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 pompous, 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
Tickets: From $95pp
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 they 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
The Boy from Oz
Following his dazzling career, The Boy from Oz details Peter Allenâ€™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, Thereâ€™s a Lady on Stage.
When: 4th August to 2nd September
Where: Brisbane Arts Theatre, Petrie Terrace
Tickets: From $44pp