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Music Theatre

Becoming Bill

Presented by Old Fashioned Productions

Becoming Bill is a new award-winning musical about a finding your feet and writing your best life…

Featuring leading musical theatre star Rachael Beck and direction by Neil Gooding this hilarious and heartwarming new Australian work will receive its world premiere in Brisbane, after winning several awards around the world.

When Bill, an out of work actor, is asked to write a musical, he foolishly bases it on himself and those around him, upsetting the delicate balance in the family home, unburdening truths they had each hidden.

This project has been supported by The Bridge, an initiative of Brisbane Powerhouse and Brisbane City Council.

Becoming Bill is supported by The Park Hotel Brisbane and Alex Perry Hotel & Apartments.

Reviews

Bradley McCaw showed us a glimpse of why he is off to take on New York...

Stage Whispers

It is always very satisfying to know that there is talent out there writing new material and pushing the boundaries in musical theatre.

Musical Theatre Review UK

Sometimes, the experience of musical theatre can be so special as to leave you in want of a thesaurus to do its distinction justice…

Blue Curtain

More Info

Cast:
Rachael Beck
Bradley McCaw
Stephanie Long
Oliver Samson

Creative:
Directed by Neil Gooding
Musical Direction by Trevor Jones

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. 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
Brisbane Powerhouse recommends The JohnsonTryp Hotel, and The Fantauzzo.