Brisbane Festival and The Courier-Mail present


11 - 25 Sep
South Bank Piazza
Pirates of the Carabina (UK)
Australian Premiere

Welcome to the world of the unexpected.

FLOWN is the award-winning show from internationally acclaimed contemporary circus company Pirates of the Carabina. Bursting with live music, it’s a comically chaotic show that invites audiences to come inside, look backstage and delight in the absurdity of contemporary circus life.

Things go right and things go wrong - disagreements, fear and exhaustion threaten to sabotage the spectacle, and catastrophe is just one move away.

Here is a motley crew of incredible acrobats, aerialists, musicians and stuntmen. Occasionally they pause from spinning on a wheel or dangling from a rope to tell a joke, reveal their inner-most secrets or confess to the truth of a life spent treading the boards and swinging off rafters.

Set to a live soundtrack, it’s loud, it’s fun and of course in the end, everything is FLOWN. Even the band!

Turning whatever you think you know about the circus on its head, FLOWN will captivate the whole family.

"Choreographed chaos… a completely jaw-dropping spectacle" ***** (Three weeks)

"Skin-tinglingly good." **** (Time Out)

"Its infectious energy soars all the way to the top." **** (Edinburgh Spotlight)

"Slipping deftly between humour, sobriety, grace and up-close spectacle... delivered with immense skill and generosity of spirit." **** (The Times)

"Leaving with a smile on your face is the only option… beautiful and bonkers." **** (Scotsman)

This production contains haze.
Photography by Matilda Temperley
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No session information available
Duration : 85 minutes

Adult $45
Concession* $40
Child (under 18) $35
Family (2 adults, 2 Children) $125

*Available to full time students, aged pensioners, senior card holders.  Proof of eligibility is required when purchasing or collecting.

Venue Icon Venue
South Bank Piazza

Cnr Glenelg St & Little Stanley St
Stanley St Plaza
QLD 4101

Getting There

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Parking: Paid car parks at QPAC and South Bank Parklands
Bus: Cultural Centre busway station
Train: South Brisbane train station
Ferry: South Bank ferry terminal
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