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    'RuPaul's Drag Race' Icon Bianca Del Rio Is Returning Down Under in 2025 with Her 'Dead Inside' Tour

    Hurricane Bianca is back, this time breaking out her devilish snark and timing on an eight-city tour of Australia and New Zealand.

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    David Sedaris Is Bringing His Latest Tour to Australia and New Zealand to Delight NPR Obsessives in 2025

    Two years on from his last round of 'An Evening with David Sedaris' shows Down Under, the NPR humorist and bestselling author is returning.

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    How Bangarra Dance Theatre Is Looking Beyond Australia with Its First Mainstage Cross-Cultural Collaboration 'Horizon'

    “I really want to make sure that you, as the audience, will leave the theatre with a bit of the Torres Strait with you.”

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    The First-Ever Australian Season of 'Dear Evan Hansen' Will Tour the Country After Its Sydney Debut

    Sydney Theatre Company's production of the Tony-winning musical has locked in dates in Melbourne, Canberra and Adelaide.

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    Dolly Parton Has Announced a Broadway Musical Based on Her Life So Start Begging for It to Please Come Down Under

    Set to debut in New York in 2026, this new stage show will step through the icon's story and career — and Parton has written new songs for it.

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    Coming Soon: The West End Electric Is Brisbane's New 400-Plus-Seat Theatre and Entertainment Space

    Strut & Fret isn't just bringing 'LIMBO — THE RETURN' to town for Brisbane Festival — it's launching a new venue.

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    Tony- and Grammy-Winning Musical 'Hadestown' Will Make Its Australian Premiere in Sydney in 2025 

    The hit production, which hit Broadway in 2019, gives the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice a new spin featuring jazz and American folk tunes.

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    'Jean Paul Gaultier's Fashion Freak Show' Is Making Its Australian Debut at Brisbane Festival 2024

    Playing an Aussie-exclusive season, this stage production features more than 200 original Gaultier couture pieces and celebrates the designer's 50-year career.

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    Blessed News: 'Sister Act' Is the Next Smash-Hit Broadway Musical That's Coming to Brisbane

    Sydney and Melbourne aren't the only cities welcoming this five-time Tony-nominee, with the show locking in a Brisbane season from February 2025.

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    Calling All 'Black Books' Obsessives: Bill Bailey Is Touring Australia in October and November 2024

    The 'Never Mind the Buzzcocks' star is rarely far from stages Down Under, returning after last getting behind the mic in 2022.

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    Splash-Hit Céline Dion-Fuelled Musical-Comedy 'Titanique' Is Making Its Australian Debut in Sydney

    The laughs will go on at this off-Broadway award-winner, which is told through Dion's songs — and is finally making its maiden voyage Down Under.

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    'In the Heights' Is the Next Tony-Winning Hit Musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda That's Coming to Australia

    Sydney Opera House will turn into Washington Heights to host a six-week season of the Broadway smash in July and August.

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    Sydney Theatre Company's 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' Might Be Making the Stage-to-Screen Leap

    Cate Blanchett's production company Dirty Films has picked up the film rights for the one-performer Aussie stage smash.

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    Tony-Winning Smash-Hit Musical 'The Book of Mormon' Is Coming Back to Australia in 2025

    Sydney will host the return of this crass magnum opus from 'South Park' creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone from July 2025.

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    Sarah Snook Just Won Best Actress at the Olivier Awards for Sydney Theatre Company's 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' 

    Shiv Roy isn't the only part that the 'Succession' star is winning awards for — here, she plays 26.

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    'Six the Musical' Has Locked in Dates for the Hit Show's Return 2024–25 Tour of Australia's East Coast

    This empowering pop-scored remix of royal history will return to Melbourne and Sydney this year, then hit Brisbane to start 2025.

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    'Hamilton' Is Only Playing Sydney on Its Return to Australia in 2024 So Don't Throw Away Your Shot

    The Broadway smash will retrace American history in the Harbour City again from July, then leave the country.

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    Brisbane Comedy Festival Is Slinging $24 Tickets to a Heap of 2024's Shows for 24 Hours

    Score discounted seats to see Josh Thomas, Lizzy Hoo, Nat's What I Reckon, Nina Oyama, Arj Barker, Ed Byrne, David O'Doherty, Rhys Nicholson and more.

