Velvet | Brisbane Encore Season

VELVET | Brisbane | 20 April – 15 May


The award winning hit show, VELVET, returns to Brisbane at the Cremorne Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) from 20 April 2016 for a strictly limited season.
After playing sell-out seasons in 2015 at the Adelaide Fringe, Edinburgh Fringe, and Sydney Opera House and a smash-hit run at Brisbane Festival, VELVET is returning in 2016 for an encore season.
When a young ingénue, Brendan Maclean, slips behind the red velvet rope at the glamorous nightclub that is VELVET, he encounters dazzling acrobatics, disco divas, seductive chanteuses and a hot, pulsating atmosphere. It changes him and empowers him! The performance follows his seduction and his transformation.
Director Craig Ilott has created a hedonistic world, pitting dazzling acrobatics against disco divas as this sexy, spectacular, sparkling and slightly sadomasochistic show channels the original Studio 54 nightclub.
Singer/songwriter Brendan Maclean again heads the cast in this party like no other, alongside an international ensemble of circus, cabaret and music talent: dreamy muscle man Stephen Williams, hula boy extraordinaire Craig Reid, acrobatic wunderkind Mirko Köckenberger, sizzling aerialist Emma Goh, sassy sirens Chaska Halliday and Rechelle Mansour, musical director and mix master Joe Accaria and the legendary diva Marcia Hines.
VELVET shocks, surprises and scintillates at every turn. It’s a party, it’s dangerous, it’s electrifying, and the exhilarating disco soundtrack never lets up from the opening moment. Each performance invites the audience into an intoxicating glitter ball world where the performers and the audience walk the fine line between the romantic and the audacious.
VELVET is a fantastic sensory overload; funky, fresh, fun and sexy.
Tickets on sale 22 February 2016 via or call 136 246.
Sample a view of VELVET here!