QPAC presents A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens’ iconic tale A Christmas Carol is coming to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC).

Charles Dickens’ iconic tale A Christmas Carol is coming to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) just in time for the festive season.

The play, created by the renowned shake & stir theatre co, will be running from the 7-16 December at the Playhouse, QPAC. Using their talent for innovative stage adaptations, shake & stir are offering Brisbane audiences a captivating reimagining of a Dickens’ classic.

Widely considered one of Dickens’ greatest works, A Christmas Carol is a tale of compassion, forgiveness and redemption that is still teaching audiences the true meaning of Christmas. 

The play will include some local Brisbane talent with acclaimed actor Eugene Gilfedder starring as Ebenezer Scrooge. Other big names include award-winning director Michael Futcher and stage adaptation by co-

Artistic Director of shake & stir theatre co, Nelle Lee. Ms Lee says she is delighted to be bringing the iconic Christmas story to QPAC this December.

“Throughout the world, theatre productions of A Christmas Carol are brought to life at Christmas time - we are excited to give Brisbane audiences the opportunity to enjoy this tradition at the Playhouse QPAC this December,” she said.

“Audiences will enjoy the transformation of Scrooge from a greedy, selfish humbug to someone who truly understands and upholds the Christmas spirit.”

Featuring live musicians, festive yule-tide carolling and stunning costumes, A Christmas Carol will soften the hearts of Christmas lovers and Scrooges alike. Audiences will be captivated by Josh McIntosh’s beautiful set designs that are sure to take them on a visual journey that should not be missed.

Shake & stir theatre co. have been working together with QPAC for the past eight years, with A Christmas Carol rounding off a list of impressive works developed with local Queensland talent. A Christmas Carol will be a world first and Brisbane-only performance. 

Enter here to go in the draw to win a double pass to QPAC and shake and stir theatre co.’s A Christmas Carol with RACQ.