Brainiac Live! has arrived in Australia for the first time and they’ve kicked off their explosive science(esque) antics in Brisbane at QPAC. It’s a fun school holiday outing for the family, with both kids and adults guaranteed to get a laugh out of the staged family friendly version of this popular British T.V. show.
Within moments of sitting down we spot the infamous 'Manuel from Barcelona', frantically bobbing around, snatching glasses from people's hands and prodding people from their relaxed chairs.
An Octoroon is a production of contrasts. Bright white stage and pitch-dark blackouts. Raucous comedy and stark reality. Black face and white face. Loud rap music and uncomfortable silence. The rights afforded to characters of white skin, and the treatment of all others.