Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse

An interactive performance work that guides you around Brisbane Powerhouse, as you search for answers surrounding the death of a co-worker in the world of Capital City.

The war’s going well, tables are fuller, and there’s enough ready power that the sun will never set again on Capital City. You’re a hero, a savior to the city, one of the engineers who created a remarkable resource system. Life is good…But Olive is dead, and you’re coming back for the truth. For justice, for Olive. But can you trust the system or your colleagues you left behind? What counts more: yourself or the truth? The many or the few?

This is Capital City is an intimate promenade performance that uses location based technology to guide audience members through a solo experience around Brisbane Powerhouse, transposed as Capital City.

After its critically acclaimed presentation at La Boite Indie in 2013, This is Capital City returns in an all-new version to Brisbane Powerhouse.


Dates: Monday 26 - Saturday 31 October
Starting times: 6pm, 6.20pm, 6.40pm, 7pm, 8.10pm, 8.30pm, 8.50pm, 9.10pm
Duration: approx. 50 minutes

All Tickets $32 (+ transaction fees)

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Director and Producer: Sandra Carluccio
Dramaturg and Assistant Director: Nathan Sibthorpe
Writer: Toby Martin
Sound Designer: Mike Willmett
Software Designer: Clinton Freeman
Production Assistant & Stage Manager: Kristen Trollope

Live Cast:
Kylie Stephenson
Cameron Clark
Terri-Leigh Redding
Stephen Sadler

Voice Actors:
Peter Cossar
Sandra Gattenhof
Lauren Jackson
Toby Martin
Kate O' Sullivan
Belinda Raisin,
Lucas Stibbard

Photo by Kate O'Sullivan, edited by Nathan Sibthorpe


"Upon reading the provided synopsis, one enters with expectations of something almost quaint – a curious little theatre piece...The actual work is drastically different. Infinitely more complex and substantially more visceral, This Is Capital City is a work defined by inescapable paranoia and remarkable stylistic flair….it remains a great work of fiction as well as design throughout. Honestly, it’s just brilliant."
-Matt O'Neill, Australian Stage

"Part choose your own adventure, part theatre, part walking tour, Carluccio has created a masterpiece."
-Nathanael Cooper, Courier Mail

"So much fun to experience the immersive environment provided. I would thoroughly recommend This is Capital City and can’t wait to see what they do next."
-Bobbi-Lea Dionysius, Aussie Theatre


THIS IS CAPITAL CITY is available as a touring work. The touring model includes community engagement outcomes, working with local performers at each destination to bring the world of Capital City to life.

For any enquiries, please contact Nathan and Sandra.