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Jennifer Johnston shares her travel tales; life adventures; observations, photos and random thoughts


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Rocky Horror Show – say good bye to the Brisbane run

I blogged a similar post reviewing the show – but this one was published on weekend notes.

Tonight is the last night for Brisbane – hope those in Brisvegas grabbed your tickets and experienced the Time Warp “live” in its fully vibrant and three dimensional form.  

http://www.weekendnotes.com/rocky-horror-show-lyric-theatre-qpac-brisbane/

Frank and Riff Raff - Brisbane show

see ya Frank and Riff

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Rocky Horror Show

Let’s Do the Time Warp Again – Nostalgically

Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre, QPAC

Timeless, ageless and unforgettable – a raunchy trip back to the 70’s via the Rocky Horror Show now playing at Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre until February 9.

Rocky Horror Picture show Brisbane 2014 season

Rocky Horror Picture Show Brisbane 2014 season

As a child growing up in the 70’s/80’s, the Rocky Horror (Picture) Show – an art-house stage show and film – influenced our generation. What child of my generation (and now following generations) could admit to never seeing the cult 1975 film starring Tim Curry and Susan Sarandon? Curry, playing a camp, devilish Frank n Furter in the celluloid version (after appearing in the inaugural London stage show in 1973) pushed the boundaries of what was decent and acceptable at the time.  Continue reading


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Close your eyes and think Madonna, Madonna ………..

Theatre Review:

In Vogue: Songs by Madonna.

  • Think Cabaret,
  • think 80’s music,
  • think Madonna
  • then imagine the smooth tones of Micheal Griffiths interpreting Madonna’s sounds
  • and don’t think: just accept: BRILLIANT!

Michael Griffiths and his one-man cabaret show, at the Powerhouse Theatre, Brisbane. Reviewed by Jenn Jay

This review originally published on XS Entertainment site: http://xsentertainme.wordpress.com/2013/09/09/in-vogue-songs-by-madonna/

(pre-warning to anyone with “sensitive” ears, if you play the youtube clip posted in the Review – there is swearing)

Michael Griffiths post show

Michael Griffiths as himself – post opening show, Brisbane’s Playhouse

Michael and Jenn

How can Jenn resist a shot with the most gorgeous brown eyes in the place?

Michael Griffith as Madonna

Michael Griffiths talks about THAT book “Sex”.
Photo from BryantandFlint blog

This Photo and words were posted on Bryant and Frank’s Blog: bryantandfrank

“I still laugh myself silly when he shows off her (Madonna’s) book of snapshots, and talks us through the banalities of the Sex book.  Michael and I are about to start work on our next diva collaboration – debuting next year in June.”

Posted Dec 20, 2012