Theatre in Brisbane

Brisbane Arts Theatre

Intimate community theatre built in 1936; catch improvisation troupes, children’s theatre or classic plays.
Theatre in Central Brisbane

QUT Gardens Theatre

Productions here are anything but amateur, despite the theatre's location on a university campus in the city. Expect to see Australia’s best professional stage actors here.
Stadium in Brisbane

Suncorp Stadium

During winter, rugby league is the big spectator sport. The Brisbane Broncos play home games at Suncorp Stadium.
Booking Service in Central Brisbane


This central booking agency handles major events, sports and performances.
Cinema in Brisbane

Palace Barracks

Near Roma St Station in the Barracks Centre, the plush, six-screen Palace Barracks shows Hollywood and alternative fare, and has a bar.
Cinema in Central Brisbane

Event Cinemas

On Queen St Mall; shows mainstream blockbusters.
Booking Service in Brisbane


Booking agency, usually for more high-brow entertainment.
Theatre in Central Brisbane

Metro Arts Centre

This arty 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 d…
Live Music in Brisbane

Beetle Bar

Usually full of boozy backpackers from the surrounding hostels, Beetle Bar is the spot for up-and-coming local and national alt-rock acts. Look for the reconfigured VW Beetle on the roof.
Live Music in Central Brisbane


Riverstage is a fab outdoor arena on the southern tip of the downtown Brisbane peninsula. Touring internationals like UB40 and Passenger grace the stage.