Anywhere Theatre Festival

Arts for everyone, right where they live.

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Independent artists at 2016 Anywhere Theatre Festival break predictions… for 2019!

Anywhere Festival breaks predictions… for 2019 The 2016 Anywhere Festival in Brisbane showed why local independent artists are a powerhouse with a reach and impact beyond expectations to stake a claim as one of Queensland’s major performance events. Over 18 days in May, 438 performances of theatre, dance, music, comedy, poetry, circus, magic and much more were […]

Pictured (L to R): Miss Laine,  Alicia Cush, and Zoe Georgakis-Ray. Picture Credit: Geoff Lawrence, Creative Futures Photography.

Review: Anywhere Festival 2016…. And the winners are…..

Pictured: Australian Modern at the Anywhere Festival 2016. Picture Credit: Geoff Lawrence, Creative Futures Photography.   18 days, 420 performances, 84%+ sold, 63 locations.  The May 2016 Anywhere Festival transformed Brisbane—opening up many of the more unusual places across the local area, and giving our ‘creatives’ a chance to shine. Audience members had the opportunity to nominate […]

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And the inaugural Anywhere Award winners are…

Welcome to the inaugural Anywhere Awards! The Anywhere Awards are our way of acknowledging a fraction of the outstanding work at 2016 Anywhere Festival. Over the last 18 days there have been 420 performances across 63 locations (plus some) in Brisbane, Logan, Sunshine Coast and Ipswich. This year has been amazing as well as the […]

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REVIEW – Awful/Big Adventure

Though it needs a little more time to grow up, the Suicide Ensemble’s loudest & proudest work promises an unforgettable experience for the curious explorer.

Pictured (L to R): Miss Laine,  Alicia Cush, and Zoe Georgakis-Ray. Picture Credit: Geoff Lawrence, Creative Futures Photography.

Review: Gin and Sin Jazz Salon

Pictured (L to R): Miss Laine, Alicia Cush, and Zoe Georgakis-Ray. Picture Credit: Geoff Lawrence, Creative Futures Photography.   There are some people who just know how to throw a party. Chris Osborne and Susan Bennett certainly know how to mix the perfect ingredients: take one Australian Modern home, invite some of Brisbane’s most-talented musicians, […]

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Review: The Tempest

Running both as part of Anywhere Festival and Newfarm Nash Theatre’s own season, The Tempest took place in one of the rooms that is part of the Merthyr Road Uniting Church. There is a small canteen that serves drinks, but be warned you cannot bring an unfinished drink into the performance space. With other Anywhere […]