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    OS Art Shop Offline Launch

    Sunday, July 28, 2024

    Fish Lane, South Brisbane

    Outer Space now has an online platform selling art, jewellery, ceramics and more by local independent artists and creatives — and it's kicking it off with an IRL party.

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    Water and Dreams High Tea

    Saturday, June 29 - Sunday, October 27, 2024

    W Brisbane, Brisbane City

    W Brisbane's Living Room Bar is serving up edible bubbles and airfoam-topped cocktails at this high tea themed around GOMA's 'Iris van Herpen: Sculpting the Senses' exhibition.

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    2024 Paris Olympics and Paralympics Live Site at South Bank

    Friday, July 26 - Sunday, September 8, 2024

    South Bank Parklands, Brisbane

    Whether you're keen to catch the Matildas, the swimming or the athletics action, South Bank is hosting a viewing site for Paris 2024.

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    Iris van Herpen: Sculpting the Senses

    Saturday, June 29 - Monday, October 7, 2024

    GOMA, South Brisbane

    Beloved by Beyoncé, Björk and Cate Blanchett, this Dutch fashion designer's stunning haute couture pieces are on display at GOMA.

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    Harajuku Gyoza South Bank's Omurice Pop-Up

    Saturday, July 27 - Sunday, September 1, 2024

    Harajuku Gyoza South Bank, South Brisbane

    Chef Tadamichi from Osaka Omurice is popping up to serve up Japanese omelette rice, including his signature version with okonomi sauce and katsuobushi flakes.

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    A Decade of La Macelleria Party

    Sunday, August 11, 2024

    La Macelleria Gelateria, Teneriffe

    Celebrating ten years of creamy desserts, this Italian fiesta includes live demonstrations and gelato cocktails.

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    Longlegs

    Thursday, July 18 - Wednesday, August 14, 2024

    Various cinemas in Brisbane

    Featuring Nicolas Cage as its namesake and 'It Follows' star Maika Monroe as the FBI agent on his trail, this is horror at its most unshakeable.

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    Twisters

    Thursday, July 11 - Wednesday, July 31, 2024

    Various cinemas in Brisbane

    No one usually wants a storm to strike twice, but this disaster franchise has swirled up a second must-see, this time directed by 'Minari' Oscar-nominee Lee Isaac Chung.

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    Fly Me to the Moon

    Thursday, July 11 - Wednesday, July 31, 2024

    Various cinemas in Brisbane

    Scarlett Johansson is a delight in this space-race rom-com co-starring Channing Tatum, but the 60s-set film itself is just entertaining enough.

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    Pups and Pints at Brewdog DogTap Brisbane

    Sunday, July 28, 2024

    BrewDog DogTap Brisbane, Brisbane

    This Murarrie brewery is going to the dogs for one afternoon, complete with cute canines to cuddle, pet photography and barkuterie boards.

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    'The Wizard of Oz'-Inspired Blockbuster Musical 'Wicked' Will Defy Gravity in Brisbane in 2024

    Following the Land of Oz's witches, the Broadway smash is headed to QPAC's Lyric Theatre from September.

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    'Love Stories' Is the Next Trent Dalton Book That's Coming to Life on the Stage at Brisbane Festival

    Before 'Boy Swallows Universe' was turned into a Netflix series, it was adapted as a play first in Dalton's home town of Brisbane.

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    Cirque du Soleil Is Bringing Its Spectacular Mexican-Inspired Production 'LUZIA' to Australia

    This year also marks the circus troupe's 25th anniversary in Australia, with its latest production the tenth big-top show to visit the country.

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    It's the One That You Want: Australia's Latest Stage Production of 'Grease' Is Coming to Brisbane in 2024

    'Grease' will be the word at this new multimillion-dollar production of the 50s-set, five-decade-old show at QPAC from December.

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    Choreographer Benjamin Millepied's Stunning 'Romeo & Juliet' Ballet Is Coming to Australia for the First Time

    Combining dance, theatre and cinema, the suite of shows give Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers a contemporary spin.

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    'Lady Dynamite' and 'Arrested Development' Star Maria Bamford Is Bringing Her New Stand-Up Tour to Australia in 2024

    The comedy icon and 'Sure, I’ll Join Your Cult: A Memoir of Mental Illness and the Quest to Belong Anywhere!' author is making her first trip to Australia in more than five years.

