Opera in Central Brisbane

Underground Opera

A professional, Brisbane-based performing-arts company running annual seasons of opera and Broadway musical recitals in the subterranean Spring Hill Reservoir, built between 1871 and 1882. See the website for season…
Arts Centre in Central Brisbane

Metro Arts Centre

This downtown venue hosts community theatre, local dramatic pieces, dance and art shows. It’s an effervescent spot for a taste of Brisbane’s creative talent, be it offbeat, quirky, fringe, progressive or just downri…
Live Music in Central Brisbane


Evocatively set in the Botanic Gardens, this outdoor arena hosts no shortage of prolific national and international music acts. Past performers include U2, 5 Seconds of Summer, Ellie Goulding and Flume.
Theatre in Central Brisbane

QUT Gardens Theatre

Despite the theatre's location on a city university campus, productions here are anything but amateur. Expect to see some of Australia’s best professional stage actors here.
Cinema in Central Brisbane

Event Cinemas

This cinema on Queen St Mall shows mainstream blockbusters. Cut-price tickets on Tuesday.