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Let's Be Friends Furever

by The Good Room
Dates

Thu 16 - Sat 25 Sep, 2021


Venue

Powerhouse Theatre


Tickets
Adult $45*
Concession $40*
Group 4+ $40*
For group bookings, please phone Box Office on
07 3358 8600

*plus transaction fee $6.90


Times

Tue–Fri 7pm
Sat 2pm + 6pm


Duration

90 mins


Ages + Warnings

Suitable for 13+
Features live dogs and contains haze effects, mild course language, themes of death and grief.


Presented by Brisbane Festival in Partnership with Brisbane Powerhouse

Real dogs, real stories, unreal theatre!

The Powerhouse Theatre will be transformed into a dog park this September as besotted owners and their beloved pooches take to the stage, sharing stories of love, loyalty and laughter.

Theatre-makers The Good Room have searched Brisbane’s puppy playgrounds high and low to find local canines with barkworthy tails to tell. From an 80 kilogram dog with his own bedroom, a dogfluencer with more followers than you and a national champion with fur to die for, hear from their companions in this hour of uplifting – and tear-jerking – theatre. Featuring video bits and live interviews with owners, vets and trainers, it’s the ultimutt live dogumentary for anyone who loves dogs.

From poodles to pugs, hounds to dames, it’s puppy love that’ll leave you howling.    

Due to the many dogs featured in our live performance, and for everyone’s safety, no audience members are permitted to bring a dog into the theatre, unless it is an official assistance animal.

Image: Morgan Roberts


TICKET INFO

We take the safety of our patrons, staff and artists seriously.

A COVID Safe Plan is in place for Brisbane Powerhouse.

For contact tracing purposes, we are using the Check In Qld app. 

For a seamless entry on the night, we recommend downloading the Check In Qld app prior to your arrival. 

If you are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 or are feeling unwell, please stay home. 

Detailed information regarding your safe experience and conditions of entry can be found here.

If you have any questions, please contact Box Office on 07 3358 8600.

Please note: Brisbane Powerhouse will be introducing managed parking in mid-2021. For more information, please click here.


SUPPORTED BY

This work has been co-commissioned by Brisbane Festival and HOTA, Home of the Arts and received support from Arts Queensland through the 2020 Working Title program. This work is produced by The Little Red Company.


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The Good Room is a Queensland-based performance collective who use the anonymous experiences of ordinary people to create extraordinary theatre works.

We ask you – and people just like you – to anonymously share with us fragments and memories, confessions and admissions from your lives, as part of a process that blurs the line between ‘audience’ and ‘maker’ to play with the idea of theatrical collective authorship.

Ours is an investigation of empathy, connectedness, stakes and sacrifice. This expresses itself in an aesthetic world that is both dark and light matter; a dichotomy of spectacle and depth. Mirrorballs, rose petals, panda suits and party dresses stud our theatrical universe but totems of party, play and celebration are often subverted; this is richly affirmative, highly contemporary, and widely accessible theatre – underpinned by rigour, ethics, and deep consideration.

The Good Room is comprised of an ensemble of diverse makers with practices that span film through visual art. We are Lauren Clelland, Daniel Evans, Amy Ingram and Kieran Swann…and we enjoy frequent collaborations with Caroline Dunphy, Lawrence English, Jason Glenwright and Leah Shelton.

Read more about the We Want To Know Triptych – I Should Have Drunk More Champagne, I Want To Know What Love Is, I Just Came To Say Goodbye – and their companion work, I’ve Been Meaning To Ask You.

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...what The Good Room do is throw everything onto the floor - a vast collection of ideas and feelings and responses to real events and crowdsourced verbatim material - pour fuel over it, and set it on fire to create a spectacular event and food for thought, for a life outside the theatre that demands our burning presence.

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  • ...what The Good Room do is throw everything onto the floor - a vast collection of ideas and feelings and responses to real events and crowdsourced verbatim material - pour fuel over it, and set it on fire to create a spectacular event and food for thought, for a life outside the theatre that demands our burning presence.

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  • Potent, considered, and finely crafted work.

    RICHARD WATTS, ARTS HUB

  • Elegant, sophisticated, heartfelt, inspiring and uplifting.

    XANTHE COWARD, XS ENTERTAINMENT

  • A really joyous experience.

    3RRR

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We acknowledge the Jagera/Turrbal peoples, the First Nation Traditional Owners of the land on which we gather. We pay respects to all Elders past and present and acknowledge the young leaders who are working beside our Elders in our cultural industries. We recognise all First Nation peoples as the original storytellers of these lands and acknowledge the important role they continue to play in our community.

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New Farm QLD 4005

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