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Anywhere Theatre Festival 2014

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The Anywhere Theatre Festival is one that excites, captivates and intrigues audiences with something out of the ordinary. If this sounds like something that you might enjoy, then mark 7 to 18 May on your calendar. Expect passionate theatre performances at bookshops, parks, churches, sheds, cafes, studios and even hair salons. If it's unconventional, nontraditional and unusual, then you'll experience it at the Festival.

There are plenty of events to suit anyone and everyone, but here are a few of my highlights below.

Wumblebutt
Your kids will love Wumblebutt. Dress up as your favourite fantasy character and head to the Roma Street Parkland for this hilarious comedy. Follow the old wizard on his journey to find a pair of golden underpants.

Forgotten Fables
Forgotten Fables will be another favourite amongst youngsters. It is an interactive puppetry experience at Bent Books, West End. The Curator is getting all the fairytales from around the world mixed up. Are you able to help him?

Renaissance: The Best of Baroque
Love music from the Baroque Period? Then you'll love Renaissance: The Best of Baroque. Featuring works by Gluck, Handel, Vivaldi and Purcell, this intimate performance is not to be missed.

Songbirds 3.5 Girl: Interrupted
If you're into musicals then don't miss Songbirds 3.5 Girl: Interrupted. You'll get a feast of classics as well as the latest musical numbers in this musical theatre cabaret with a story that will surprise.

Songbirds 3.5 Girl: Interrupted
Songbirds 3.5 Girl: Interrupted. Image Christopher Thomas Photography


Topology House Parties
When you're in the mood for partying head to Topology House Parties. Play some board games, groove to party tunes, and sip on cocktails. Sounds like the perfect night!

Puzzled?
Puzzled? features performers between the ages of 10 and 16 from Flipside Circus. Anyone and everyone will enjoy this spectacle as performers tumble, climb and contort their way through the show.

2014 - When We Were Idiots
For something completely out of the ordinary, participate in 2014 - When We Were Idiots. Yes, it will be hilarious, entertaining and absolutely fascinating. This is a comedy walking tour that involves wooing at parts of Fortitude Valley, gaping at hipsters, and, if you're brave enough, shouting at strangers.

Drunk Shakespeare
Drunk Shakespeare is exactly that. A group of trained actors (and one of them has been drinking) will present a Shakespearean play.

forgotten fables
Forgotten Fables. Image anywherefest.com


Sweet Meniscus
Enjoy choreographer Joseph Stewart's new dance work Sweet Meniscus. Held at Spring Hill Baths, three Queensland Ballet dancers will star in this performance.

Macbeth
This adaptation of Macbeth is one that will send chills down your spine. Join Macbeth, the witches and the goddess Hecate at a suburban house for an evening of insanity.

We Are All Ghosts
This is a story about three friends who reunite 10 years after the death of their mutual friend. They decide to meet at their dead friend's abandoned house and as they exchange stories, the house eerily begins to stir. We Are All Ghosts is about friendship, love, life and the afterlife.

Alice's Adventures Underground
Follow Alice as she goes down the rabbit hole and see what's in store for you at Alice's Adventures Underground! This classic tale is brought to you by The Faultline Syndicate with a modern twist, though it's just as absurd and adventurous.

2014 - When We Were Idiots
2014 - When We Were Idiots. Image anywherefest.com
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Why? To experience something out of the ordinary
When: Wednesday 7 - Sunday 18 May 2014
Phone: 07 3102 4683
Where: Various locations in Brisbane. Check article for details
Cost: Free and ticketed events. Check website for details.
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