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SHOWS

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

CIN­DERELLA

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

BLOOD­BATH

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

Aus­tralian Out­back

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

TONIGHT

MIR­ROR IM­AGE

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.

ZOOKEEPERS

South­port Sharks: Cov­ers and mod­ern jive live from 7.30pm. Free en­try.

TWIN HAUS

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.

TO­MOR­ROW

ROUND MOUN­TAIN GIRLS

Rabbit + Co­coon: Live mu­sic from Round Moun­tain Girls for Mar­ketta Street Food. Show at 5pm. Free en­try.

BEN SALTER

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.

REDSTARBORN

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.

DAVE WIL­LIAMS

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.

RED CHER­RIES

Cur­rumbin RSL: Live band cover ev­ery­thing from the ‘50s to now. Show at 7pm. Free en­try.

SATUR­DAY

SATUR­DAY NIGHT SHOW

Else­where: With Giv and La­tour

on ro­ta­tion.

GLENN SHORROCK

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.

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