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Queensland Theatre celebrates a record-breaking 2017
As Queensland Theatre celebrates the closing of the final production for the year in the critically acclaimed Scenes from a Marriage this Sunday, and opens 2018 Single Show Tickets for sale on Monday, Artistic Director Sam Strong has announced that 2017 has been a record-breaker.
Strong advised “I’m so proud of 2017 - my first year as Artistic Director and our first as Queensland Theatre.
“I want to thank our audiences for a record breaking year. Together, we’ve created our highest selling show ever in Brisbane, our highest selling year ever in the history of the company, and the highest number of subscribers in 20 years.”
“No other theatre company in the country has had our geographic footprint.”
“In 2017, you could see Queensland Theatre shows in 2000 seat theatres in Sydney and Melbourne, in a festival in London, or in an outdoor venue on Thursday Island, in the Torres Strait.
“We played to audiences from Cairns to Perth to Albury Wodonga. In 2017, we have reached more people outside Brisbane than the Sydney Theatre Company reached outside Sydney in 2016.
“We’ve made leading from Queensland a concrete reality - our first Helpmann Nomination for Best Play in a decade, Queensland exclusives like Marta Dusseldorp in Scenes from A Marriage, staging a world premiere in Cairns, and the directorial debut of one of our country’s most significant artists in Nakkiah Lui.”
Season 2018 is set to follow, with eight shows, six new Australian stories and four world premieres headlining.
Individual show tickets will go on sale on Monday for the first five shows of the year, with the final three (Jasper Jones, Nearer the Gods and Hedda going on sale on Monday 30th April 2018).
Images: Scenes from a Marriage (top) and Sam Strong (below). Images courtesy of Queensland Theatre.
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