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Australia - Brisbane Critics Wanted

BWW is always seeking talented theater enthusiasts to head up feature coverage our over 130 regional areas. As a Contributing Editor, you will have the opportunity to review the shows of your choice, conduct interviews with local and touring talent, design features of your own choosing for publishing, and work/network with your local theater press reps to bring exposure to the theatrical offerings in your area.

All applicants should have excellent writing skills and an interest for giving local theaters and productions some prominence on

Your compensation as a featured writer with us not only includes exclusive press seats to all of the shows you cover (as is standard in your area and arranged between you and the theater) but also the opportunity to be published under your own byline and publishing profile on both the local and main pages of the site for maximum exposure to our 5M+ monthly visitors.

If this sounds like you, please send a resume and one writing sample to

Past Shows

Shrek The Musical
7/9 - 9/3/2022

SHREK THE MUSICAL, based on the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to life on stage. ...

Charlotte's Web
11/13 - 1/22/2022

11/13 - 12/31/2021

TEG Live in association with Tilted Windmills Theatricals, John Arthur Pinckard & David Carpenter, are proud to announce that PUFFS; or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years ...

Making Money
3/27 - 5/15/2021

The Royal Bank is facing a crisis, and it’s time for a change of management. The job certainly comes with a few problems. The chief ...

The Rainbow Fish
4/3 - 4/17/2021

Everybody knows the international bestseller and award-winning book,The Rainbow Fish, with its wonderful message of friendship and belonging. With shiny, multi-colored scales, Rainbow Fish is ...

The Tale of Peter Rabbit
9/19 - 11/14/2020

Peter Rabbit—unlike sisters Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail—is following the advice of his tummy (and his cousin, Benjamin) versus the advice of his mother. Everyone (and ...

Feet of Clay
9/12 - 10/17/2020

Someone is killing Lord Vetinari, Patrician of Ankh-Morpork. No one knows who; no one knows why; and, worst of all, no one knows how—he just ...

Garfield, a chubby and sarcastic tabby cat, fantasizes about having the most amazing birthday in the history of birthdays. He deserves it for being the ...

The Woman in Black
8/1 - 9/5/2020

A solicitor is obsessed with a curse cast over him and his family by the spectre of a woman in black. He engages an eccentric ...

Pongo, a Dalmatian dog, and his Missis are expecting their first litter. They become jittery when obsessive fur collector Mrs Cruella de Vil arrives. When ...

Mary Poppins
5/30 - 7/18/2020

Mary Poppins is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, and astonishing stagecraft. The jack-of-all-trades, Bert, introduces us to England in ...

When the Bad Fairy becomes aware that she wasn't invited to Princess Crystal's christening, she casts a nasty spell-in-waiting to greet the princess on her ...

All-You-Can-Eat Meatball Day comes just once a year, and George had been waiting all month for that day—a day almost bigger than his birthday! In ...

Our House
3/4 - 5/16/2020

Through the music of ska-pop giants of the 1980s, Madness, this unique musical explores themes of love, growing up, responsibility and dealing with the loss ...

The Twits
1/25 - 4/11/2020

Bored with playing silly tricks on one another, the revolting and hideous Mr and Mrs Twit turn their attention to capturing and training a family ...

The 39 Steps
3/13 - 3/20/2020

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python, and you have a fast-paced whodunnit for anyone who loves ...

A Streetcar Named Desire
1/31 - 2/29/2020

Tennessee Williams' masterpiece play, set in steamy New Orleans, sees fading Southern belle Blanche DuBois arrive, seeking refuge after the loss of the family estate. ...

The Snow Queen
10/12 - 12/7/2019

As exciting as an adventure story, far more than a fairy tale, The Snow Queen is a magical musical perfect for the whole family. There ...

The Glass Menagerie
10/19 - 11/9/2019

More than 70 years after its Broadway opening, The Glass Menagerie continues to captivate and overwhelm audiences around the world with its intricate style and ...

James and the Giant Peach
7/20 - 10/5/2019

James and the Giant Peach is back in Roald Dahl’s classic tale, a favourite for young and old, and a great introduction to live theatre. ...

Reasons to Be Pretty
8/18 - 9/24/2019

Two couples face off and fall out in the critically-acclaimed Reasons to be Pretty, a fresh and illuminating insight into how we value female beauty ...

