
There is a wide array of accommodation close to our venue that caters to every budget. Brisbane Powerhouse recommends The JohnsonTryp HotelSofitel BrisbaneKirribilli Riverfront ApartmentsEdward Lodge and Heal House for both short term and longer visits.