5 Must-See Shows at QPAC This April
For the perfect excuse to visit Brisbane over Easter, have a read on what’s coming to Queensland Performing Arts Centre this April, which includes Penn and Teller in the flesh, QPAC’s famous Opera Gala and The Wiggles live - the ideal treat for the kids on their Easter school break!
Those are just three of five unmissable shows heading for QPAC this April - for an affordable stay in the heart of Brisbane near QPAC, Queensland Museum and more, choose our Southbank accommodation at The Capitol Apartments.
Situated in Peel Street, mere walking distance to Queensland Performing Arts Centre, our modern Southbank apartments guarantee a comfortable city break for couples and families, comprising fully self-contained 1 and 2 bedroom apartments near the best that Brisbane has to offer.
In a short read, here’s everything coming to QPAC this April:
Penn and Teller Brisbane
Touring nationwide for the first time, Penn and Teller, the world-famous magic duo made up of Penn Jillette and Teller, aren’t to be missed this April for fans and magic fans in general looking to be blown away by world-class live magic on stage.
A popular Las Vegas act, Penn and Teller will come to Brisbane for five exclusive nights at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, arriving with all their most mind-boggling magic tricks, plus new acts - in a 1.5-hour show that is set to fill QPAC’s prized auditorium: the Concert Hall.
Penn and Teller are known for their effortless sleight-of-hand, vanishing acts and ever-growing arsenal of magic tricks, delivered with comedy and sophistication that’s nothing short of entertaining from start to finish. For the chance to see the sought-after magic duo, don’t miss them at QPAC from April 7 to April 11.
On their brand new Fun and Games Tour, TV entertainment group The Wiggles are heading to Brisbane in time for the school holiday! Following last year’s tour that sold out more than 200 performances, The Wiggles are back with an all-new show for 2020 that young kids will be singing, dancing and giggling to all throughout.
Comprising star entertainers Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony - along with Wiggly Friends Captain Feathersword, Dorothy the Dinosaur, Henry the Octopus and Wags the Dog - Fun and Games is The Wiggles’ best show yet, packed with songs, live dance, comedy, costumes and more in a fun-filled one-hour performance.
Across two dates with a total of four performances in the morning and afternoon, treat your kids to The Wiggles Fun and Games at QPAC on April 16 and April 17.
Singalong Sound of Music
Experience The Sound of Music with dress-up and live singing in Sing-A-Long Sound of Music, coming to Queensland Performing Arts Centre for one night only that’s simply not to be missed for musical lovers of the multi-award-winning 1965 musical film.
Sing along to “My Favourite Things”, “The Sound of Music”, “Do-Re-Mi” and the rest as the film plays on a state-of-the-art HD screen with subtitled lyrics. Come dressed up as Edelweiss, Baroness or Captain von Trapp, and join a parade with fantastic prizes to be won.
It’s the ultimate Sound of Music experience and the nest best thing to watching the musical live! Don’t miss this late matinee singalong at QPAC on April 19.
QPAC Opera Gala
The annual Opera Gala is one of Queensland Performing Art Centre’s biggest concerts, which brings together a lineup of world-class musicians and opera singers on stage to perform some of the most celebrated opera pieces of all time.
The all-new 2020 program includes operas from the likes of Verdi, Rossini, Mozart, Gounod, Donizetti, Tchaikovsky and more to be performed in all their glory in QPAC’s Concert Hall, hailed for its acoustics. Held just once a year to a sellout audience, make sure to book ahead for QPAC Opera Gala 2020 on April 24.
Spirit of the Dance
Regularly called the world’s best dance show, fans of Irish, Tango, Flamenco, Salsa dance and more won’t want to miss Spirit of the Dance - an international Irish dance spectacular that has wowed global audiences for over 20 years.
Now in its 21st anniversary, Spirit of the Dance comes to Australia in 2020 with one exclusive date set for Brisbane. In this multi-award-winning show, join over 20-million people who have had their breath taken away by raw talent and energy from a championship-level cast performing a range of eclectic dance styles fused with traditional Irish Dance.
Spirit of the Dance is two hours of world-class stage dancing at its best, coming to Queensland Performing Arts Centre Concert Hall for one night only on April 30.
QPAC Accommodation Southbank Brisbane
Take your pick from one of the above April shows at QPAC and stay just a 5-minute walk away with The Capitol Apartments Brisbane. Situated on Peel Street, our prime location offers a memorable city break in the heart of South Bank, where Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland Museum, The Wheel of Brisbane and more can be yours at the tips of your fingers.
Our South Bank accommodation comprises well-appointed studio and 1/2 bedroom apartments, each modern in design with air conditioning, kitchen facilities, free WiFi and a comfortable Queen-sized bed. Our range is ideal for individual travellers, couples and families, and complete with guest access to facilities that include an outdoor swimming pool, gym and day spa.
On the ground floor, we also have our own onsite restaurant: Peel St Tavern.
Choose our studio accommodation for comfort and convenience at an affordable price, or our 1/2 bedroom apartments for a fully self-contained stay with all the comforts of home plus a large private balcony.
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