In addition to non-stop carolling in King George Square, decorative lights at Queen Street Mall and festive South Bank markets, don’t miss a host of unmissable Christmas shows this December at Queensland Performing Arts Centre.
Situated in Southbank, Queensland Performing Arts Centre is one of Brisbane’s leading entertainment venues which doesn’t disappoint each December with shows guaranteed to lift your Christmas spirit. Just a 5-minute drive or 15-minute walk from our Brisbane city apartment accommodation, here’s what you can enjoy at QPAC by booking a December city break with us:
A Christmas Carol
Join Ebenezer Scrooge to meet the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future in an award-winning production A Christmas Carol by Shake and Stir Theatre Co.
Featuring a cast that includes acclaimed Brisbane actor Eugene Gilfedder as Scrooge, this stage adaptation does nothing but justice to the renowned Dickens tale, complete with live music, video design and authentic 19th century costumes. See it at QPAC until December 8.
The Nutcracker goes hand-in-hand with Christmas, and this December in Brisbane, you can enjoy it in all its glory with a magical new production by the Queensland Ballet.
Boasting the combined talent of the Queensland Ballet with original Tchaikovsky music, eye-catching costumes and set design, Queensland Ballet’s The Nutcracker is a treat for all ages with a story made for the festive season. Catch it at QPAC from December 13 to December 22.
A Very Kransky Christmas
Enjoy Australia’s quirkiest trio, The Kransky Sisters, live on stage this Christmas with back-to-back Brisbane performances of their annual revue A Very Kransky Christmas.
Get laughing before Christmas Day with outlandish Christmas covers and trademark deadpan comedy! A Very Kransky Christmas is a must-see show each December in Australia and it’s coming to Brisbane’s QPAC for five consecutive nights from December 17 to December 21.
Spirit of Christmas
Sing along to traditional Christmas carols and yuletide songs in Spirit of Christmas 2019. A famous annual Christmas concert in Brisbane with a full orchestra and choir live on stage, Spirit of Christmas is the perfect way to lift your Christmas spirit next to friends, family and loved ones.
Back for 2019, Spirit of Christmas comes to QPAC with three performances on December 21 and December 22.