Anywhere Festival

Theatre Review: Jane from H.R. is hosting her first Gumtree Orgy, and we’re all invited!

May 14, 2019

Anywhere Festival is in full swing in the River City and while theatre fans are hopping from one curious venue to another, Jane from H.R. is hosting her first orgy at the Metropolitan Motor Inn in Brisbane’s Spring Hill. Presented by Lady Beard & Co., Gumtree Orgy is both wickedly funny and heart-achingly timely, as […]

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Interview: Real Live Fake News‘ Ben Keane on improv, news, and selling out (in the good way!)

May 8, 2019

Improv inspired by audience submitted real news stories, performed at the iconic ABC building in South Bank? Small wonder that Real Live Fake News‘ one night only performance has already sold out, and has a wait list for tickets! We caught up with performer and producer Ben Keane ahead of Friday night’s show, to talk […]

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Interview: Dorothy May talks I Can Fly, Anywhere Festival, and the healing power of humour

May 7, 2019

Performance artist and teacher Dorothy May has a one night only engagement in Brisbane this weekend, as part of May’s annual Anywhere Festival. Ahead of her show at events-space-cum-circus-school The Sideshow, located in Brisbane’s West End, we caught up with her for a quick chat! First of all, what’s I Can Fly about? This show […]

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9 shows you’d be mad to miss at this year’s Anywhere Festival in Queensland

May 3, 2018

Anywhere Festival returns to Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast for a jam-packed seventh year, boldly breaking shows out of the confines of the theatre and putting them on just about anywhere. From local shops and bars to train stations and burnt out skate arenas, no location is off limits for Anywhere’s collection of emerging artists […]

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Brisbane’s Anywhere Festival announces prediction busting numbers for 2016 season

July 13, 2016

Breaking attendance predictions made for every year up until 2019, the 2016 Brisbane Anywhere Festival has cemented itself as one of the most successful in the festival’s history – excellent news, just as cuts to arts funding are already causing damage to the industry’s small to medium sector groups. Productions this year took place at abandoned […]

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Anywhere Festival Review: Gremlins, Red Hill Skate Arena, Brisbane (performances to May 21)

May 6, 2016

A curious race of flight-obsessed creatures has crash landed in the remains of the Red Hill Skate Arena, just outside the Brisbane CBD. Eager to get back to “upground”, the Gremlins have thrown open the cabin doors, inviting passengers to join them as they take to the skies with their budget airline Airlinius Hippopotamus. Please […]

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Top 5 must-see shows at Anywhere Festival 2016

May 3, 2016

On Thursday, Anywhere Festival opens in Brisbane, for another month of innovative and independent performance, taking place just about anywhere except a theatre. With so much going on, us good folks here at the AU Review have decided to make things a little easier for you and compiled a list of the top 5 shows you’d […]

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7 Arts Events Not to Miss in Australia This Month (May 2016)

May 2, 2016

Time to take a look at seven of the must-see arts events happening around Australia this month – May 2016, and it’s a eclectic mix if there ever was one: Sydney Comedy Festival With the Melbourne International Comedy Festival finished for the year, it’s time for the Sydney Comedy Festival to take the comedic festival mantlepiece. Many comedians […]

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Gustoff Gremlin on aeronautical engineering, Stefan’s Big Sky Pricker, and why Brisbane is the perfect spot to launch a new budget airline.

April 28, 2016

In 2010, a family of green-skinned creatures crash landed at Woodford Folk Festival and, for the past six years, have been trying to get back in the air. After appearances at the Adelaide Fringe and Cairns Festival, Anywhere Festival has invited the Gremlins back to make another attempt at taking to the skies, and Brisbane […]

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