Theatre | Immersive Performance
Qween Lear
Theatre | Immersive Performance
Qween Lear

WHEN

7 - 16 JANUARY
$99 + BF

WHERE

Hordern Pavilion

accessibility

Wheelchair Access Tactile Tour Sign Language
Ruled by drag qweens, fuelled by love

Ruled by drag qweens, fuelled by love

Partners

New South Wales Government Destination NSW Australian Government RISE Fund

Two parts theatrical extravaganza, one part dance floor, Qween Lear explores the demise of Sydney’s party era through the tale of an ageing drag matriarch abdicating their nocturnal throne. Forget what you know about cabaret and music theatre – this is an electrifying theatre experience and a party in one hit. 

A joyous love letter to the legends and legendary stories of Sydney’s lost nightlife is realised in epic fashion. Set over one night around the turn of the millennium, Qween Lear pulses with a dazzling light show, throbbing original score and Australia’s fiercest performers, including Minnie Cooper (Australia’s Got Talent, Sleaze Ball), Michael Cormick (Beauty and the Beast), Jay Wymarra (Rhianna Mation), Seann Miley Moore (X Factor UK, The Voice AU), Etcetera Etcetera (RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under, My Kitchen Rules) and Morgan Palmer (We Will Rock You, The Book of Mormon).

The story of Sydney’s nightlife is inseparable from its queer history. Sparked by the 1978 Mardi Gras protest, the birth of house music, and a flourishing queer counterculture, our fair and feisty city gained an untouchable reputation for hedonistic nightlife in the eighties and nineties. Hordern Pavilion parties were the red-hot and sweaty epicentre of this fantasy world of love, fetish and house music, a place to be daring, debaucherous and live like there’s no tomorrow...

Everyone knew Sydney was the place to party – until it wasn’t.

Dress like you mean it and immerse yourself in the excess and ecstasy of an era gone, but not forgotten. 

It’s high time for another Hordern Pavilion party.


Run time 90 mins


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Ticketing & Pricing

Full Price - $99
Under 30 - $49

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Booking terms and conditions

Multipack Event


Location

Hordern Pavilion 1 Driver Ave Moore Park


Performance Times

Doors Open and DJ - 30 minutes prior to performance

Fri 7 January 8pm
Sat 8 January at 8pm
Sun 9 January at 7pm
Tues 11 January at 7:30pm
Wed 12 January at 7:30pm
Thur 13 January at 8:30pm
Fri 14 January at 8:30pm
Sat 15 January at 6pm
Sat 15 January at 10pm
Sun 16 January at 4pm
Sun 16 January at 8pm

Accessibility

Auslan - Thursday 13th Jan 8.30pm
Tactile Tour - Wednesday 12th Jan at 7.30 pm (tour starts at 6.30 pm contact box office for bookings). A written Synopsis will be available for patrons on the tactile tour to put into a reader before the show.

Wheelchair access is available at the Hordern Pavilion. There are accessible car spaces on ground floor of carpark station, entry via Lang Street. A lift accesses all carpark levels to the Bent Street level. 

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