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The Gold Coast Bulletin - Play Magazine - - SHOWS -

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.

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