Theatre

The Gold Coast Bulletin - Play Magazine - - SHOWS -

Up Pom­peii, Mur­willum­bah Civic Cen­tre Au­di­to­rium: Last days! Stage ver­sion of the BBC TV com­edy se­ries is set in an­cient Rome and fea­tures slap­stick and loads of sex jokes. Plays to­mor­row and Satur­day at 7.30pm and Sun­day at 2pm. Tick­ets $15. Visit mur­willum­bahthe­atre­com­pany.com for de­tails. Our Man in Ha­vana, Javeen­bah Theatre, Nerang: Last days! 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 tonight un­til Satur­day at 8pm. Tick­ets $25. Call 5596 0300 or visit javeen­bah.org.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 and Andy Mac­Far­lane. 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: Last days! A par­ody of Amer­i­can mu­si­cal com­edy set in the 1920s and di­rected by Clem Halpin. Stars Char­lotte Win­ter, Alex Downey, Ali­son McKen­zie. Plays tonight un­til Satur­day at 7.30pm. Tick­ets $18-$35. Visit spot­lightthe­atre.com.au or call 5539 4255 to book. Sin & Tonic, Drac­ula’s, Broadbeach: The famed cabaret restau­rant’s new va­ri­ety show melds Ber­lin Bur­lesque, mis­chievous com­edy skits, car­ni­val nov­elty acts and a punchy songlist. Not suit­able for chil­dren. (See cover story, Page 7.) Stars Rudi Testa, Danielle Cas­son, Richard Ma­cio­nis, Me­gan Barry-Cot­ter and a live band fea­tur­ing gui­tarist Dave ‘Kamikaze’ Kume, per­cus­sion­ist Shea Smith and cabaret per­form­ers Chris­tine Ibrahim and Danielle Cas­son. Din­ner/ show Tues­days to Satur­days. Ar­rivals 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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