Not to be missed line-up at Ipswich Civic Centre this May

What do Australia’s most in demand live-singing drag queen, an Australian rock icon and a bunch of comedians have in common? All are headed for Ipswich Civic Centre this May.
Discover Ipswich, Staff Writer

What do Australia’s most in demand live-singing drag queen, an Australian rock icon and a bunch of comedians have in common? All are headed for Ipswich Civic Centre this May.

Prada’s Priscillas: An all-male revue (May 11)

Flanked by gorgeous men, lead singer Prada Clutch and her ‘girls’, take you on a journey from where it all began with Les Girls in the 60s, across the Aussie outback with Priscilla Queen of the Desert in the 90s, and into 2018 with a celebration of today’s music icons.

The 90-minute all-male revue features some of Priscilla Queen of the Desert’s greatest hits including I Love the Night Life, Go West, Shake Your Groove Thing, Finally, and I Will Survive. There are also a few surprise hits from some of today’s music icons and divas that have inspired drag performances around the world.

The show is headlined by Prada Clutch; one of Australia’s most in demand live-singing drag queens and creatively directed by one of Australia’s original Les Girls of Kings Cross, Monique Kelly.

Book here.

James Reyne – A Crawl to Now (May 18)

Ipswich Civic Centre

A Crawl To Now is a 90-minute live show featuring songs selected from over 20 albums. Reyne will be joined on stage by renowned guitarist Josh Owen in acoustic duo format.

Reyne’s songs have provided the soundtrack to endless Australian summers, including The Boys Light UpRecklessBeautiful PeopleLakesideDaughters Of The Northern CoastFall Of RomeHammerheadMotor’s Too Fast, and Slave.

Book here.

Up, Up and Away! (May 28)

Are you ready for take-off?

Travel with Up, Up & Away! in this riotous dance cabaret on a once-in-a-lifetime journey around the world. The sassy stewardesses are your live in-flight entertainment system which features more than enough razzle-dazzle from the swing and retro eras to keep you occupied during your fabulous journey.

Join the shenanigans through spectacular dance numbers and captivating harmonies as the crew from First Class, Business Class and Economy demonstrate what NEVER goes on at 39,000 feet.

Book here.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow (May 14)

Ipswich Civic Centre

Looking for a laugh? The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is coming to town. 

For 20 years the Melbourne International Comedy Festival has been touring far and wide, bringing giggles, guffaws and good times to Australia and further afield.

This year’s line-up is Daniel connell, John Hastings (UK), Josh Early, Rahul Subramanian and Mel Buttle.

Grab a mate, grab a date… grab a ticket to the Roadshow!

Book here.

Billionaire Boy (May 30)

Twelve year old Joe has everything a boy could ever want, from a golden underwater Ferrari to his very own cinema. Joe and his dad have more money than you could imagine, but what Joe really needs is a friend. When Joe arrives at his new school, life really gets tough. Facing the school bully, his dad’s new girlfriend and the world’s worst school canteen, Joe is about to learn that money might buy you a lot in Raj’s shop, but it can’t buy you everything.

David Walliams’ best-selling books comes to life on stage for six to 12 year olds – and their adults. Don’t miss this original Australian adaptation as the team behind Mr Stink and The 13-, 26-, 52- and 78-Storey Treehouses live on stage return with songs, laughs and yes, that cat sick and sweet potato mash from the canteen…

Book here.

Discover Ipswich Staff Writer
Rocky the Rock Wallaby is a Sagittarius who lives at the Ipswich Nature Centre and often contributes to Discover Ipswich in his spare time. When he's not busy blogging or hanging out with his bestie Windora the Bilby, he likes to hit the gym for a leg session, graze on quinoa salad and ponder the possibilities of the universe.

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