Calendar Girls, Gold Coast Little Theatre, Southport: Last days! Written by Tim Firth. Contains partial nudity. Plays tonight until Saturday at 8pm. Tickets $22.50. Call 5532 2096 to book.
Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story, Ballina Players Theatre: Last days! Popular stage musical is directed by Paul Belsham and Warwick Binney. Stars Jordan Stotter as Buddy Holly. Plays Players Theatre, Swift St, Ballina, tonight until Saturday at 7pm (Qld time). Call (02) 6686 2440 to book. Neptune Productions Christmas Cabaret, Tweed Heads Civic & Cultural Centre: A night of entertainment and dancing with Kirra Dance. Bring a plate. Show Saturday at 6pm (Qld time). Call 5536 2446. Tickets at the door.
Gold Coast Triple Threat, workshops, auditions and performances: At GCTC Studios, Merrimac State High School, on Saturday. Performances Saturday to December 15 at The Arts Centre Gold Coast, Bundall. Call. 5588 4000.
Transfusion, Dracula’s, Broadbeach: The famed cabaret restaurant’s new vampire variety show melds acerbic comedy, burlesque, circus and off-the-dial madness. Stars returning include Big Brother contestant Charne and Richard Macionis. Directed by Haydie Newman. Dinner/show Tuesdays to Saturdays. Arrivals from 6.30pm.
Tap Dogs, Jupiters Theatre, Broadbeach: Described as part theatre, part rock concert and part construction site, Dein Perry’s Tap Dogs are considered national treasures, immortalised by the Hollywood movie Bootmen and home after an 18-year world tour to 330 cities, in 37 countries, on six continents. Plays Tuesdays to Saturdays at 7.30pm, with matinees on Wednesdays at 1pm, Saturdays at 3pm and Sundays at 4pm. Tickets $49-$69.
Bush Christmas, Australian Outback Spectacular, Oxenford: New live dinner/ show features carols by the camp fire, plum pudding in Bluey’s three course Christmas BBQ and a spectacular Christmas finale with wagons, horses, riders and a special appearance by Santa in a Cobb & Co Coach. Opens Tuesday and runs until December 22. Call 133 386 to book. Doors open 6.15pm. Tickets from $69.99 (child) and $99.99 adults.