The Zoo Story, Drill Hall Theatre, Mullumbimby: After a successful season on the Gold Coast, the award-winning Dream Run Theatre Company presents a season of this thought-provoking play about a seemingly innocuous encounter between two strangers in Central Park, New York. (Report, Page 30.) Plays tomorrow at 7.30pm, Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 5pm. Tickets $15 adults and $10 concessions from Mullumbimby Bookshop. Up Pompeii, Murwillumbah Civic Centre Auditorium: Stage version of the BBC TV comedy series is set in ancient Rome and features slapstick and loads of sex jokes. Plays Fridays and Saturdays at 7.30pm until June 8 with 2pm matinees on Sunday and June 9. Tickets $15. Visit murwillumbahtheatrecompany.com for details. Our Man in Havana, Javeenbah Theatre, Nerang: This satirical comedy follows the story of a vacuum-cleaner salesman living in Cuba who joins the Secret Service to get out of debt. Stars four characters playing 32 parts. Plays Thursdays to Saturdays at 8pm until June 8. Tickets $25. Call 5596 0300 or visit javeenbah.org.au to book. Escape From the Breakup Forest, The Arts Centre Gold Coast, Bundall: Last days! Heartbreak comes to town with indie theatre production Escape From the Breakup Forest, a comedy about getting over a love affair with the help of a hand puppet spirit guide. (Report, Page 7.) Plays The Space tonight until Saturday at 7.30pm. Tickets $15-$27. Visit theartscentregc.com.au to book. Reefer Madness, Beenleigh’s Pavilion Theatre: Phoenix Ensemble’s propaganda musical parody takes its audience on a wild trip of drugs and debauchery. Inspired by a 1936 educational film, the show is packed with adult humour, drug use and outrageous songs. Directed by Morgan Garrity. Stars Pat Dickson, Scott Johnson, Greta Brinsley, Andy MacFarlane, Karen Oliver, Jodie Lee Scott and Frog Johnson. Plays Fridays and Saturdays at 7.30pm until June 15. Tickets $24-$26. Visit phoenixensemble.com.au to book. The Drowsy Chaperone, Spotlight Theatre, Benowa: A parody of American musical comedy set in the 1920s and directed by Clem Halpin. Stars Charlotte Winter, Alex Downey, Alison McKenzie, Peter Maden, Sandra Harrhy, David McNeven, Donn Tantengco, Jim Price, Sarah Haynes, Jay Ahrens and Lisa Stanley. Plays Thursdays to Saturdays at 7.30pm until June 8 with a 2pm matinee on Sunday. Tickets $18-$35. Visit spotlighttheatre.com.au or call 5539 4255 to book. Transfusion, Dracula’s, Broadbeach: The famed cabaret restaurant’s vampire variety romp melds acerbic comedy, burlesque and circus. Stars Richard Macionis and Big Brother’s Charne. Last days! New show opens soon. Dinner/show Tuesdays to Saturdays. Arrivals from 6.30pm. 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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