There’s nothing like a live performance or show to keep the kids entertained during the school holidays. There’s plenty of concerts, films and shows during the winter school holidays including the following shows.
La Boite Theatre Company
Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts 4 -11 July
Get ready to see Roald Dahl’s witty words come to life as your favourite nursery rhymes are flipped upside-down and turned inside-out.
Join Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White, Goldilocks and Jack and his mum, plus an extraordinary array of pigs, bears, beanstalks and dwarfs in a higgledy-piggledy mash-up of hilarious fairytale mayhem.
Seriously funny and frighteningly silly, Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts is the perfect school holiday entertainment. Buy Now….
Queensland Ballet’s Peter Pan 26 Jun to 11 Jul
Take the hand of Peter Pan and come on a journey to Neverland…
Wendy and her two brothers literally fly into the adventure of a lifetime when Peter Pan leads them to a fantastical dream world of fairies, mermaids, pirates, and one very large crocodile.
With swashbuckling swordfights, giant puppets and breathtaking flying sequences, Trey McIntyre’s Peter Pan uses a brilliant mix of dance and theatre to tell the tale of the boy who wouldn’t grow up. Told from a child’s perspective, this imaginative, poignant ballet re-interprets J M Barrie’s famous story with wit, verve and a distinctly modern spirit. Peter Pan may not have grown up, but his story has. Buy now…
Mister Maker 7th & 8th July
Experience Mister Maker live on stage! With catchy songs, creative makes and special guests The Shapes, this arty party is a treat for the whole family.
Delivering all your favourite parts of the popular TV series in a fun, fast paced format, Mister Maker’s live show has delighted families across the world and now comes to the Concert Hall for the only Queensland performances of the national tour!
Appealing to parents and mini makers alike, the show will be packed full of fantastic makes, and a vast array of songs and dances with Mister Maker and his sidekicks The Shapes! Buy now….
Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream Sat 27th-Mon 29th June
Classic meets contemporary in Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream! Join your favourite Disney Princesses in a celebration of 75 years of Disney Princess stories, including two-modern day princesses, Rapunzel and Tiana; the always elegant Cinderella; and the princess who started it all, Snow White. Laugh at Disney’s hilarious hair-raising escapade, Tangled, as Rapunzel; her unlikely companion, Flynn; and Maximus, the Captain of the Guard’s determined horse; embark on an uproarious journey that takes adventure to new lengths! Travel to the enchanted forest with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs as Snow White escapes from the Evil Queen in her search for her one true love. Watch as fanciful dreams become reality as Cinderella meets her Prince Charming, with a glass slipper fit for an unforgettable fantasy come true. And boogie to the beat of the bayou in a magical, musical journey that celebrates the story of The Princess and the Frog with Princess Tiana and Prince Naveen. Buy now….
Royal International Convention Centre
Hi-5 House of Dreams Wed 1st July
The sun is setting and it’s time for the big Hi-5 sleepover party! With the help of Chats, the Dream Master, and her magical Dream Catcher, your Hi-5 friends journey on some wild, wonderful and wacky dream adventures!
In Hi-5 House of Dreams Ainsley, Dayen, Mary, Stevie and Tanika enter the world of dreams, finding themselves in the jungle, fairy gardens, outer space, underwater and even in the super cool world of superheroes! Each dream comes alive on the stage with vivid lighting, colourful projections, exciting stage design and of course, a whole lot of Hi-5 magic! Buy now…
Brisbane Arts Theatre
Sleeping Beauty 16th June-15th August
When the Bad Fairy becomes aware that she wasn’t invited to Princess Crystal’s christening, she casts a nasty spell-in-waiting to greet the Princess on her 16th birthday. A rest of a hundred years may soon be the fate of the entire kingdom. Meanwhile, Prince Goodheart of Fingleshire and his loyal servant Simon are on a quest for true love. Will the two families of neighbouring kingdoms cross paths? Buy now…
Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre
Little Red Riding Hood 30 June to 4 July, 2015 • 10am & 1pm daily
In the Fame tradition the show will include a large cast of singers, dancers and actors, fabulous settings, costumes, music and dances in its one hour running time.
Fame has a long and prestigious history of producing vibrant quality shows.
Give your children a live theatre experience in the June/July school holidays. Buy now…
Broncos Leagues Club
Nickleby the Magician presents The Greatest Kids Show on Earth Wed 8th July 11am
Nickleby The Magician is fast becoming one of Australia’s favourite children’s entertainers. His NEW show “The Greatest Kid’s Show On Earth” will appear in Brisbane for one day only!
This action packed show combines world record escapes, illusions, comedy & a special guest appearance from his latest assistant “The Xtreme Illusionist”
For your chance to witness something totally unique don’t miss this award winning magic show. Buy now…
Redland Performing Arts Centre
The Fairies – Fairy Dancing Girl Monday 6 July, 11am
The hour-long show featuring Australia’s favourite fairies, will have your own fairies, pixies, elves, bees and wizards up on their feet, oohing and aahing at the dancing; giggling and laughing at Barnaby, Wizzy & Elf’s antics and even more in love with their heroines Harmony and Rhapsody. Buy Now….
The 26-Storey Treehouse Saturday 11 July, 10.30am, 1pm & 3.30pm
Best-selling author Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton’s much loved book comes to life! Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up!
Andy and Terry had such a ball with their crash-landing entry into the world of theatre with The 13-Storey Treehouse, they’re back for more…13 storeys more, in fact. AND YOU’RE INVITED! Buy now…
Brisbane Jnr Theatre
Hairspray jnr 3rd-4th July
HAIRSPRAY JR, based on the film and hit stage musical of the same name —
winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical — has been adapted for young
performers as part of the MTI Broadway Junior Collection. With a host of parts
for a wide cross-section of students and an abundance of energetic production
numbers, HAIRSPRAY JR is a show that will celebrate your students’ diversity
and bring audiences to their feet with its positive message and uproarious
sense of humour. Buy now…