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Visit Brisbane in May for These Shows Near Our Southbank Apartments Brisbane

Posted in Local Events @ Mar 12th 2019 12:50pm - By Administrator
Cinderella Photo From QPAC

It may be getting cooler with winter just around the corner, but that shouldn’t stop you from trading a beach getaway for a memorable break in Brisbane - Queensland’s most sought-after city.

A lively centre thronging with world-class shopping centres, breathtaking live entertainment and famous landmarks to tick off your list, Brisbane is the perfect destination to relax and seek out a good time, and it can be yours by just booking with The Capitol Apartments in South Bank.

South Bank is home to the Queensland Cultural Centre, a heritage-listed cultural hub made up of the Queensland Museum, the Queensland Art Gallery, the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art and the Queensland Performing Arts Centre. With our Southbank apartments Brisbane, you’ll be at the centre of South Bank, and always just a few minutes’ away from some of the best entertainment Queensland has to offer.

This May, the Queensland Performing Arts Centre has an unmissable program of events for all ages and tastes. Book with The Capitol Apartments now and start looking forward to one of these exciting shows during your stay in Brisbane.


Cinderella is brought to life on stage in the brand new theatrical adaptation by renowned playwright Matthew Whittet.

Starring Amy Ingram and Thomas Lark and directed by Daniel Evans, this comical reimagining embraces a new direction with a modernised storyline and relatable hardships topped off with a happy that does nothing but justice to the famous folk fairytale that we all know and love.

It’s a stunning on-stage retelling with new twists, rom-com-style comedy and enough magic to excite your “inner child” all over again.

Make sure not to miss its last few dates of Cinderella at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre until May 5.

Senior Moments

Laugh about getting old in Senior Moments, the critically acclaimed comedy show starring John Wood, Max Gillies and Benita Collings.

Packed to the brim with hilarious sketches, musical numbers and enough merry one-liners to put a constant smile on your face, Senior Moments is the only comedy show to see this autumn for those who aren’t afraid to admit they’re not getting any younger! Embrace the funny side of growing old with famous Australian theatre actors John Wood, Benita Collings and Max Gillies, who guarantee to send you away with an aching ribcage.

Feel a little younger with this laugh-out-loud sketch comedy extravaganza at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, arriving for an exclusive twelve-day run from May 1 to May 12.

The Last Night of the Proms

Inspired by The Proms, The Last Night of the Proms is an evening of sensational orchestral music featuring some of Australia’s greatest composers and performers.

The Proms is a world-famous annual event at the Royal Albert Hall in London, which involves a spectacular program of orchestral concerts and performances held over a long eight-week period throughout July and September. Founded in the 19th century, The Proms has been running for more than 120 years, and has continued to be one of the most watched classical music events across the globe.

The Last Night of the Proms brings The Proms to Australia for one evening with a unique Australian touch. Renowned Australian conductor Benjamin Northey will conduct an orchestra performing renowned classical pieces from famous composers such as Westlake, Borodin, Saint-Saens, Rossini, Gounod, Gjeilo and Gershwin, offering an immersive orchestral experience signature of The Proms at the Royal Albert Hall.

If you’ve got a taste for the classical or have always wanted to experience The Proms, make sure to see The Last Night of the Proms at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre on May 4.

Petula Clark

Film star and iconic British singer Petula Clark comes to Brisbane in May with an unmissable afternoon concert at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre.

Known for instantly recognisable classics such as “Downtown”, “Don’t Sleep in the Subway”, “I Know a Place”, “I Couldn’t Live Without Your Love” and more, Petula Clark is one of England’s most celebrated performers, who, during the ‘60s and ‘70s, became a household name around the globe.

Petula Clark’s long list of hits dates back to the ‘40s, and have earned her an incredible 68-million record sales worldwide. She became known as the “First Lady of the British Invasion”, which gave rise to fellow ‘60s artists such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks and more. During her staggering 70-year career, Petula Clark earned three Grammy Awards wins as well as five Grammy Award nominations. She’s recorded songs in multiple languages - including French, German, Italian and Spanish - and has even appeared in a number of iconic films such as 1939’s Goodbye, Mr Chips.

In her upcoming performance in Brisbane, Petula Clark will be getting up close and personal with her fans as well as singing all of her most famous songs. Don’t miss it at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre on May 5.

Book Your Stay Near QPAC with The Capitol Apartments Brisbane

Located in Peel Street - just a 10-minute from the Queensland Performing Arts Centre - The Capitol Apartments is your ideal stay in Brisbane this May. Our sought-after location in South Bank puts you at the cultural heart of Brisbane where friendly crowds, world-class live entertainment and great places to shop and dine provide a city break you’ll remember for years to come.

Our selection of bright and modern Southbank accommodation caters to business travellers, couples and families with both one and two bedroom options - all of which feature stunning living areas, fully equipped modern kitchens, and free WiFi internet access.

For those on a budget, our Hotel Room is an affordable choice with an open-plan living area, flatscreen TV, basic kitchen facilities and an inviting Queen-sized bed. Also for two guests, our One Bedroom Apartment provides additional space with a large living and dining area separate from the bedroom. For families or groups, our Two Bedroom Apartments offer two Queen-sized beds with all the right amenities to have you feeling at home.

To view our prices at The Capitol Apartments, just click on our Southbank apartments Brisbane.