Sundowner, The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Tale about caring for the victims of Alzheimers. Physical theatre starring Helen North with original music by Paul Kelly, Megan Washington and Kelly Ryall. Plays Saturday, 7.30pm. Tickets $29-$52. Visit www.theartscentregc.com.au to book. Hats, Spotlight Basement Theatre, Benowa: Musical celebration of women aged 50-plus stars Kirri Adams, Sheila Bradley, Martina French, Cherie Goosey, Katrina Lardner, Kate Peters and Linda Van Vierson. Opens tonight, plays Thursdays to Saturday until April 27 at 7.30pm; matinees April 14, 21, 28 at 4pm. Tickets $15-$25. Call 5539 4255 or visit www.spotlighttheatre.com.au to book. The Zoo Story: Studio 5/6 Rabbit and Cocoon, Miami: Dream Run Theatre production of Pulitzer winning playwright Edward Albee’s tale of a meeting in Central Park, New York, that changes lives. Opens Saturday, plays April 18 and April 19 at 8pm. Tickets $10-15. Go to www.dreamruntheatre.com.au to book. That Vagina Play, The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Free public reading of a new play inspired by Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues. Sunday at 2pm in The Space. Pirates vs Dinosaurs, Gerda Pinter Pavilion Macintosh Island Park, Surfers Paradise: Last days! Presented by the Queensland Theatre of Puppetry, directed by Claudine Anderson and starring James Anderson as the Pirate King. Colourful, interactive puppet show sees pirates and dinosaurs clash as they embark on a whimsical adventure. Plays today and tomorrow at 9.30am and 11am Tickets $5. No bookings required. Secret Bridesmaid’s Business, Tweed Heads Civic Centre: Tale of a wedding almost ruined by a scandal, presented by Tweed Theatre Company, penned by Elizabeth Coleman and directed by Raelene Richards. Adult comedy with some strong language. 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. Transfusion, Dracula’s, Broadbeach: Cabaret restaurant’s latest vampire variety melds acerbic comedy, burlesque and circus. Dinner/show Tuesdays to Saturdays. Arrivals from 6.30pm. Momentum, Jupiters Theatre, Broadbeach: Australian premiere season of the Tel Aviv-based Mayumana Group’s inventive stage show 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, special effects, live music in the Aussie Bar and a 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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