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Festival

Wonderland Festival 2019

Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse

Brisbane’s sultry summer nights reveal a spectacle of the weird and wonderful as Wonderland Festival erupts at Brisbane Powerhouse for nine nights of decadence and debauchery from Thu 21 Nov to Sun 01 Dec 2019.

Returning for its sixth year, Wonderland Festival celebrates a cavalcade of fearless physical feats, captivating live music, won’t-believe-your-eyes magic and laugh-out-loud comedy, handpicked to surprise and delight. With a line-up of 30 spectacular events, check out the most talented performers for a unique end-of-year carnival of comedy, burlesque, circus, music, magic and more.

Thank you to our wonderful 2019 partners: Queensland Government*, Archie Rose Distilling Co, Brisbane Mini Garage, Newstead Brewing Co, Nick Did This, PixelFrame and TRYP Brisbane.

*Wonderland Festival 2019 is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.

Festival Events

Jake Moss: with feelings

Over 100 paintings from an artist of the future.

Visual

Jake Moss: with feelings

FRI 15 NOV–SUN 15 DEC, 2019

HYPNOSIS [LIVE]

SEE The Show or BE The Show!

Theatre

HYPNOSIS [LIVE]

Isaac Lomman

THU 21–SAT 23 NOV, 2019

Awesome Ocean Party

A magic-realism-cabaret birthday party hosted by an octopus/human hybrid!

Theatre

Awesome Ocean Party

THU 21–SUN 24 NOV, 2019

Christopher Wayne: Fully Clothed

Brisbane boy to Las Vegas headliner returns to his roots.

Comedy

Christopher Wayne: Fully Clothed

Fully Clothed

THU 21–SUN 24 NOV, 2019

Die Hard: The Movie, The Play

12 terrorists. 1 cop. You.

Comedy

Die Hard: The Movie, The Play

THU 21 NOV–SUN 01 DEC, 2019

Leather Lungs

The master of falsetto and stiletto is coming to Brisbane!

Cabaret

Leather Lungs

Son of a Preacher

THU 21–SUN 24 NOV, 2019

Railed

Heart thumping boot stamping circus show!

Circus

Railed

THU 21 NOV–SUN 01 DEC, 2019

Anya Anastasia

A brazen showcase of one woman’s failures.

Cabaret

Anya Anastasia

Cabaret Star For Hire

THU 21–SAT 23 NOV, 2019

Bite Me But Smile

Absurdist Cabaret: Singing, burlesque, comedy & narcissism all rolled into one.

Cabaret

Bite Me But Smile

THU 21–SUN 24 NOV, 2019

Big Glittery SH!TSHOW

The turkey slap in the face you’ve been waiting for.

Circus

Big Glittery SH!TSHOW

THU 21–SUN 24 NOV, 2019

Vanguard Burlesque

Brisbane’s premiere Burlesque variety event presented by Lillian Lace.

Cabaret

Vanguard Burlesque

THU 21–SAT 23 NOV, 2019

Fortified

A story about blowing up your life and starting again.

Cabaret

Fortified

THU 21–SUN 24 NOV, 2019

Swing Party

Wonderland Festival kicks off with a 1960s dance party and everyone is invited.

Free

Swing Party

FRI 22 NOV, 2019

Diva

Mother, Opera Singer, Lover of wine and cherry ripes (in that order).

Cabaret

Diva

Always Sublime, Sometimes Ridiculous

SUN 24 NOV, 2019

FIRE WALK WITH US

The music of Twin Peaks reimagined and performed live in concert.

The Whistle

Close your eyes! Open them! Either way you will be played!

Circus

The Whistle

THU 28–SAT 30 NOV, 2019

Under my Eye

A vulnerable new circus work from Bianca Mackail.

Circus

Under my Eye

THU 28 NOV–SUN 1 DEC, 2019

Dwell

Check-in if you dare

Circus

Dwell

THU 28–SAT 30 NOV, 2019

Rasa

Be emotionally roller-coastered by an ancient, intriguing Indian performance technique.

Comedy

Rasa

THU 28 NOV–SUN 1 DEC, 2019

Matt Tarrant: Unsolved

Australia’s most awarded magician returns to Brisbane!

Theatre

Matt Tarrant: Unsolved

THU 28 NOV–SUN 1 DEC, 2019

Feeling Good

Jazz cabaret diva Mama Alto sings a tribute to Nina Simone.

Cabaret

Feeling Good

Mama Alto sings Nina Simone

THU 28 NOV–SUN 1 DEC, 2019

Slack Mirror

A brave new world of sketch comedy inspired by Black Mirror.

Comedy

Slack Mirror

Dystopian Sketch Comedy

THU 28 NOV–SUN 1 DEC, 2019

Baby Got Back

A psychosexual adventure of stripper anarchy, absurdist performance art and naked circus.

Cabaret

Baby Got Back

Size Queens

THU 28 NOV–SUN 1 DEC, 2019

Adulting: Tash York

A hilarious and heartfelt cabaret about what it means to be an adult.

Cabaret

Adulting: Tash York

THU 28 NOV–SUN 1 DEC, 2019

Bombshell Burlesque

Burlesque beauties bring your dreams (and nightmares!) to life!

Cabaret

Bombshell Burlesque

Sweet Dreams

FRI 29–SAT 30 NOV, 2019

Circus-Cision

A very naughty late night smorgasboard of circus. R18 only

Circus

Circus-Cision

Those that made the cut!

FRI 29–SAT 30 NOV, 2019

The Great Australian Comedy Roast

1 celebrity. 4 comedians. No holds barred.

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