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THE GIN­GER­BREAD MAN Mac­in­tosh Is­land Park, Surfers Par­adise: Queens­land Theatre of Pup­petry present chil­dren's clas­sic

To­day and to­mor­row, and April 14-17 at 9.30am and 11am. Tick­ets $5. qtop.org.au NEXT TO NOR­MAL Spot­light Theatre, Benowa: Con­tem­po­rary fam­ily drama, about a woman’s strug­gle with men­tal ill­ness and how that af­fects her fam­ily. Joshua McCann Thomas di­rects. Last shows. Plays tonight, to­mor­row and Satur­day at 7.30pm. spot­lightthe­atre.com.au THE RE­MOVAL­ISTS Gold Coast Lit­tle Theatre, South­port: Two po­lice of­fi­cers — one young and fresh, the other older and jaded by life — in­ves­ti­gate claims that a sub­ur­ban wife has been abused by her work­ing-class hus­band. David Wil­liamson epic, set against the back­drop of the 1970s, ex­plores fem­i­nism, chau­vin­ism, vi­o­lence and abuse of power. Patrick Mon­ti­eth di­rects. Plays Thurs­days to Satur­day at 7.30pm un­til April 19, mati­nee this Sun­day at 2pm. gclt.com.au 12 AN­GRY MEN Play­ers Theatre, Bal­lina: A teenager ac­cused of mur­der­ing his fa­ther. Eleven jurors are con­vinced of his guilt; one has doubts and tries to swing the re­main­ing jurors. Last shows. Plays tonight, to­mor­row and Satur­day at 7pm. bal­li­naplay­ers.com.au THE UL­TI­MATE VE­GAS SHOW Jupiters Ho­tel & Casino: Show­girls, feath­ers, se­quins and all the siz­zle of a true Las Ve­gas show. Pre­sented by mae­stro Michael Boyd,

mixes jaw-drop­ping magic and il­lu­sions with gor­geous show­girls, a world-class jug­gler and a live band. Opens Satur­day. Shows Tues­days to Satur­days at 7.30pm, with a Wed­nes­day mati­nee at 1pm, a Satur­day mati­nee at 3pm and a Sun­day mati­nee at 4pm. Tick­ets $49-$59. jupiters­gold­coast.com.au IL­LU­SIONS Vil­lage Theatre, Sanc­tu­ary Cove: Globe-trot­ting Ox­en­ford show­man and Aus­tralian En­ter­tainer of the Year Matt Hol­ly­wood blends com­edy, tricks and stunts as he un­veils his lat­est il­lu­sions. Ex­tended sea­son continues un­til April 27. Tick­ets $39. Fam­ily, din­ner, show deals. Fri­day to Sun­day at 7pm, mati­nee Satur­day at 4pm. sanc­tu­arycove.com/vil­lage-theatre SIN & TONIC Drac­ula’s, Broad­beach: The famed cabaret restau­rant’s lat­est 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 Bar­ryCot­ter and a live band. Din­ner and show Tues­days to Satur­days. Ar­rivals from 6.30pm. drac­u­las.com.au SPIRIT OF THE HORSE Aus­tralian Out­back Spec­tac­u­lar, Ox­en­ford: Din­ner and show with a cast of larg­erthan-life char­ac­ters, big stunts, spe­cial ef­fects and 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. out­back­spec­tac­u­lar.com.au RUS­SIAN BAL­LET DON QUIXOTE The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast: The Im­pe­rial Rus­sian Bal­let Com­pany will bring this flam­boy­ant and fes­tive bal­let to the Arts Theatre. Don Quixote de­buted in Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre in 1869. It has since been per­formed around the world by Rus­sian and in­ter­na­tional bal­let com­pa­nies. Shows to­mor­row and Satur­day. Tick­ets $86.90. ELEC­TRIC ZE­BRA The Loft: Al­ter­na­tive-rock band share the stage with Benny D Wil­liams, Steve Dor­ring­ton, Wren Klauf and Jemma Lee. Show at 8pm. $10 en­try. BALL PARK MU­SIC Coolan­gatta Ho­tel: Bris­bane in­die-rock band Ball Park Mu­sic play all their hits plus some new tunes from their up­com­ing record

