THE STREET Gold Coast Little Theatre: Mike Foster directs this poignant and darkly funny local production which doesn’t have a conventional narrative structure. Presented by members of the Men Out There club who have mental, social and physical disabilities. Shows for two nights only – tonight and tomorrow at 8pm. (Report, Page 10.) gclt.com.au A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM The Drill Hall Theatre Company, Mullumbimby: Celebrating William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, the DHTC are putting on his most romantic play
and setting it locally on the Northern Rivers during the revolutionary days of the late 1960s. Starring 25 performers. Dominick Reyntiens, Max Donati and Melinda Saxe direct. Opens tomorrow and plays 7.30pm Fridays and Saturdays and 5pm Sundays until May 11. drillhalltheatre.org.au IT’S MY PARTY (AND I’LL DIE IF I WANT TO) Tweed Heads Civic Centre: Maria Grills directs this raw Australian comedy about a dysfunctional family for Tweed Theatre Company. Dad Ron is terminally ill and decides to throw a party to make amends with the family he hasn’t devoted much time to. Written by Elizabeth Coleman. Plays Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm until May 3 with a final matinee on May 4. tweedtheatre.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. Shows Tuesdays to Saturdays at 7.30pm, with matinees Wednesday at 1pm, Saturday at 3pm and Sunday 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. Last shows. Season finishes this Sunday. 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 DANIEL CHAMPAGNE The Loft: Melbourne’s Daniel Champagne shares the stage with Josh Lovegrove. Show at 8pm $15 entry. JAMES REYNE Twin Towns: Australian Crawl frontman plays a solo hits-filled show. Show at 8.30pm. Tickets $40. BENNO’S BIG SING Provincial Bar: Benno plays acoustic versions of the soundtrack of your life — hits from the ‘70s to now. ZOOKEEPERS Southport Sharks: Covers and modern jive live from 7.30pm. Free entry. AUTUMN ACOUSTIC SHOWCASE Elsewhere: Featuring live bands Lyon Apprentice, Calan Mai, Pirates Of The Tempest and Ellie Hopley. Show from 8pm. 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.
GOLD COAST CITY CHOIR Cavil Park, Surfers Paradise: The Gold Coast City Choir provide music for the Anzac Day service. Show at midday. GOLD COAST PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Robina Auditorium: The Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra perform live for an Anzac ceremony celebrating the 100th anniversary of World War One. VON VILLAINS Coolangatta Hotel: Celebrate Anzac Day at Cooly Hotel with live bands Von Villains, The Upskirts, Jimmy The Saint and the Sinners, Sons of the Morning, Dead Books and Black Palms. Tickets $15. TRANCESSENTIAL Platinum Nightclub: With Dakovadea, Xactlythis, Taglo, Dan Burks and Binary Form on rotation. 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. THE BOOGIE SHOW Elsewhere: Party starters Flex Cop, Walker and Audun on the decks. MAD PERUVIANS Swingin’ Safari: Mad Peruvians present Friday Fiesta with salsaton, reggae and funky Latin house. Show at 8pm. Tickets $5. TAHIR The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Logie-nominated comedian Tahir, aka Habib from does live stand-up for Comedy in the Basement. Show at 8pm. Tickets $25. PAUL WOSEEN The Loft: The Screaming Jets’ Paul Woseen plays a solo show. Geordie Leach Trio and Katie Who support. Show at 8pm $20 entry. DJ TURHAN Love Nightlife: Venue final of the Maxim Australian Swimwear Model of the Year search. DJ Turhan plays Top 40 hits. HIS MERRY MEN Southport Sharks: Live surf-rock, electronica and hip hop. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry. CROSSROADS Currumbin RSL: Duo play live reggae, dance and funk covers. Show at 1pm. Free entry.
STONEFIELD One Way Street Party, Surfers Paradise: The Surfers Paradise Festival comes to a close this weekend with live bands Stonefield, Hussy Hicks, The Vernons, Lyon Apprentice, Electrik Lemonade, Kenny Slide, CC The Cat, The High Grade, Jackson James Smith, Bree De Rome, Jake Whittaker and Ella Fence. Show from 1pm. Free entry.
Local band The Babe Rainbow
The Babe Rainbow