Les Miserables | Cameron Mackintosh

The audience goes wild at the onset, clearly knowing they are in for a wonderful ride as Jean Valjean bursts onto the stage with all the fight and fervor, fear and feistiness that only a prisoner, recently set ‘free’ after stealing bread to feed someone else, can muster.

Into the Woods | Harvest Rain

Is there any more evocative an opening line than, “Once upon a time”? Harvest Rain’s production of Into the Woods, currently playing a QPAC, starts here and jumps into its fairy tale setting with the appropriate gusto, weaving a tale full of magic, laughter, suspense and music.

Thum Prints | Tom Thum and QSO

Gordon Hamilton and Tom Thum have come from opposite ends of the musical scale and joined forces, backed by the powerful sound of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, to bring a show unlike any other symphony you have, or will, ever see again.

Strictly Ballroom The Musical | Global Creatures and Bazmark

As diverse and different as the costumes and the set changes, the characters and personalities explode onto the stage with all the requisite emotions you want to experience in one night of a performance, showcasing this stellar cast.

Fear and Delight | Strut & Fret

With the atmosphere of a classic cult horror/comedy performance this show has no ease-in phase, just hard and fast straight from the get-go and you find yourself trying to look at everything and everyone, all at once.

Dracula | Shake & Stir Theatre Co

shake & stir’s Dracula is a thrilling adventure that drags you in to its dark world and doesn’t let go until the final bolt of lightning strikes.

James Morrison

There will be many very happy lovers of jazz in Brisbane this morning. The aura of euphoria these jazz lovers are emitting is thanks to James Morrison and the Queensland Music Festival.

Anything Goes | Opera Australia and John Frost

Some things never change: mercifully, the music of Cole Porter is as current now as it was in 1936, when Anything Goes first opened in Sydney – except back then it caused quite a fervor due to its ribald and raunchy delivery!

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