Combining the magic of film and theatre, Hitchcock’s supreme comedy of suspense North by Northwest opened at Queensland Performance Arts Centre’s (QPAC’s) Lyric Theatre stage on Thursday 29 November. Guests enjoyed a balmy night with stunning city views as backdrop, enjoyed Four Pillars Gin (Partners of North by Northwest QPAC season) special Gin and Tonic with an orange garnish and heard speeches from QPAC Chief Executive John Kotzas, North by Northwest Producer Liza McLean and Director Simon Phillips.

Readers also enjoyed seeing the Socials from Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s latest performance.