Brisbane Festival is just around the corner and let’s just say the program this year is seriously impressive. You’re going to want to lock in your tickets ASAP to ensure you don’t miss out on some of the hottest tickets in town.
We’ve rounded up our favourite shows to help you decide and secure those in-demand tickets before they are all gone.
BANANALAND tells the tale of how the worst rock band becomes an overnight success, thanks to a furious protest song that becomes a runaway kids hit! Did we mention the performance features the work of Katie Millier-Heidke and collaborator Kier Nuttal - AKA. the songwriting team behind Muriel's Wedding the Musical and multiple platinum-selling albums. This fabulous production is rounded out by the direction of the iconic Simon Phillips, whose work you may have seen before in the musicals Priscilla Queen of the Desert, and Ladies in Black. Don't miss your chance to catch this epic production at QPAC!
Tae Tae in the Land of Yaaas!
Trading in glass slippers for wheels of steel! Tae Tae in the Land of Yass! is inspired by the true story of how a young girl overcomes the trial and tribulations of being paralysed in a car accident and the many surgeries that follow - Cue Tae's loud and proud and oh-so fabulous Fairy Godmother. Said Fairy God Mother helps Tae overcome struggles with her new reality by challenging outdated notions of happily ever after and finding joy in the most unexpected and fabulous of places. This magical production is definitely on our must-attend list.
Siva Mai Club
Siva Mai Club brings an incredible fusion of traditional, cultural, pop-contemporary live music and dance accompanied by suave moves, featuring a dash of island humour and of course surprises - you're guaranteed to be on the edge of your seat! Don't miss out on the chance to be one of the lucky people to see the South Bank Pizza transform into one big island social.
Cirque Bon Bon
Picture excitement, drama, and hilarity from floor to ceiling! That's exactly what you get when you head to the South Bank Piazza to watch the incredible contortionists, acrobats, and dancers in Cirque Bon Bon. For 70 minutes, guests will be treated to an electrifying performance from the creative minds of former Cirque Du Soleil Assistant Creative Director Ash Jacks (McCready) and Choreographer Julieann Nugent.
When musical genres collide, you get the incredible work that is Birdsongs. Queensland Symphony Orchestra teams up with one of Australia's most successful rock bands, Birds of Tokyo! Guests will enjoy an incredible performance of the band's biggest hits reimagined with stunning orchestral arrangements - it's a music lovers dream.
Bangarra Dance Theatre presents a major new work that tells the story of the Aṉangu people of the Great Victorian Desert. This fabulous new production explores the moment traditional life collided with the industrial ambition of a growing nation. The stage is also an incredible sight to behold as it has been transformed into a desert world.