Brisbane Spectrum Friday 27th March 2015
This week we gear up for the school holidays and the staging of a Disney Classic at the Brisbane Arts Theatre. Director, Paje Battilana, takes us behind the scenes of the “Little Mermaid Jr.”
Comedian Gerry Connolly replaces Alan Jones, as he hops aboard the SS American for “Anything Goes.” We talk to his co-stars about this nautical romp.
DJ Sparky takes us through the winners of the 2015 APRA Music Awards, and why Ed Sheeran is becoming a TV Soapie Star.
And this year marks the 100th Anniversary of the birth of “Old Blue Eyes”, Frank Sinatra (pictured). Musical Director, Alan Davidson raises the curtain on a World Premiere Tribute launching here in Brisbane.
Brisbane Spectrum Friday 20th March 2015
This week we go backstage of the Community Theatre World Premiere of “Saturday Night Fever” (pictured) with Director Madeleine Johns.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee opens at the Brisbane Arts, a show that is bound to spell success for the community company. We’ll find out why.
DJ Sparky details the latest releases from Country Superstars Troy Cassar-Daley and Lee Kernaghan, as well as what has got Glen Wheatley all heated up.
And everything seems to be turning green at QPAC, and Ross Cunningham, Director of Presenter Services, is about to serve up another delicious feast of Green Jam.
Brisbane Spectrum Friday 13th March 2015
We announce the winners from the glittering Matilda Awards held earlier this week.
It’s a tale as old as wine, but refreshing with a modern twist. We go backstage of “Beauty and the Beast” with Director Jason Ward Kennedy.
Theatre Reviewer, Eric Scott, gives his thoughts on the production of “Humble Boy” at Centenary Theatre.
DJ Sparky joins in the roasting of Justin Bieber, and Delta Goodrem passes out cold on the set of The Voice.
Queensland Ballet Artistic Director, Li Cunxin, updates us on the sellout season of La Sylphide and the plans to tour this production to London.
And life on the road with Cirque Du Soleil. We venture under the Grand Chapiteau to reveal what’s headed to Brisbane in their latest production of “Totem.” (pictured)
Brisbane Spectrum Friday 6th March 2015
On this weeks show, the successful Hobart Baroque early music festival is heading north and from this year will be known as Brisbane Baroque. We’ll find out what’s in store for music lovers.
Mousetrap Theatre are preparing to raise the curtain on a Shakespeare classic with their rendition of “Romeo & Juliet.” We chat with the Director, Sandra Hines.
Theatre Reviewer, Eric Scott, gives his thoughts on the much loved Noeline Brown in “Mother & Son.”
DJ Sparky brings the tour announcement of Madonna Down Under, and Ciara’s rocky tour in Australia and New Zealand.
Get set to light up the dance floor as “Strictly Ballroom” plans for a Brisbane Season, and we talk with Heather Mitchell who plays Shirley Hastings in the Baz Luhrmann production. (pictured)
And the secret life of artist Francis Bacon goes under the spotlight in “Pope Head” coming to the Judith Wright. We chat with UK actor Garry Roost, who brings this unique story to life.