Queensland Ballet’s La Fille Mal Garde

Set in the French country side in the 1950s, La Fille delights and entertains audiences as a love triangle create comic chaos. Lisa loves Colas. Colas loves Lise. But Lise’s mother, the Widow Simone, has agreed that her wayward daughter should marry Alain, son of a la-fille-mal-gardeepompous, wealthy vineyard owner. What ensues is a series of mischievous antics as Lise works her way out of the marriage contract and into the arms of her love-struck beau.

When: 4 to 19th August
Where: QPAC
Tickets: From $95pp
www.qpac.com.au

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Adapted for the stage from the modern classic written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is the wonderful story of a family out for walk and on the lookout for a growling bear – they have to march through long swishy grass, wade through thick gloopy mud and even battle a snow storm before entering a big dark cave where maybe tbear-hunthey will finally spot the glinty wet eyes of a slobbering, gigantic bear winking at them through the blackness.

When: Friday 18th August, 10am to 1pm
Where: Logan Entertainment Centre
Tickets: $15pp
www.loganentertainmentcentre.com.au

The Boy from Oz

Following his dazzling career, The Boy from Oz details Peter Allen’s life, from beginnings in the town of Armidale, through to his colourful and memorable performances in America. A star-student line-up joins Peter in this fascinating and often surprising insight into his life and loves. This superb musical features an array of Peter Allen tunes, including When I Get My Name in Lights, Tenterfield Saddler and Quiet Please, There’s a Lady on Stage.

When: 4th August to 2nd September
Where: Brisbane Arts Theatre, Petrie Terrace
Tickets: From $44pp
www.artstheatre.com.au/show/boyfromoz

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