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest is a boisterous, ribald and ultimately devastating story of a psychiatric clinic and its residents. When Randle Patrick McMurphy ...

Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat
Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat
11/17 - 1/19/2019

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, The Cat in the Hat is sure to take Sally and her brother on ...

Avenue Q
Avenue Q
11/10 - 12/22/2018

Brisbane can’t get enough of the lovable, furry friends on Avenue Q. Back for its fifth outing, this Sesame Street rip-off for a mature audience ...

Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland
9/22 - 11/10/2018

This is one journey down the rabbit hole you won’t soon forget, as Alice ventures to the world of a very White Rabbit, a Mad ...

Men at Arms
Men at Arms
10/6 - 11/3/2018

When a string of seemingly random murders occurs among the Guilds of the city, it is up to Captain Samuel Vines and the Ankh-Morpork Night ...

50 Shades! The Musical Parody

Assembled by an orgy of comedy writers, strap yourself in for a stimulating and titillating romp! In this adults-only comedy, Anastasia Steele meets the debonair ...

8/18 - 9/22/2018

Emma Woodhouse is handsome, clever and rich, an assertive heroine who is dominant and all too powerful. Her plans are kind, to improve and instruct ...

The Real Story of Little Red Riding Hood

Girl goes to grandma’s house, girl meets wolf, wolf eats grandma! It's the same ol’ story. Or is it..? Discover the real story of a ...

We Will Rock YOu
We Will Rock YOu
5/26 - 8/11/2018

A small band of bohemians struggles to restore the free exchange of thought, fashion and live music in a distant future where everyone dresses, thinks ...

You've Got Hate Mail
You've Got Hate Mail
8/3 - 8/11/2018

In this multimedia age of email and texting, computers provide the perfect mask for normally discreet people to expose their wild sides. Escaping into a ...

The Real Housewives of Brisbane

It's the real housewives as you have never seen them before. Join the ladies for a wine- guzzling evening of social climbing and falling, as ...

The Crucible
The Crucible
4/7 - 5/19/2018

Set during the Salem witch trials, a puritan society believes in the power of darkness, and its ability to wreak havoc and destruction if it ...

2/24 - 3/31/2018

"Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek..." And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a ...

Clockwork Orange
Clockwork Orange
1/6 - 2/17/2018

t is the story of the individual versus society; the right to free will versus the collective good. Beneath the glossy exterior lies a dark ...

Beautry and the Beast
Beautry and the Beast
12/9 - 1/12/2018

In this fairy tale classic, love between a sweet young woman and a ghastly beast is only a heartbeat away....

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Pseudolus, the laziest slave in Rome, has but one wish: to purchase his freedom. When he finds out that Hero has fallen in love with ...

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

Pseudolus, the laziest slave in Rome, has but one wish: to purchase his freedom. When he finds out that Hero has fallen in love with ...

Lords and Ladies
Lords and Ladies
9/16 - 10/21/2017

ranny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg—the witches of Lancre—are the Discworld's only hope of rescue when elves threaten to take control with their hypnotic 'glamour'. Standing ...

Disney's The Little Mermaid
Disney's The Little Mermaid
9/9 - 10/14/2017

In a magical kingdom fathoms below, a beautiful young mermaid longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Adapted from Disney’s ...

The Boy From Oz
The Boy From Oz
8/12 - 9/8/2017

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 ...

The Woman in Black
The Woman in Black
6/10 - 7/15/2017

A solicitor is obsessed with a curse cast over him and his family by the spectre of a woman in black. He engages a sceptical ...

James and the Giant Peach
James and the Giant Peach
11/21 - 12/19/2015

Roald Dahl's classic tale comes to life as James escapes the clutches of the most revolting aunts in England—Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker. One day ...

Avenue Q
Avenue Q
10/17 - 10/19/2015

Fresh out of college, Princeton is seeking to make his mark on the world, but can only afford an apartment on Avenue Q. While it ...

Sulky Santa and the Boy Who Didn't Believe

Santa Claus has lost his Christmas spirit and has no interest in delivering this year’s presents. After Rudolph, Snowman and Elfis make several fruitless attempts ...

