Past Shows


2019 – Cosi

A terrific play about madness, illusion, sanity… and theatre. What happens when you take a manic depressive, junkie, mute, overeater, doped-up musician, obsessive compulsive and pyromaniac and try to get them to perform a Mozart opera? The answer is Cosi, the popular Australian play by Louis Nowra. ... Read More

2019 – Summer Wonderland

A hilarious Christmas comedy about fake snow, fairy lights, and the great Australian Dream.

Life was supposed to work out differently for Foster Jones. Dreams of travelling the world were put on hold to support his overbearing and unemployed father, Bob.

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2018 – Fumo negli occhi

Italian theatre is back in Brisbane for a second year!  After last year's sell-out Italian language production, Danteatro and Growl Theatre are collaborating again to present a show entirely in Italian. With English translation displayed above the stage (surtitles) for those who don't speak the language, or for hearing impaired.

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2018 – My Pet Human

A heart-warming comedy about people dogs and their pet dogs humans.

When Ben finds a lost clueless Fox Terrier pup, Bow, his world is turned upside down when he encounters an extraordinary bunch of Canine lovers. With their assistance Ben grows to understand the special bond between humans and their pet dogs.

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2018 – Figaro

Figaro by Charles Morey Freely adapted from Beaumarchais’ “Le Mariage de Figaro” A delightful comedy about a scheming servant, a lecherous Count and the smart women in their lives. He’s getting married in the morning, and the ambitious Figaro (servant, barber, professional mischief-maker) couldn’t be happier. But with everybody scheming to come between him and his bride, Figaro will need all his cunning to make it down the aisle.... Read More

2018 – Hamlet

Hamlet Written by William Shakespeare. Adapted by James Elliott. This adaptation of Hamlet, played by an all female cast, looks at the existential relationship between actor and character, character and soul, and soul and actor. The question is asked: “What if Hamlet became aware that his existence is fictional; merely a character in a play?”... Read More

2017 – Italian Theatre Double Bill

  Growl Theatre and Danteatro Brisbane present an Italian language double bill (with English surtitles). The production consisted of two one act plays: L’uomo nudo e l’uomo in frak (One Was Nude and One Wore Tails) and Il carnevale degli insetti (Carnival of the Insects). ... Read More

2017 – The Hollow

In The Hollow by Agatha Christie, an unhappy game of romantic follow-the-leader explodes into murder. ... Read More

Play It Again, Sam

2017 – Play It Again, Sam

Woody Allen’s hilarious and actually rather moving comedy, Play It Again, Sam brings fabulous 1960s fashion and trade-mark neurotics to the Growl Theatre stage ... Read More

2017 – Lend Me A Tenor

Lend Me a Tenor by Ken Ludwig is filled with frenzied hilarity, filled with mistaken identities, forbidden romances, slamming doors, and a coterie of characters that the New York Times calls “one of the two great farces by a living writer.” ... Read More