Queensland theatre legends and industry VIPs filled La Boite's Roundhouse Theatre last night for Artistic Director David Berthold's unveiling of the company's reimagined look and 2010 theatre season.

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Dr Margreta Elkins AM, one of the foremost mezzo-sopranos of the 20th century and an Honorary Life Member of Opera Queensland.

Prepare yourself for the razzle-dazzle of the hit musical Chicago, set to tour nationally throughout 2009 following a Gala Opening at Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre, QPAC.

Brace yourselves for the first, the biggest, the best, LOL comedy festival Brisbane has ever seen.

Six of the most promising independent Queensland dance and theatre groups will engage in a unique three-year Australia Council pilot, which seeks to create an alternative support structure for creators of new performance work.

Next year’s season boasts five productions and a major recital, with an Australian première production of Beethoven’s sole opera Fidelio

With the internationally acclaimed Australian Festival of Chamber Music 2008 wrapped up, current Chair Marg O’Donnell is handing over the baton after a stellar four year term that has ended on a high note with this year’s festival boasting the highest ticket sales in its 18 year history.

At the Australian Festival of Chamber Music in July in Townsville, these five enormously talented artists have promised to delight with both words and music, and show a little of what’s behind their musical perfection

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The Australian Chamber Orchestra is such a class act.