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SHOWS

THE 39 STEPS

The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast: This ex­tremely quick and even fun­nier play stars hun­dreds of char­ac­ters played by four ac­tors. This the­atri­cal tour-de-force is based on the 1935 Hitch­cock spy thriller movie and novel by John Buchan. Stars Mike Smith, Anna Burgess, Sam Haft and Michael Lind­ner. Shows Satur­day at 2pm and 7.30pm. Tick­ets $29-$52. thearts­cen­tregc.com.au

HO­TEL BECHE DE MER

The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast: In­spired by the Fi­bro Coast ex­hi­bi­tion, this orig­i­nal play is di­rected by Stephen Car­leton and stars Caro­line Gillmer, Caro­line Le­vien and Joss McWil­liam. The Beche de Mer has seen bet­ter days. Te­gan’s fam­ily want to sell the house and share the $2 mil­lion profit. But can Te­gan part with her beloved Beche de Mer? Opens tonight at 7.30pm and plays un­til Novem­ber 8. Tick­ets $15-$27. thearts­cen­tregc.com.au

JE­SUS CHRIST SU­PER­STAR Pavil­ion The­atre, Been­leigh

Show­grounds: Phoenix En­sem­ble present their ver­sion of the clas­sic rock opera. Fea­tur­ing mu­sic by An­drew Lloyd Web­ber and lyrics by Tim Rice, a strong cast of 17 will bring this pro­duc­tion to life un­der the di­rec­tion of Mor­gan Gar­rity. Plays un­til Novem­ber 22. phoenix­ensem­ble.com.au

SWEENEY TODD

Spot­light The­atre: A Tony Award-win­ning mu­si­cal master­piece, Spot­light The­atre’s pro­duc­tion of Sweeney Todd com­pletes the company’s 2014 sea­son. Di­rected by Tess Burke, the lo­cal play prom­ises to be a heart-pound­ing thriller. It tells the tale of an un­justly ex­iled bar­ber’s quest to avenge the wrongs done to him and his fam­ily by a lech­er­ous judge. Plays un­til Novem­ber 15. spot­lightthe­atre.com.au

SPIDERLASH

Drac­ula’s, Broad­beach: Mis­chievous com­edy, midair per­for­mances, colour­ful cos­tumes, spi­dery an­tics and a punchy song list. Show for 15+ au­di­ences. Stars Rudi Testa, Danielle Casson, Richard Ma­cio­nis, Ni­cole James 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

TONIGHT

GOLD COAST SONG­WRIT­ERS NIGHT

The Loft: Lo­cal mu­si­cians showcase their tunes. Show at 8pm. Free en­try.

THIRSTY MERC

Coolan­gatta Ho­tel: Aussie poprock­ers cel­e­brate their 10-year an­niver­sary with a live show, fea­tur­ing spe­cial guests. Tick­ets $30.

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.

NON CENTS

Else­where: Scott Cleaver, 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.

TO­MOR­ROW

BRI­TISH IN­DIA

The Sound­lounge: In­die rock band play live. Magic Bones and Sky­ways Are High­ways support. Show at 8.30pm. Tick­ets $25$30.

UNITED STATES OF OZ

Cur­rumbin Creek Tav­ern: Orig­i­nal bands United States of Oz, Be­ing Jane Lane, Averice, Crash Vac­cine, Salt & Steel and Dean Blaich showcase their tunes at 7.30pm. Tick­ets $10.

AR­MITAGE

Burleigh Brew­ing Company: Hal­loween Day of the Dead party with Ar­mitage play­ing live. Show 5pm-8.30pm.

CRAIG ROBERTS

Plat­inum Night­club: Craig Roberts and DJ Flash 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.

SALVADARLINGS

Else­where: Lo­cal band Salvadarlings play psy­che­delic tunes. The Ot­tomans and Donny Love support.

TAHIR

The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast: Tahir does live stand-up for Com­edy in the Base­ment. Show at 8pm. Tick­ets $25.

AN­I­MAL VEN­TURA

The Loft: An­i­mal Ven­tura plays an acous­tic show. Nick Saxon and Ash­leigh Man­nix support. Show at 8pm. Free en­try.

ZOOKEEP­ERS

South­port Sharks: Zookeep­ers play a spooky en­core show. Show at 8.30pm. Free en­try.

MON­KEY BUSINESS

Cur­rumbin RSL: Cel­e­brate

Hal­loween with Mon­key Business. Show at 7pm. Free en­try.

SATUR­DAY

THE PLAT­TERS

Twin Towns: The Plat­ters, fea­tur­ing Mon­roe Pow­ell, play their old favourites. Show at 8pm. Tick­ets $32.

CAS­SIDY WILSON TRIO

Palazzo Ver­sace: Live con­tem­po­rary jazz at Le Jardin’s Gin Palace from 6.30pm. Free en­try.

BIG KITTY

The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast: Jazz in The Base­ment Hosted by Mal Wood fea­tur­ing Big Kitty per­form­ing a jazz and blues show. Show at 7.30pm. Tick­ets $22-$29.

MATT WATKINS

EAST: Mel­bourne DJ hits the decks. Steve Frank, Dar­ren Somerville and Jock Lovell support.

ANDY SKI & JDUB

Cock­tails Night­club: Res­i­dents spin the lat­est in com­mer­cial dance.

MIN­ISTRY OF SOUND

Plat­inum Night­club: Min­istry of Sound club­bers guide to spring. Flash and Craig Roberts support.

THE COVER UP

Cur­rumbin RSL: Duo play party cov­ers. Show at 7pm. Free en­try.

DANCE ON

South­port Sharks: Party band keep the dance floor packed. Show at 8.30pm. Free en­try.

AN­DREW COUSINS

The Loft: An­drew Cousins head­lines a night of acous­tic mu­sic with Jemma Lee and Ali­cia And The Crea­tures. Show at 8pm. Free en­try.

SUN­DAY

HUSSY HICKS Mi­ami Mar­ketta, Rab­bit +

Co­coon: Hussy Hicks, Kristy Lee and Charlie Mgee play live for Cir­cle of Friends. Show at 2pm.

CAP­TAIN WOW

Cur­rumbin RSL: Mix of hits. Show at 1.30pm. Free en­try.

ALEX FI­ETZ

South­port Sharks: Popular cov­ers. Show at 6pm. Free en­try.

ROYALE SUN­DAYS

Else­where: Sun­day ses­sion hosted by Stretch and Ses­sionkatz. Free en­try.

BUDDY LOVE

Club Robina: Live rock cov­ers.

Show at 1.30pm. Free en­try.

MON­DAY

MARCO

South­port Sharks: Pianoman plays smooth cov­ers. Show at 6pm. Free en­try.

TUES­DAY

VOICE & CON­GAS

South­port Sharks: Latin pop, reg­gae­ton and sal­saton. Show at 7.30pm. Free en­try.

WED­NES­DAY

AUDIO VIXEN

Twin Towns: Audio Vixen per­form a trib­ute to the Bee Gees and friends for Morn­ing Melodies. Show at 11am. Tick­ets $5-$15

HAN­LON BROTHERS

Alto Cucina & Bar Broad­beach: Im­pro­vi­sa­tion ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 8pm. Free en­try.

OPEN MIC NIGHT

The Loft: All mu­sos wel­come. Show at 7.30pm.

Bris­bane duo Hussy Hicks en­ter­tain at Mi­ami Mar­ketta.

Sweeney Todd

con­tin­ues its run at Spot­light The­atre this week­end.

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