MOVIES, GIGS, SHOWS AND TV GUIDE
HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD!
Spotlight Theatre: This revue features music from classical films and recent ones. Presented by Top Hat Productions, the company which staged Ruthless – The Musical, Hats, In the Mood, Let’s Misbehave and Cocktails
with Noel & Gertie, it is written and directed by Kate Peters. The show features superb music along with brilliant costuming, choreography and anecdotes of the lives of famous actors. Plays Thursdays to Saturdays at 7.30pm until April 16, with matinees on Sunday and 17 at 4pm. spotlighttheatre.com.au
Macintosh Island Park, Surfers
Paradise: Queensland Theatre of Puppetry present this school holiday show in the Gerda Pinter Puppet Pavilion. Last shows. Plays today and tomorrow at 9.30am and 11am. Tickets $6. Pay at door, no bookings required. qtop.org.au
MINEFIELDS AND MINISKIRTS
Javeenbah Theatre: Adapted by Terence O’Connell from Siobhan McHugh’s book, this is a collection of stories and memories from the women who were affected by the Vietnam War. Gaye Gay directs. Musically directed by Hayden Bech. Plays Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm until April 16, with a matinee on Sunday. javeenbah.org.au
WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
Gold Coast Little Theatre: A black comedy set at a university, it tells the story of the marriage of George and Martha, played by Noel Thompson and Kate McNair. This award-winning play, made famous by the film starring Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, journeys through complex and intriguing fantasy to a tragic reality. Noella Johnson directs. Last shows. Plays Thursday to Saturday at 8pm. gclt.com.au
Dracula’s, Broadbeach: The famed cabaret restaurant’s latest vampire vaudeville show features mischievous comedy, midair performances, colourful costumes, sensuous burlesque, slick jazz, sizzling comedy and a punchy song list. Show for 15+ audiences. Stars Rudi Testa, Richard Macionis, David Kume, Aurelie Roque, Olesya Borisova, Ruby Clark and a live band. Dinner and show Tuesdays to Saturdays. Arrivals from 6.30pm. draculas.com.au
HIGH COUNTRY LEGENDS
Spectacular, Oxenford: Dinner and show with a cast of largerthan-life characters, animal stars, big 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. outbackspectacular.com.au
The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Mirror Image delight audiences with their show The Spirit of Latin and High Standards of Jazz for Fiesta de la Musica. Show at 1pm. Free entry.
Southport Sharks: Covers and modern jive live from 7.30pm. Free entry.
Soundlounge: Indie band play psychedelic and ambient rock. Baskervillain support. Show at 8.30pm. Tickets $10.
LAY OF THE LAND
Elsewhere: Six Shooter, Cleaver and Kinloch get the party started.
ROUND MOUNTAIN GIRLS
Rabbit + Cocoon: Live music from Round Mountain Girls for Marketta Street Food. Show at 5pm. Free entry.
Soundlounge: Much loved Aussie muso Ben Salter, a founding member of Giants of Science, The Gin Club and Wilson Pickers, performs a solo show. Mexico City support. Show at 8.30pm. Tickets $18.
CITY OVER SAND
NightQuarter, Helensvale: City Over Sand lay down the musical mood in The Paddock. Phoebe Sinclair and Mitch King support. Show at 4pm. Tickets $3.
Currumbin Creek Tavern: Original bands Redstarborn, Veal, UverseU and Lotus Ship showcase their tunes. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10.
JOSH LEE HAMILTON
Burleigh Brewing Company: Friday Brew Jams at the Brewhouse Bar with Josh Lee Hamilton. Show 5pm-8.30pm.
JAD & THE LADYBOY
Elsewhere: Jad & The Ladyboy bring the party vibes. Audun and guests support.
The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Dave Williams, who has a Jim Carrey style, does live stand-up for Comedy in the Basement. Show at 8pm. Tickets $25.
A LITTLE PROVINCE
Southport Sharks: Alternative tunes from rockers. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry.
Currumbin RSL: Live band cover everything from the ‘50s to now. Show at 7pm. Free entry.
SATURDAY NIGHT SHOW
Elsewhere: With Giv and Latour
Twin Towns: Enduring entertainer Glenn Shorrock
presents his show The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Part I. Show at 8.30pm. Tickets $39.
Ben Salter will perform at Soundlounge tomorrow night.
Picture: RUSSELL SHAKESPEARE
Glenn Shorrock will present The History of Rock ’n’ Roll, Part I.