Playhouse, QPAC

Playhouse, QPAC

With two levels – the stalls and balcony – you have an exceptional view of the stage from every seat. Access to your chosen row is effortless through the convenient side aisles. Whether you're a theatre aficionado or seeking a memorable night out, the Playhouse at QPAC promises captivating stories and mesmerizing dance performances.

Cnr Grey and, Melbourne St,
South Brisbane QLD 4101

#Getting There


The most convenient parking option for visitors to QPAC is the Performing Arts Car Park (P1), located as part of the Cultural Centre car parks, accessible via Stanley Place.
Parking availability can be limited during peak times, so it is advisable to arrive early or consider pre‑paid parking.

Public Transport

The Concert Hall is located within QPAC and is easily accessible from South Brisbane Station and Cultural Forecourt. Plan your public transport journey using the Translink Journey Planner.

Ride Your Bike

Plan your route and parking, and find CityCycle bike stations using Cycling Brisbane’s Route Planner.

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair Access

Assistive Listening

Assistive Listening

Check the event page for a full view of the accessibility level of your event.


Venue Access

Located on Level 2, upstairs from the Russel Street. Two lifts from Russell Street grant access to the Playhouse foyers. Refer to your ticket for the door number: Level 2 for doors 1-2, Level 3 for others. Expect stairs unless you booked wheelchair accessible seating.

Accessible Seating

All QPAC venues have dedicated seating options for patrons using wheelchairs and their guests. Call 136 246 to discuss the best seating options for your needs. Companion Card holders receive a second ticket for their chosen companion at no cost.

Assisted Listening

QPAC has Listentech and ListenRF assistive listening system available. Please notify staff when making your booking to ensure that the appropriate system is ready for you to collect from the Cloakroom before your performance. Access to this equipment is free of charge.

Parking and Drop-off Locations

QPAC has dedicated accessible parking and drop of locations. The Russell St drop off zones are currently under traffic control and will allow access for vehicles to drop off patrons with accessibilities needs. An alternate drop off zone close to Russell St (with pedestrian access to the Playhouse) is in place on Grey St opposite the ABC Building near Olio Café at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Those with specific access needs may be provided with access dependent on construction activities.

Accessible Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets are on Level G and 2. There is also baby change facility on Level G.

Guide, Hearing and Assistance Dogs

QPAC welcomes patrons accompanied by guide, hearing, or assistance dogs. Staff is trained to meet the needs of support dogs and their handlers. Please notify the Box Office at the time of your booking if you plan to visit QPAC with your support dog.

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How to get there

Playhouse, QPAC ›
Cnr Grey and, Melbourne St,
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Getting Here

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