1970

1970s

La Boite Theatre Opens in 1972

La Boite Theatre Opens in 1972

It was an extraordinary achievement for an amateur Brisbane theatre group to build a purpose-designed theatre-in-the-round.

La Boite's First Professional Artistic Director

La Boite's First Professional Artistic Director

The Historic Transition from Amateur to Pro-Am began in 1975

The Jennifer Blocksidge Story

The Jennifer Blocksidge Story

Jennifer was profoundly influential in shaping La Boite’s destiny during a crucial period in the theatre’s history.

The Early Childhood Drama Project (ECDP)  1975 to 1982

The Early Childhood Drama Project (ECDP) 1975 to 1982

The drama in education work of ECDP was unique in Australia.

The Lemon Meringue Pie Story

The Lemon Meringue Pie Story

'Who's got a script? Who's goat a script?' Graeme Johnston remembers a very funny night at La Boite.

A Brilliant Space to Focus the Performer

A Brilliant Space to Focus the Performer

... and my Red Gloss Floor and Y-Front Underpants!

La Boite is Out of the Box!

La Boite is Out of the Box!

Colin Robertson investigates alternative theatre in Brisbane in 1978

La Boite's political theatre in the '70s and early '80s

La Boite's political theatre in the '70s and early '80s

“Without La Boite, the heart sinks to one’s thongs”

A Scent of Flowers

1970

A Scent of Flowers

Lovers, Winners, Losers

1970

Lovers, Winners, Losers

The Queen and the Rebels

1970

The Queen and the Rebels

Eden House

1970

Eden House

The Burglar

1970

The Burglar

'Orange Souffle' & 'The American Dream'

1970

'Orange Souffle' & 'The American Dream'

Johnny So Long

1970

Johnny So Long

MIDDLE STAGERS Deja Vu

1970

MIDDLE STAGERS Deja Vu

"Private Ear" & "No Exit"

1970

"Private Ear" & "No Exit"

The Beaux Stratagem

1970

The Beaux Stratagem

'Bird Bath' & 'While Bennie Waited'

1971

'Bird Bath' & 'While Bennie Waited'

Poppity

1971

Poppity

The Birthday Party

1971

The Birthday Party

The Killing of Sister George

1971

The Killing of Sister George

I Am A Camera

1971

I Am A Camera

Halloran's Little Boat

1971

Halloran's Little Boat

Under the Yum-Yum Tree

1971

Under the Yum-Yum Tree

The Dumb Waiter, April Dawn, The New Quixote

1971

The Dumb Waiter, April Dawn, The New Quixote

The Physicists

1971

The Physicists

Rooted

1971

Rooted

A Refined Look At Existence

1972

A Refined Look At Existence

The Price

1972

The Price

Biggles

1972

Biggles

The Chapel Perilous

1972

The Chapel Perilous

The Houses by the Green

1972

The Houses by the Green

The Matchmaker

1972

The Matchmaker

Trumbo's House

1972

Trumbo's House

Indians

1973

Indians

The Sweatproof Boy

1973

The Sweatproof Boy

One Act Plays

1973

One Act Plays

Three Months Gone

1973

Three Months Gone

Heidi Grows Up

1973

Heidi Grows Up

It's a Two-Foot-Six-Inches-Above-the-Ground World

1973

It's a Two-Foot-Six-Inches-Above-the-Ground World

Australian One Act Plays

1973

Australian One Act Plays

MIDDLE STAGERS 'Butterflies...And That' & 'Alice Returns to Wonderland

1973

MIDDLE STAGERS 'Butterflies...And That' & 'Alice Returns to Wonderland

Horses

1973

Horses

Rest and Recreation

1973

Rest and Recreation

The Anniversary

1973

The Anniversary

Hay Fever

1973

Hay Fever

Daphne in Cottage 'D'

1974

Daphne in Cottage 'D'

Workshop One Act Plays

1974

Workshop One Act Plays

The Mating of Ulich Dooley

1974

The Mating of Ulich Dooley

Captain Midnight V.C.