Papa vs Pretty and Holy Holy sup­port. Tick­ets $36. PI­RATES TO PI­NAFORE Twin Towns: A med­ley of all the Gil­bert & Sul­li­van mu­si­cals in one show. Star­ring Philip Gould, Brian Han­nan and Ali Jones. Show at 11am. Tick­ets $5-$15 BENNO’S BIG SING Provin­cial Bar: Benno plays acous­tic ver­sions of the sound­track of your life, hits from the ‘70s to now. THE BEACH BOYZ Cur­rumbin RSL: Trib­ute din­ner and show to the Beach Boys. Five­piece band recre­ate the good times and sum­mer tunes. Show at 7.30pm. Tick­ets $49-$59. DANIEL CUN­NING­TON The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast: Ac­claimed clas­si­cal gui­tarist Daniel Cun­ning­ton per­forms Span­ish songs on a tra­di­tional gui­tar as part of Fi­esta de la Musica. Show at 1pm. Free en­try. ZOOKEEP­ERS South­port Sharks: Cov­ers and mod­ern jive live from 7.30pm. Free en­try. SIX SHOOTER CAHILL Else­where: Six Shooter Cahill & Chris Miller on the decks for Non Cents. Tick­ets $3. SEX ‘N’ CHOCO­LATE EAST: Live mu­sic from lo­cal band Sex ‘N’ Choco­late for Wor­ship Thurs­days Ladies Night. FORRO D-QUINTA TRIO Swingin’ Sa­fari: Clas­sic Brazil­ian mu­sic and reg­gae roots from 9pm. Tick­ets $5.

TO­MOR­ROW

PACO PENA Twin Towns: Di­rect from Spain, gui­tarist Paco Pena and his Fla­menco Dance Com­pany present Show at 8.30pm. Tick­ets $75. UN­CLE JED The Sound­lounge: Trio blend funk, soul, reg­gae and jazz. In­die folk dar­lings The Fire­tree sup­port. Show at 8.30pm. Tick­ets $20-$25. THE WIN­TER OF REA­SON Burleigh Brew­ing Com­pany: Fri­day Brew Jams at the Brew­house Bar with The Win­ter of Rea­son. Free pop­corn, BYO food and su­per­vised kids wel­come. Show 5pm-8.30pm. TRANCESSENTIAL Plat­inum Night­club: With Dako­vadea, Xact­lythis, Ta­glo, Dan Burks and Bi­nary Form on ro­ta­tion. BE­YOND THE SEA — THE BOBBY DARIN SONG­BOOK The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast: The Gold Coast Jazz & Blues Club present Greg Aspel­ing, The Les Wil­son Swing Force Band and Katey Aspel­ing per­form­ing songs of Bobby Darin. Tick­ets $23-$28. Show at 7.30pm. ANDY SKI & JDUB Cock­tails Night­club: Res­i­dents spin the lat­est in commercial dance. GCRNB ALL STARS EAST: Catch the hottest R’n’B tracks with live video mix­ing for Creme Fridays. YACHT CLUB DJS Else­where: Party starters the Yacht Club DJs on the decks with sup­port from Grivs & Audun. JUN­GLE PARTY Swingin’ Sa­fari: Spe­cial Hope for Health event to raise money for in­ter­na­tional birthing kits for third world com­mu­ni­ties. Live reg­gae. Show at 8pm. Tick­ets $10-$15. DAVE WIL­LIAMS The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast: Dave Wil­liams, who has a Jim Car­rey look and man­ner, does stand-up for Com­edy in the Base­ment. 8pm. Tick­ets $25. SHAUN KIRK The Loft: Roots-rock muso Shaun Kirk launches an al­bum. Lani and Le­cia and Alisha Todd sup­port. Show at 8pm. $15 en­try. DJ TURHAN Love Nightlife: Semi fi­nals of the

Aus­tralian Swimwear Model of the Year search. DJ Turhan plays Top 40 hits. GET FUNK’D South­port Sharks: Live jazz, soul and funk. Show at 8.30pm. Free. SMOOTH & GROOVE Cur­rumbin RSL: Duo play smooth cov­ers and party hits. Show at 7pm. Free en­try.

SATUR­DAY

SONGS IN THE KEY OF MO­TOWN Twin Towns: Di­rect from the US,

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