Pirates vs Dinosaurs, Gerda Pinter Pavilion Macintosh Island Park, Surfers Paradise: Presented by the Queensland Theatre of Puppetry, directed by Claudine Anderson and starring James Anderson as the Pirate King. This colourful and interactive puppet show sees pirates and dinosaurs clash as they embark on a whimsical adventure. Plays Tuesdays to Fridays at 9.30am and 11am until April 12. Tickets $5. No bookings required. Visit qtop.org.au for details. Secret Bridesmaid’s Business, Tweed Heads Civic Centre: Written by Elizabeth Coleman and directed by Raelene Richards. This Australian adult comedy takes place the night before Meg’s wedding. A last-minute scandal between Meg and her bridesmaids threatens to ruin the wedding. Secret after secret is revealed in a raw yet typical Australian way with a smattering of strong language to enhance the dramatic effect. Plays Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm until April 21. Tickets $18. Call 5536 2556 or visit tweedtheatre.com.au to book. The Anniversary, Javeenbah Theatre Company, Nerang: Last days! Written by Bill McIllwraith, directed by Dawn China. British black comedy follows Mum, who is fighting to keep her three sons Henry, Tom and Terry at home to remain part of the family business. Regardless of a deceased Dad, the family is brought together to celebrate Mum’s wedding anniversary – and revolt is in the air. Plays tonight until Saturday at 8pm. Tickets $15 to $25. Call 5596 0300 or visit javeenbah.org.au to book. Transfusion, Dracula’s, Broadbeach: The cabaret restaurant’s latest vampire variety melds acerbic comedy, burlesque and circus. Stars Richard Macionis and Big Brother’s Charne. Dinner/show Tuesdays to Saturdays. Arrivals from 6.30pm. Momentum, Jupiters Theatre, Broadbeach: The Australian premiere season of an inventive international stage show from the Tel Aviv-based Mayumana Group that blends movement and technology. Plays Tuesdays to Saturdays at 7.30pm until June 16, with matinees on Wednesdays at 1pm, Saturdays at 3pm and Sundays at 4pm. Tickets $49-$69. Spirit of the Horse, Australian Outback Spectacular, Oxenford: A dinner and show spectacle with a cast of larger-than-life characters, incredible stunts and special effects. Includes live music in the Aussie Bar and three-course meal. Plays Tuesdays to Saturdays, with matinees on the last Sunday of each month. Doors open 6.15pm. Tickets from $79.99.
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