Wyrd Sisters
Wyrd Sisters
11/8 - 12/13/2014

Something is rotten in the state of Lancre. Duke Felmet has murdered the king, and his infant heir is only saved by the interference of ...

The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents

Maurice is a brilliant cat who has survived for years on the Discworld’s toughest streets. When he learns of talking rats and spots a kid ...

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Nurse Ratchett runs her ward with icy efficiency. With a firm hand on medication, treatment and basic necessities, her word is law and dissent is ...

The Addams Family
The Addams Family
8/9 - 9/13/2014

A new musical based on characters created by Charles Addams. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love. Wednesday ...

Charlotte's Web
Charlotte's Web
6/7 - 8/2/2014

When a spirited young pig arrives at Zuckerman’s farm, he struggles to make friends with the other barnyard animals. But when he learns of his ...

The Breakfast Club
The Breakfast Club
6/28 - 8/2/2014

Five high school students find themselves in detention one crisp Saturday morning. Each represents a different schoolyard stereotype – the jock, the thug, the nerd, ...

Avenue Q
Avenue Q
5/10 - 6/21/2014

Fresh out of college, Princeton is looking to take a bite out of the Big Apple. His Avenue Q apartment may be shabby, but his ...

Danny the Champion of the World

Nine-year-old Danny lives happily in a gypsy caravan with his father, but his world is turned upside down when he learns that his father poaches ...

Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
3/8 - 4/12/2014

When fashionable London types take up residence in the great manor house at Netherfield Park, the whole village of Meryton is sent into a spin. ...

The Great Fairytale Robbery
The Great Fairytale Robbery
1/21 - 3/29/2014

Sarah and Julie’s favourite characters are fading from the pages of their fairytale books. When the familiar faces appear pleading for help on their bedroom ...

Mixed Doubles
Mixed Doubles
2/1 - 3/1/2014

Mixed Doubles is a mirror held up to marriage, through a series of 8 short plays. Linked by witty monologues, the 8 different angles of ...

What's New Pussycat
What's New Pussycat
1/7 - 1/18/2014

Think you know the story of Puss in Boots? Think again! This brand new adaption combines the fun of the original story with contemporary pop ...

Little Shop of Horrors
11/9 - 12/21/2013

Life is hard on Skid Row, and no one knows that more than Seymour. In the aftermath of a sudden solar eclipse, Seymour discovers an ...

What's New Pussycat?
11/30 - 12/21/2013

Think you know the story of Puss in Boots? Think again! This brand new adaption combines the fun of the original story with contemporary pop ...

9/21 - 11/23/2013

As the daughter of the mighty Algonquin Chief Powhatan, Pocahontas is a friend to human, animal and nature alike. When the English settlers start the ...

Strange Attractor
9/28 - 10/26/2013

Deep in Western Australia’s mining country, against the blood-red landscape of the Pilbara, a cyclone has wreaked havoc in a remote railway construction camp. Now, ...

Sleeping Beauty & The Beast
6/25 - 8/25/2013

Princess Rose has been enchanted into endless sleep by the Wicked Faerie, and it is up to Prince Charming to save her! Unfortunately, the Prince ...

A New Way To Pay Old Debts
7/26 - 8/24/2013

A classic tale of what really matters in life – Money. Love. And the odd beer or two. Featuring one of literatures most infamous villains, ...

Seussical: The Musical
6/22 - 7/20/2013

Follow the adventures of Horton, an elephant who one day hears voices coming from a speck of dust. Horton soon discovers the existence of the ...

5/24 - 6/15/2013

In Germany, a man advertises in the local classifieds for someone willing to let him eat them. A young man responds. The events of the ...


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The Empire Theatre (4/27 - 4/27)
35MM: A Musical Exhibition in Australia - Brisbane 35MM: A Musical Exhibition
PIP Theatre (4/18 - 5/4)
Beauty and the Beast the Musical in Australia - Brisbane Beauty and the Beast the Musical
Lyric Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (2/17 - 5/19)
Blood Brothers in Australia - Brisbane Blood Brothers
Ghostlight Theatre Co. (4/19 - 5/4)
Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap in Australia - Brisbane Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap
The Empire (7/23 - 7/24)
The Woman In Black in Australia - Brisbane The Woman In Black
QPAC - Playhouse (4/30 - 5/11)
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The Brisbane Golf Club (3/8 - 12/6)

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