Take your family on a magical musical adventure at QPAC. Join the talented musicians of Queensland Symphony Orchestra, and discover a world of sound like never before.
Bickering snails, neurotic snakes, opera singing mice and a cranky man out to capture a bird: welcome to a swamp like no other!
Using jaw dropping shadow puppets made from household objects and bits of rubbish, acclaimed Bunk Puppets puppeteer Jeff Achtem creates a wildly imaginative gurgling adventure about life in a swamp.
6 – 10 July 2021 – Get tickets here
Alice in Wonderland at QPAC
For the first time ever at QPAC, the internationally acclaimed theatrical masterpiece, Alice in Wonderland.
Experience Lewis Carroll’s timeless classic, playing for a strictly limited season!
Meet the White Rabbit, the eccentric Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat and of course the boisterous Queen of Hearts as a cast of brilliant actors bring over 20 curious characters to life.
6 to 8 Jul 2021 – Get tickets here
EMIL AND THE DETECTIVES
Never underestimate the determination of a child!
Young Emil catches a train to visit family in the big city, when a sinister stranger steals something valuable. But the thief soon discovers Emil was not such an easy target. A group of quick-thinking and resourceful children rally around Emil. Can a bunch of kids work together to uncover and outsmart the true criminal?
14 to 18 Jul 2021 – Get your tickets here
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
A delectable musical treat, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory features songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination”, “The Candy Man” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket”, alongside a brand new, toe-tapping and ear-tickling score.
Willy Wonka is opening his marvellous and mysterious chocolate factory to a lucky few. That includes Charlie Bucket, whose bland life is about to sweeten with colour and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerising joyride through a world of pure imagination.
Now’s your chance to experience the wonders of Wonka! Get ready for the Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, costumes, sets and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper!
2 September – bookings here
The Nutcracker at QPAC
Be captivated by an enchanting Christmas Eve story, featuring a dance by the Sugar Plum fairy and a Waltz of the Flowers in the Land of the Sweets.
Share the festive tradition with family and friends as Queensland Ballet brings the lovable characters of The Nutcracker to life.
16 to 23 Dec 2021: Book your tickets here