Brisbane’s theatre goes anywhere

Director Paul Osuch launches the third, and maybe final Anywhere Theatre Festival. Credit: Shirley Way. It’s a homegrown success which, sadly, may end. The Anywhere Theatre Festival, which performs anywhere except in a theatre, featured more performances in 2012 than the Brisbane Festival and World Theatre Festival combined to an audience of 66,000. A stunning figure given the festival played to about 4,000 people in 2011 – its first year. At this year’s festival launch, Anywhere Theatre Festival director Paul Osuch said: “In the first two years of the festival, we’ve had 83 world premieres of local works and by the end of this festival, it will be 170.” “The Anywhere Theatre Festival is all about putting Brisbane on the… Read More →