Past Shows


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

2016 – Le Dieu du carnage

Le Dieu du carnage (God of Carnage) Growl Theatre brought French theatre to Brisbane for a second year in a row! The play was performed entirely in French with the inclusion of English surtitles (displayed above the stage).... Read More

2016 – The Constant Wife

The Constant Wife by W Somerset Maugham Our 3rd show for 2016 was a tale about duplicitous dealings, infidelity and the battle of the sexes. This play raised interesting questions about love, lust and the manoeuvres of marriage.... Read More

2016 – Blackadder the Third

 
Blackadder returned to Growl Theatre for a second year. This time the sarcastic Blackadder was the butler to the ridiculous Prince George, lover of enormous trousers. He's supported by his ever faithful sidekick Baldrick, the man who never changes his trousers.... Read More

2016 – Harvey

Our first show for 2016 was a great hit! A strong cast of new and familiar faces put on this hilarious production, playing to almost full houses multiple nights. ... Read More