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The Gatsby Gamble

Presented by Directors of the Extraordinary in partnership with Brisbane Powerhouse

Step right up, and back in time to the Roaring Twenties where mystery and intrigue lies around every corner.

Strap yourself in ladies and gentlemen. You’re about to gamble and glitz your way to glory in a whirlwind night of mystery, bribery and hidden puzzles. Brought to life by Directors of the Extraordinary (of Escape Room, Containment acclaim), Gatsby Gamble thrusts you into the pulsing heart of this glamorous bygone era. As the night unfolds and the mystery unravels, who will walk away the winner at the biggest auction of the year? Will you be enticed into some backhanded deal and bribery; or can you play your cards straight?

If you like your theatre interactive and your board games alive, this is the experience you’ve been waiting for, with hilarity, surprise and adventure at every turn.

Welcome to the world of Gatsby Gamble, where YOU roll the dice.

Known for
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, Containment and Brisbane’s first mass real-life Prison Break game, The Great Escape from Boggo Roal Gaol.

More Info

Directors of the Extraordinary specialise in large scale interactive entertainment experiences, fun school education programs, as well as corporate team building simulations and events.

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.


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.

Brisbane Powerhouse recommends The JohnsonTryp Hotel, and Sofitel Brisbane