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Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble 2019 Season Launch

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by Natasha Poynton (subscribe)
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The QSE finished 2018 on a high. Capping off an amazing year, this ensemble group has got even bigger things planned for 2019.

Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble, QSE, Brisbane, Theatre, live, performance, production, Roma St Parkland
www.qldshakespeare.org


Henry IV is not a play performed in Australia often, but the QSE are getting set to tackle it as their 2019 project in August.

Described as a drunken comedic tale of rebellion, bitter rivalry and redemption, this epic play focuses on the concept of honour. The production will be performed in the beautiful surrounds of the Roma St Parkland and features QSE's core ensemble and musicians.

Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble, QSE, Brisbane, Theatre, live, performance, production, Roma St Parkland


Throughout the year, QSE conducts training which is accessible to all. They offer courses on the Linklater technique as well as the opportunity for young actors to undertake an intensive holiday course, working alongside the ensemble's regulars. Workshops are held the Geoffrey Rush Drama Studio, UQ.

Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble, QSE, Brisbane, Theatre, live, performance, production, Roma St Parkland


Throughout 2019, QSE remains committed to working within the community. The Shakespeare Prison Project remains a focus, as do the offer of Training Scholarships, giving those who might not otherwise have a chance to see much live theatre, a chance to enjoy the performances.

QSE is also available throughout much of 2019 to tour school, workplaces and festivals, with original and highly entertaining performances of the Half-Hour Hamlet, Instant Romeo and Juliet and Midsummer Mechanicals.

Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble, QSE, Brisbane, Theatre, live, performance, production, Roma St Parkland


But 2018 isn't quite finished yet for QSE.

From the 7th - 11th November, The Blood Votes will be performed at Holy Trinity Parish Hall, Church Street, Fortitude Valley. Tickets are $35 with discounts offered to groups. School groups are invited to attend matinee sessions.

The Blood Votes is a new play by Michael Futcher and covers a period of Australian history not often discussed. Focusing on the question of conscription, the play looks at two referendums which were narrowly voted down by the Australian public as the Great War was still raging.

Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble, QSE, Brisbane, Theatre, live, performance, production, Roma St Parkland
Me at the QSE 2019 season launch


If 2018 is anything to go by, 2019 is going to be a hugely successful and entertaining year for the Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble. Look out for tickets to performances closer to the scheduled dates on their website.
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Why? Hilarious tales, tragedy, drama and historic moments - Shakespeare covers it all
When: 2019
Phone: 0411172390
Where: Please see website for details about specific performances
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