The Empire Theatre Reopens

After a forced closure due to social distancing requirements, the Empire Theatre in Toowoomba has struck back at Covid 19 reopening to a series of small performances promoted as The Empire Strikes Back. As a Star Wars fan, I love the title. It's very apt. But this post is not about Star Wars but the … Continue reading The Empire Theatre Reopens

Queensland Symphony Orchestra – Sounds from the Deep

On the weekend Bec and I went to see the Queensland Symphony Orchestra at the Empire Theatre for their performance of Sounds from the Deep. It has been many years since I have seen an orchestra perform live. As a very young child, I can remember  going to see an orchestra at the Festival Theatre … Continue reading Queensland Symphony Orchestra – Sounds from the Deep

The Bolshoi Ballet – Spartacus

Last month Bec and I went to see a simulcast of the Bolshoi Ballet’s performance of Spartacus. Performed in Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre in the Queensland Performing Arts Centre at Southbank, the performance was streamed out to regional centres across Queensland, including Toowoomba, Cairns, Mt Isa, Gladstone and Bundaberg. Interestingly Brisbane is the only Australian stop on … Continue reading The Bolshoi Ballet – Spartacus