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Start 2020 with These Unmissable QPAC Events in Southbank Brisbane

Posted in Local Events @ Dec 18th 2019 11:10am - By Administrator
Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus Photo Credit: Clare Hawley // QPAC

Start 2020 with These Unmissable Events at QPAC
For the best start to 2020, or the perfect excuse to visit Brisbane this summer, head to South Bank for a world-class live show at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre. January’s lineup is nothing short of exciting, including a new seasonal run of The Book of Mormon as well as five exclusive performances from internationally renowned magicians Penn and Teller.

With our Southbank accommodation at The Capitol Apartments, relax within walking distance of QPAC and its unmissable monthly events, where we offer modern Brisbane City apartments for travellers, tourists, couples and families, fully self-contained with everything needed to feel at home in Queensland’s most vibrant city. A mere stone’s throw away, here’s everything that will take place at QPAC South Bank this January:

The Book of Mormon Brisbane

Straight from Broadway and the West End, The Book of Mormon returns to Brisbane in 2020 with an unmissable month-long run at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre. Hailed as one of the funniest musical comedies of the last decade, The Book of Mormon - created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone of South Park - is all set to stun Queensland audiences with a full-scale production that leaves nothing behind.

Featuring all the famous songs - such as “I Believe”, “You and Me (But Mostly Me)” and “Hello!” - an incredible cast and the original Broadway story that follows two mismatched Mormon missionaries in war-torn Uganda, The Book of Mormon is a must-see show for musical lovers and anyone looking to begin 2020 with a smile. For one whole month, The Book of Mormon takes over QPAC with matinee and evening performances starting January 3.

Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus

The most dramatic works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be literally taken to new heights in Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus - an explosive stage spectacular coming to QPAC featuring circus, magic, acrobatics and more with Mozart’s most celebrated compositions compiling the soundtrack.

In Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus, witness Australia’s most talented performers perform a variety of gravity-defying feats and magic tricks guaranteed to blow you away, synchronised to the music of Mozart and rounded off with dazzling costumes, lights and stage sets. For circus, magic and classical music fans, this adrenaline-rushing exhibition isn’t to be missed at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre with both morning and matinee performances from January 7 to January 18.

Circa’s Peepshow

Captivating cabaret and flawless acrobatics fuse together in Circa’s Peepshow, a thrilling production by Circa Contemporary Circus that premiered in Australia in 2018 and has since travelled to Europe in Germany and the UK. Starring seven skilful acrobats performing a variety of aerial feats with a touch of cabaret flair and sophistication, Circa’s Peepshow delivers a whole new experience for fans of both circus and cabaret.

Lasting two hours with interval, this edge-of-your-seat, oddly tantalising Circa production makes its way to Queensland Performing Arts Centre near our Southbank apartments with a string of back-to-back evening performances from January 14 to January 25.

Beatle Boys Twist & Shout

When it comes to Beatles music tributes, few do it better than the Beatle Boys, returning to Brisbane this January with Twist and Shout - an all-embracing Beatles tribute in none other than QPAC’s spectacular Concert Hall.

Live on stage in full Beatles get-up - including the instruments - the Beatle Boys will deliver an unforgettable Beatles experience for Aussie fans of the Fab Four, full to the brim with timeless Beatles hits such as “Hey Jude”, “Yesterday”, “I Want to Hold Your Hand”, “Let It Be”, “Helter Skelter”, “Twist and Shout” and the rest, all of which will be performed with note-perfect authenticity, stellar musicianship and state-of-the-art sound production. For Beatlemania all over again, don’t miss the Beatle Boys at QPAC on January 15.

Penn & Teller Brisbane

Iconic magic duo Penn and Teller are touring Australia for the first time ever this 2020, heading straight from Las Vegas with an all-new show packed with trademark Penn and Teller sleight of hand, vanishing acts and world-class magic tricks that will leave you lost for words. A sell-out name that has performed around the world both on stage and TV, Penn and Teller are a must-see next year in Australia with limited dates that will see them stop in Brisbane.

To take centre-stage in the QPAC Concert Hall, this highly entertaining, internationally acclaimed duo will perform across five exclusive nights in Brisbane from January 22 to January 26.

Our Peel St Brisbane Accommodation Near QPAC

Our Peel Street Brisbane accommodation offers an unbeatable stay near Queensland Performing Arts Centre, situated in the heart of South Bank with Southbank Parklands, Queen Street Mall and the best Brisbane attractions just a stone’s throw away. Comprising one and two-bedroom apartments, as well as self-contained studio accommodation, The Capitol Apartments is ideal for travellers, couples and families, providing everything needed for a relaxing escape in the city.

Our studio apartment is our most affordable option, offering a comfortable open-plan ensuite design with a Queen-sized bed, kitchenette facilities, TV and free WiFi access. Featuring large living and dining areas with sofa seating, our one and two-bedroom apartments are just as affordable for couples and groups looking to spread out, complete with full kitchen and laundry facilities, a modern bathroom, TV, free WiFi and both Queen and single beds.

Save by Booking Directly with The Capitol Apartments

Visit Brisbane for your next retreat and don’t miss the best live entertainment in the city with our accommodation near Southbank Brisbane Queensland Performing Arts Centre. Here at The Capitol Apartments, we also offer a range of onsite facilities and perks, including an outdoor swimming pool, gym, spa and secure car park - all exclusive to guests - along with sumptuous onsite dining in our popular ground-floor restaurant, the Peel St Tavern.

Find more information and book directly with us today to save this January - just visit The Capitol Apartments.