Topic | Performing arts | Brisbane Times

We’re sorry, this feature is currently unavailable. We’re working to restore it. Please try again later.

Performing arts

Advertisement
Ensemble Theatre unveils ambitious plans for 2023 season

Ensemble Theatre unveils ambitious plans for 2023 season

The Kirribilli theatre is planning a diverse program of 10 plays.

  • by Nick Galvin

Latest

‘Shows you won’t see anywhere else’: Sydney Fringe Festival returns

‘Shows you won’t see anywhere else’: Sydney Fringe Festival returns

The city’s biggest festival for independent artists and performers is returning after two years, and it’s preparing to make people feel again.

  • by Anthony Segaert and Helen Pitt
The disarmingly honest jazz singer finally ready to be heard

The disarmingly honest jazz singer finally ready to be heard

After moving away from Australia at the end of 2020, Kristin Berardi is back home for the first time – and is finding herself in high demand.

  • by Jessica Nicholas
Judith Durham: A Seeker who found international fame

Judith Durham: A Seeker who found international fame

Her crystal-clear voice propelled Judith Durham and The Seekers to international stardom and made the Melbourne singer a national treasure. But amid the success she endured a series of personal setbacks.

  • by Harriet Veitch
‘He loves books. I like sports’: Meet opera’s opposites-attract couple

‘He loves books. I like sports’: Meet opera’s opposites-attract couple

Haotian Qi and Esther Song met in Sydney in 2017, married in 2019, and now live in (almost) perfect harmony as principal singers with Opera Australia.

  • by Jane Cadzow
Dangerous, beautiful and disturbing: the many faces of human crowds

Dangerous, beautiful and disturbing: the many faces of human crowds

The Australia Chamber Orchestra’s latest project has acquired extra resonance from the COVID pandemic.

  • by Nick Galvin
Advertisement
One in three women in Sydney Symphony Orchestra experienced sexual harassment
Exclusive
Harassment

One in three women in Sydney Symphony Orchestra experienced sexual harassment

A report by Elizabeth Broderick has found almost half of surveyed musicians and staff had experienced workplace bullying.

  • by Linda Morris
Incoming Arts Centre CEO warns of ‘short-term pain’ amid rebuild

Incoming Arts Centre CEO warns of ‘short-term pain’ amid rebuild

The Arts Centre’s new CEO Karen Quinlan says she is excited about taking over just as the centre is about to become a building site.

  • by Elizabeth Flux
How a rowdy pub became an unexpected haven for Melbourne poets

How a rowdy pub became an unexpected haven for Melbourne poets

Until 1975 “no respectable poet would read in a pub”. A new documentary looks back over 50 years of anarchism, open mics, and community.

  • by Andrew Bock
‘We thought they’d hate it and punch us,’ says Hairspray creator

‘We thought they’d hate it and punch us,’ says Hairspray creator

The Tony-award winning director of the Hairspray musical says when it premiered in Seattle, way back in 2002, it felt like they were taking a big risk.

  • by Catherine Lambert
The surprising and colourful knockout at Melbourne’s new Light show

The surprising and colourful knockout at Melbourne’s new Light show

Light: Works from Tate’s Collection at ACMI offers a chance to compare the work of 19th-century masters with contemporary artists to stunning effect.

  • by Robert Nelson