The Gold Coast Bulletin - Play Magazine - - SHOWS - With Kate Peters

GOLD Coast Lit­tle The­atre’s next Drinks with the Di­rec­tor event – for its up­com­ing sea­son of Macbeth – plays the com­pany’s South­port the­atre on Tues­day from 6pm. The evening will give those in­ter­ested a sneak peek at what di­rec­tor Stu­art Lums­den has in store for au­di­ences when Macbeth opens on April 20. The evening features a short pre­sen­ta­tion by Lums­den who will then in­tro­duce his cast. Lums­den will also helm Soap­box The­atre Pro­duc­tion’s sea­son of jet-black com­edy Mr Kolpert later in the year.

GIVEN the pop­u­lar­ity of the in­au­gu­ral stag­ing of The Green­room Project in The Base­ment at The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast last month, plenty of peo­ple are won­der­ing how host Matt Ward will top it on April 15. Watch this space for de­tails of his next round of guests.

THE Tweed Links Mu­sic Club Con­cert plays Coolan­gatta Tweed Heads Golf Club on Sun­day at 1pm (Qld time). The af­ter­noon of en­ter­tain­ment, in the main au­di­to­rium, will fea­ture the Tweed Links Quar­tet and Dancers, com­pere Bob Green and guests vo­cal­ist Lach­lan Wal­lace, with or­gan­ist Norma Hor­lock, vo­cal­ist/dancer Shirley King and young clas­si­cal pi­anist Tom­maso Lo Gi­u­dice. Tick­ets are $6 mem­bers and $10 vis­i­tors. Phone Jean on (07) 5590 5778 for de­tails.

CAST and crew in Beaudesert are in the fi­nal days of prepa­ra­tion be­fore the cur­tain rises on their sea­son of com­edy mys­tery thriller Any Num­ber Can Die, as hi­lar­i­ous spoof of the pop­u­lar mys­tery plays of the 1920s. Di­rec­tor Joan Stalk­erBrown (this is the fourth pro­duc­tion she has helmed for BAMS The­atre), says au­di­ences can ex­pect plenty of thrills and laugh­ter courtesy of a sharp and witty script by US play­wright Fred Carmichael. Any Num­ber Can Die plays The Cen­tre from April 12-27. Visit liveatthe­cen­tre.com.au to book.

SHOWS in re­hearsal in­clude Top Hat Pro­duc­tions’ Hats – The Mu­si­cal, which opens on April 11; Tweed The­atre’s Se­cret Brides­maid’s Busi­ness; Spot­light’s The Drowsy Chap­er­one; Tu­gun The­atre’s Not Now Dar­ling; and Gold Coast Lit­tle The­atre’s one-act play sea­son.

THE fifth an­nual Cabaret 360: A Feast of Per­for­mance, on May 17-18, will au­di­tion per­form­ers of all ages at Uki Town Hall, in north­ern NSW, on Sun­day from 4pm. Email di­rec­tor Hamil­ton Bar­nett at hamil­ton­bar­nett@gmail.com or visit www.uk­i­topi­aartscol­lec­tive.com for de­tails. Top Hat Pro­duc­tions will hold au­di­tions on April 14 for its June/July panto Snow White & The 7 Dwarfs. Visit www.spot­lightthe­atre.com.au for de­tails. Javeen­bah hosts au­di­tions for mod­ern rock mu­si­cal Rent at its Nerang The­atre on April 21. Email di­rec­tor Ian Hogg at iain­hogg@mail.com for a time.

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