What do Australia’s most in demand live-singing drag queen, two Irish folk performers, an Australian rock icon and a bunch of comedians have in common? All are headed for Ipswich Civic Centre this May.
Prada’s Priscillas: An all-male revue (May 11)
Flanked by gorgeous men, lead singer Prada Clutch and her ‘girls’, take you on a journey from where it all began with Les Girls in the 60s, across the Aussie outback with Priscilla Queen of the Desert in the 90s, and into 2018 with a celebration of today’s music icons.
The 90-minute all-male revue features some of Priscilla Queen of the Desert’s greatest hits including I Love the Night Life, Go West, Shake Your Groove Thing, Finally, and I Will Survive. There are also a few surprise hits from some of today’s music icons and divas that have inspired drag performances around the world.
The show is headlined by Prada Clutch; one of Australia’s most in demand live-singing drag queens and creatively directed by one of Australia’s original Les Girls of Kings Cross, Monique Kelly.
Foster and Allen (May 8)
Legendary Irish folk music duo Foster and Allen are stars across the globe, having 30 new-release charting albums over a 40-year career, the only act in the world to do so.
This legendary Irish folk music act began in 1975 when Mick Foster and Tony Allen formed their duo after many years of playing together. Their big break came with the single A Bunch of Thyme which stayed in the Irish charts for an unbelievable 53 weeks and became a number one single in the British Top 20.
Foster and Allen’s mega-hits include Old Flames & Maggie which has seen them amass record sales in excess of 20 million worldwide. Their style and easy listening sound remains as fresh and exciting as ever. Join them on their 2019 Australian tour.
James Reyne – A Crawl to Now (May 18)
A Crawl To Now is a 90-minute live show featuring songs selected from over 20 albums. Reyne will be joined on stage by renowned guitarist Josh Owen in acoustic duo format.
Reyne’s songs have provided the soundtrack to endless Australian summers, including The Boys Light Up, Reckless, Beautiful People, Lakeside, Daughters Of The Northern Coast, Fall Of Rome, Hammerhead, Motor’s Too Fast, and Slave.
Up, Up and Away! (May 28)
Are you ready for take-off?
Travel with Up, Up & Away! in this riotous dance cabaret on a once-in-a-lifetime journey around the world. The sassy stewardesses are your live in-flight entertainment system which features more than enough razzle-dazzle from the swing and retro eras to keep you occupied during your fabulous journey.
Join the shenanigans through spectacular dance numbers and captivating harmonies as the crew from First Class, Business Class and Economy demonstrate what NEVER goes on at 39,000 feet.
Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow (May 14)
Looking for a laugh? The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is coming to town.
For 20 years the Melbourne International Comedy Festival has been touring far and wide, bringing giggles, guffaws and good times to Australia and further afield.
This year’s line-up is Daniel connell, John Hastings (UK), Josh Early, Rahul Subramanian and Mel Buttle.
Grab a mate, grab a date… grab a ticket to the Roadshow!
Billionaire Boy (May 30)
Twelve year old Joe has everything a boy could ever want, from a golden underwater Ferrari to his very own cinema. Joe and his dad have more money than you could imagine, but what Joe really needs is a friend. When Joe arrives at his new school, life really gets tough. Facing the school bully, his dad’s new girlfriend and the world’s worst school canteen, Joe is about to learn that money might buy you a lot in Raj’s shop, but it can’t buy you everything.
David Walliams’ best-selling books comes to life on stage for six to 12 year olds – and their adults. Don’t miss this original Australian adaptation as the team behind Mr Stink and The 13-, 26-, 52- and 78-Storey Treehouses live on stage return with songs, laughs and yes, that cat sick and sweet potato mash from the canteen…