May 04, 2018

Welcome to May!

Brisbane is serving up a blockbuster month of cultural events. Catch the tail of Autumn and immerse yourself in the cultural feast before the temperature getting colder and colder.

Last Chance

Disney’s Aladdin | Now - 3 June

From the producers of The Lion King and Mary Poppins, the beloved story of Aladdin comes to life in this spectacular new musical. Breathtaking sets, mind-blowing special effects, over 300 lavish costumes and a fabulous cast are all beyond your imagination. If you haven’t gotten a chance to watch it, go and grab the opportunity as it will end at the very beginning of June!

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Double bill

Carmen & The Firebird | 25 May - 3 June

Carmen, co-produced between Royal Ballet, Queensland Ballet and Texas Ballet Theater, has distilled the famous operatic story, Carmen, into a powerful, theatrical ballet. The Firebird is a production from the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet. They bring this hallmark musicality and finely-crafted choreography to the iconic 20th-century ballet. It is your best opportunity ever to buy one and taste two of ballet’s best!

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Extra show added

Burn the floor | 8 May - 9 May

How lucky we are to watch the Burn of Floor for the first time in Brisbane since 1999! Don’t miss your opportunity to experience the “pure dance joy” of Burn the Floor. In the past two decades, it continued to raise the standards of dance performance to another level. The highly acclaimed Burn the Floor has simply changed Ballroom style – worldwide.

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Curious Affection

Patricia Piccinini’s Retrospective | Now - 5 August

Have you ever heard Patricia Piccinini? The woman who is well known for her imaginative, yet strangely familiar, lifelike hybrid creatures. The most ambitious retrospective to date occupies GOMA’s entire ground floor, which recalls her most famous works from the past 20 years, and a suite of immersive multisensory installations – including a large inflatable sculpture.

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Exploring Ancient Lives

Egyptian Mummies | Now - 26 August

Ancient Egypt is now in Brisbane. Discover ancient Egypt and unlock the secrets behind their wrappings using the latest CT scanning technology in Egyptian Mummies. You will gain insight into the life and death of those six individuals who lived in Egypt long long ago.

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