1974

Captain Midnight V.C.

MIDDLE STAGERS The Thwarting of Baron Bolligrew

1974

MIDDLE STAGERS The Thwarting of Baron Bolligrew

This Story of Yours

1974

This Story of Yours

The Trouble with Gillian

1974

The Trouble with Gillian

Workshop One Act Plays

1974

Workshop One Act Plays

Fetch Me A Figleaf!

1974

Fetch Me A Figleaf!

A Stretch of the Imagination

1974

A Stretch of the Imagination

The Coming of Stork

1974

The Coming of Stork

'The Collection' & 'Silence'

1974

'The Collection' & 'Silence'

Home and Beauty

1974

Home and Beauty

Utopia

1975

Utopia

The Sport Of My Mad Mother

1975

The Sport Of My Mad Mother

'The Maids' & 'Deathwatch'

1975

'The Maids' & 'Deathwatch'

The Women

1975

The Women

One Act Plays

1975

One Act Plays

Saved

1975

Saved

A Midsummer Night's Dream

1975

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Australian Writers: An Evening of One Act Plays

1975

Australian Writers: An Evening of One Act Plays

No Man's Land

1975

No Man's Land

An Evening Off Broadway

1975

An Evening Off Broadway

Loot

1975

Loot

Vampire

1975

Vampire

Macbeth

1976

Macbeth

Bedfellows

1976

Bedfellows

Dark of the Moon

1976

Dark of the Moon

Miss Julia

1976

Miss Julia

The House of Bernarda Alba

1976

The House of Bernarda Alba

The Floating World

1976

The Floating World

Passports Please

1976

Passports Please

Marat Sade

1976

Marat Sade

The Innocents

1976

The Innocents

What's Made Magdelane?

1976

What's Made Magdelane?

Happy Birthday Wanda June

1976

Happy Birthday Wanda June

If It's Not on the Menu Just Ask For It

1976

If It's Not on the Menu Just Ask For It

Lysistrata

1976

Lysistrata

Theatre of Silence

1976

Theatre of Silence

Mulga Bill's Bicycle

1976

Mulga Bill's Bicycle

How Could You Believe Me ...

1976

How Could You Believe Me ...

Female Transport

1976

Female Transport

The Sea

1977

The Sea

Bullshot Crummond

1977

Bullshot Crummond

THREE QUEENSLAND PLAYWRIGHTS

1977

THREE QUEENSLAND PLAYWRIGHTS

Grease

1977

Grease

Seneca's Oedipus

1977

Seneca's Oedipus

Dennis Is The King Too!

1977

Dennis Is The King Too!

The Gift

1977

The Gift

Romeo and Juliet

1977

Romeo and Juliet

Jack the Ripper

1977

Jack the Ripper

Inner Voices / Everest Hotel

1977

Inner Voices / Everest Hotel

Happy Birthday East Timor

1977

Happy Birthday East Timor

Man of Steel

1977

Man of Steel

School for Clowns

1977

School for Clowns

Small Change

1978

Small Change

The Beast

1978

The Beast

She Stoops to Conquer

1978

She Stoops to Conquer

Young Mo

1978

Young Mo

City Sugar

1978

City Sugar

The Good Person of Szechwan

1978

The Good Person of Szechwan

The Father We Loved On A Beach By The Sea

1978

The Father We Loved On A Beach By The Sea

Tales from the Vienna Woods

1978

Tales from the Vienna Woods

King Richard

1978

King Richard

Heartbreak House

1978

Heartbreak House

Mr Herod's Christmas Pageant

1978

Mr Herod's Christmas Pageant

The Hills Family Show

1978

The Hills Family Show

Irish Stew

1979

Irish Stew

Fallen Angels

1979

Fallen Angels

Visions

1979

Visions

The Merry Wives of Windsor

1979

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Peer Gynt

1979

Peer Gynt

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

1979

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Sheer Luck, Holmes!

1979

Sheer Luck, Holmes!

The Sleeping Beauty

1979

The Sleeping Beauty