Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music, The Arts Centre Gold Coast: The thrills are alive as all the world becomes a stage for Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music’s long-awaited first show on the Coast. Presented by Tim Woods Entertainment, the night includes a live warm-up with a surprise host, a costume parade and prizes followed by a screening of the classic film The Sound of Music on the big screen subtitled with song lyrics so everyone can join in. Cheer for Maria and hiss the Baroness! Plays Saturday at 7.30pm. Tickets from $35. Call 5588 4000 to book. Cabaret De Paris, Jupiters Hotel & Casino: A lavish, 90-minute French-flavoured revue, Cabaret De Paris stars former Moulin Rouge showgirl Marissa Burgess and illusionist Michael Boyd. A celebration of old-fashioned showgirl glamour featuring performers who have graced the stages of the Moulin Rouge and The Lido, the show also stars adagio dancers, aerial pole artistry, comedy circus performers and French cancan dancers. (Cover story, this page.) Plays Jupiters Theatre Tuesdays to Fridays at 7.30pm and Saturdays at 3pm and 7.30pm, with matinees on Sundays at 4pm and Wednesdays at 1pm, until October 11. VIP cabaret-style table seating, dinner/show and locals’ ticket deals available. Tickets from $49. Call 132 849 to book. The Glass Menagerie, Gold Coast Little Theatre, Southport: Noella Johnson directs this Tennessee Williams’ partly autobiographical classic set in St Louis in the 1930s. The play looks at ‘‘truth in the guise of illusion’’ as revealed by Tom, the son of the family. We meet and follow the lives of Tom’s suffocating mother, Amanda, and shy, crippled sister Laura – and her glass menagerie – as he remembers life with his family and their separate, yet intertwined, lives. Stars Laney McLean, Sasha Cuha, Chantelle Wright and James Fitchett. (Report, Page 7.) Opens Saturday and plays Thursdays to Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm until September 28. Call 5532 2096 or visit gclt.com.au to book. Sin & Tonic, Dracula’s, Broadbeach: The famed cabaret restaurant’s new variety show melds Berlin burlesque, mischievous comedy, carnival novelty acts and a punchy songlist. Show for 18+ audiences. Stars Rudi Testa, Danielle Casson, Richard Macionis, Megan Barry-Cotter and a live band. Dinner/show plays Tuesdays to Saturdays with arrivals from 6.30pm. Spirit of the Horse, Australian Outback Spectacular, Oxenford: Dinner/show with a cast of larger-thanlife characters, incredible stunts, special effects, live music and a three-course meal. Plays Tuesdays to Saturdays with matinees on the last Sunday of the month. Doors open 6.15pm. Tickets from $79.99.