Stage Briefs

Jurassic World by Brickman®

Great entertainment for children and grown-ups in Brisbane.

An adventure 6 million LEGO® bricks in the making. Get ready for an immersive adventure like no other as Ryan 'Brickman' McNaught re-imagines Jurassic World, the blockbuster franchise from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, in the largest LEGO® brick exhibition in Australia.

Identity Crisis


Stand-up master of hiliarious UNpolitical correctness ‘JNewtz’ heads back to Australia in April for the International Melbourne Comedy Festival to unleash his first solo show ‘Identity Crisis’

Considered a master of UNpolitical correctness and a jack of all comedy trades, JNewtz has forged an enviable reputation with audiences across the world for his refreshingly hilarious honest, practical and sometimes inappropriate, view points on life.

WICKED Announces Brisbane Season

Rejoycify! The producers of the Broadway blockbuster WICKED have announced that the musical phenomenon will fly into the Lyric Theatre, QPAC in September this year. Waitlist now to be first in line to buy tickets for the Brisbane season at when tickets go on pre-sale next week. Tickets for the general public are on sale from 22 March.

A Taste of Ireland

A Taste of Ireland will kick off its national tour at The Palms at Crown Melbourne on St Patrick’s Day, Sunday 17th March 2024.

Australia Felix

A runaway convict who lived with nine Aboriginal tribes, and inspired the exploration of western Victoria, is the subject of a musical revue being staged in Sydney this March/April.

Director and writer Geoffrey Sykes says the remarkable life of George Clark – also known as the flying barber - is presented by ‘travelling players’ in the tradition of ballads and storytelling. 


Adelaide Festival 2024 Review Round-Up

Our reviewers have been out and around at the 2024 Adelaide Festival. Click on the images or show titles below to read more about the show of your choice.

Top image: Baleen Moondjan. Photographer: Roy VanDerVegt


Adelaide Fringe 2024 Review Round-Up

Below are a series of links to the Adelaide Fringe shows we have reviewed. Please click on the image or the title of the production you would like to read about.

Top image: An Attempt to Lose Time.



The Ark


SIX The Musical Is Back in 2024

SIX The Musical returns to Australia in 2024, playing at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre from August, Theatre Royal Sydney from October and at QPAC’s Playhouse in Brisbane from January 2025. 

“SIX is truly a global phenomenon and the record-breaking Australian production enjoyed rapturous acclaim by both critics and audiences alike, said producer Louise Withers.

Candide in Concert Collaboration in Adelaide.

In May 2024, South Australia’s flagship theatre and opera companies will come together for the first time in more than a decade. State Theatre Company South Australia and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra will join forces to present a concert version of Leonard Bernstein’s beloved comic operetta and existential vaudeville, Candide.

Seasons 2024

Theatre companies around Australia are now announcing their 2024 seasons. Read on for brief season introductions, and links to our more detailed coverage of each indiividual season.

Sydney Theatre Company