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    'Sister Act' Is the Next Smash-Hit Broadway Musical That's Set to Finally Make Its Australian Premiere

    Inspired by the 90s films of the same name, the five-time Tony-nominee will make its Aussie debut in Sydney in August 2024, then head to Melbourne from November.

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    Brisbane's 'Beauty and the Beast' Lottery Is Slinging Tickets to the Hit Disney Musical for Just $24

    Via TodayTix, you can go in the running to nab 24 tickets for $24 each to every one of the stage production's Brisbane shows.

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    'The Woman in Black' Is Bringing Its Spooky Ghost Story to Australia's Stages in 2024

    Australian actors John Waters and Daniel MacPherson will star in the page-to-stage adaption's latest Aussie run, which starts haunting this autumn.

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    Now Open: The Pink Flamingo Spiegeland Is Northshore Hamilton's New 400-Seat Riverside Cabaret Club

    Already a hit on the Gold Coast, The Pink Flamingo is making Brisbane its home for seven years until its site becomes the Olympic Media Village.

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    Dylan Alcott Will Play The Narrator When 'The Rocky Horror Show' Returns to Sydney in 2024

    The disability advocate, tennis champion and presenter will star opposite Jason Donovan, who slips back into Frank N Furter's fishnets.

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    Brisbane Comedy Festival Has Unveiled the Next Lineup of Hilarious Folks Who'll Get You Giggling in 2024

    The Brisbane Powerhouse-hosted event just keeps getting bigger, with Ed Byrne, Stephen K Amos, Wil Anderson, Lizzy Hoo and an improvised whodunnit joining the bill.

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    The Team Behind Darkfield Is Bringing a New Sci-Fi Dance Performance in a Haulage Truck to Australia

    Filled with shiny aliens and taking place by twilight, 'Future Cargo' will enjoy its Australian premiere at Adelaide Fringe from February.

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    Tony-Winning Neverland-Set Hit 'Peter and the Starcatcher' Is Finally Making Its Australian Debut

    Dead Puppet Society is reimagining this Disney stage favourite, which is a prequel to JM Barrie's 'Peter and Wendy'.

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    'Six the Musical' Is Touring Its Empowering Pop-Scored Remix of Royal History Around Australia Again

    The smash-hit take on Henry VIll's six wives wowed the country from 2021–23 — and it isn't done yet.

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    Agatha Christie's Long-Running Stage Whodunnit 'The Mousetrap' Is Touring Australia Again in 2024

    Australian audiences are getting another chance to sleuth their way through this theatre favourite, which has been treading the boards in London since 1952.

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    Get Ready to Laugh: Brisbane Comedy Festival Has Announced Its First Lineup for 2024

    Josh Thomas will be back at BCF for the first time since 2013 — with Nazeem Hussain, Joel Creasey, Rhys Nicholson, Nina Oyama, Melanie Bracewell and 'Sh!t-faced Shakespeare' also on the bill.

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    Jerry Seinfeld Is Bringing His Latest Stand-Up Show to Australia and New Zealand in 2024

    What's the deal with Seinfeld's latest trip Down Under? The iconic comedian will play arena shows in seven cities in June.

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    Marvel's Live Arena Show Featuring 20-Plus Heroes and Villains Is Swinging Into Australia in 2024

    Watch your favourite spandex-clad Marvel superheroes try to save the world — but on stages across Australia, instead of in a cinema.

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    It'll Be Back: 'Hamilton' Is Returning to Australia in 2024 for Another Sydney Season

    After farewelling Australia following its Brisbane 2023 season, the Broadway smash is making an Aussie comeback from July 2024.

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    Coming Soon: The Pink Flamingo Spiegelclub Is Setting Up a 400-Seat Pavilion at Northshore for a Seven-Year Stint

    Taking cues from spiegeltents and cabaret clubs, this Gold Coast venue is making the leap to Brisbane from December.

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    'Elvis: A Musical Revolution' Will Keep Getting Australia All Shook Up About the King of Rock 'n' Roll in 2024

    This brand-new Aussie stage musical features more than 40 of the singer's hits — and it's returning to Sydney, then hitting up Adelaide, Perth and the Gold Coast.

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    'Sunset Boulevard' Is the Next Big Tony-Winning Musical That's Returning to the Stage Down Under

    It's been almost 20 years since this screen-to-stage production brought Norma Desmond and her Hollywood story to Australia — and this time, Sarah Brightman is ready for her closeup.

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