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Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
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We saw the 2pm matinee of The Illusionists today at QPAC. What a great show, starting with a great... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
hoolia1974
Great venue

First time at the Lyric Theatre. Wonderful seats in the balcony section with a great view of the... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2019
michellemugliett
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Nambour, Australia
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One of Australia's best construction projects, this centre is home to a performing arts complex, an art gallery, a museum and a number of food outlets for all budgets.
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Cnr Grey and Melbourne Street | South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

We saw the 2pm matinee of The Illusionists today at QPAC. What a great show, starting with a great venue and well staffed. Comfy seats & good view even from the balcony! We were given directions from outside the venue on the street! The parking...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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atQPAC, Patron Services Customer Relations Officer at Queensland Performing Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2019

Dear Patron Thank you for the great review of QPAC. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us. We all loved The Illusionists too! We look forward to welcoming you back to QPAC again in the near future. Kind regards....More

Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

We last saw a production of Jersey Boys at Qpac about 8 or 9 years ago ,and we were really looked forward to seeing it again! BUT it was a very disappointing experience this time ,nowhere near as good as the previous production. Maybe the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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atQPAC, Patron Services Customer Relations Officer at Queensland Performing Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2019

Dear Patron Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to hear that your theatre experience on this occasion did not meet your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to QPAC in the future. Kind regards. The...More

Reviewed 10 January 2019

First time at the Lyric Theatre. Wonderful seats in the balcony section with a great view of the stage. Sound quality was good. Not much leg room to stretch but took advantage of the interval to stretch the legs.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank michellemugliett
atQPAC, Patron Services Customer Relations Officer at Queensland Performing Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2019

Dear Patron Thank you for your review of QPAC. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your theatre experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon to QPAC. Kind regards. The Team at QPAC

Reviewed 4 January 2019

I went on a tour of QPAC that occurs every Friday morning. Tickets can be bought at the cafe outside the main entry and be sure to arrive early. The tour was very interesting and the tour guides were very knowledgeable. Highly recommended if you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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atQPAC, Patron Services Customer Relations Officer at Queensland Performing Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2019

Hi Jovana Thanks for your review of QPAC's Discovery Tour. We will ensure we pass on your feedback to the Tour Guides. Kind regards. The Team at QPAC

Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Wow where to start. So 45 min in and no ballet. The first 45min was a pantomime that was worse than anything I have ever seen including on a cruise ship. To say it was C grade and something put together in 1 day is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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atQPAC, Patron Services Customer Relations Officer at Queensland Performing Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2018

Dear Patron Thank you for your review and we are sorry to hear that you were disappointed in the performance. We will pass on your feedback to the Queensland Ballet. Kind regards. The Team at QPAC

Reviewed 28 November 2018

I loved what they did with this Hitchcock production it was a real farce, special effects were so clever and good and also so funny almost letting you take a glimpse into how this was achieved. Can't fault it apart from the sound which I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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atQPAC, Patron Services Customer Relations Officer at Queensland Performing Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Dear Patron Thank you for your review of QPAC. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the North by Northwest performance. We have forwarded on your comments about the sound to the Producers of the event. We look forward to welcoming you back to...More

Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Very impressive to see the Government putting people first in cerenating the public with the handsome lineage of impressive Government buildings along the river ! Well done Queensland Government! Great thoughts can be enjoyed for generations! I am also impressed by the well run public...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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atQPAC, Patron Services Customer Relations Officer at Queensland Performing Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

Dear Patron Thanks for your review of QPAC. We are glad that you enjoyed the convenience of location of the Cultural Precinct and enjoyed the public transport system at our doorstep. We look forward to welcoming you back to QPAC when you next visit Brisbane....More

Reviewed 24 October 2018

QPAC, as it is known, consists of a variety of performance spaces. The largest of these are the Concert Hall and the Lyric Theatre. The smaller venues are on the river side of the building and include The Playhouse and the Cremorne Theatre. An enormous...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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atQPAC, Patron Services Customer Relations Officer at Queensland Performing Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Dear Patron Thanks so much for leaving a review of QPAC. We look forward to welcoming you back to QPAC again in the near future. Kind regards. The Team at QPAC

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This is a must see. We watched this show approx 15 years ago and loved it but this production is something else. Amazing talent, costumes and stage production. Can not recommend this enough. Our family ranged in age from 24 to 83 years old. Every...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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atQPAC, Patron Services Customer Relations Officer at Queensland Performing Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Dear Patron How great to hear that all your family enjoyed their theatre experience at QPAC. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards. The Team at QPAC

Reviewed 5 October 2018

At Priscilla Queen of the Desert, QPAC was as usual great. Staff are always there to help, and go about their work with minimum fuss. The Lyric theatre was good - seats were towards the front, comfortable with good legroom. The accoustics were good. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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atQPAC, Patron Services Customer Relations Officer at Queensland Performing Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Dear Patron Thanks for your review of QPAC. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your theatre experience with us. We hope to see you again soon at QPAC. Kind regards. The Team at QPAC

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Britt G
15 February 2017|
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Response from atQPAC | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We suggest making a reservation at the Lyrebird Restaurant for 6:00pm at the latest, for a 7:30pm performance. We hope you enjoy your visit to QPAC.
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We recommend you contact qtix on 136 246, 9am - 8:30pm (AEST) Monday to Saturday to discuss your individual seating needs. Regards Patron Services Customer Relations Officer, QPAC
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