PEPPA PIG LIVE! BIG SPLASH The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Join Peppa, George, and Mummy and Daddy Pig, along with Danny Dog, Pedro Pony and Suzy Sheep in this interactive theatrical performance filled with singing, dancing, fun games and, of course, muddy puddles! Features wonderful true-to-life puppets and a live cast showcasing some of Australia’s most talented musical theatre artists. Friday at 10am and 12.30pm. theartscentregc.com.au WOLF LULLABY Gold Coast Little Theatre, Southport: Shocking and absorbing, Wolf Lullaby explores the world of an innocent child suspected of an unthinkable act. Painfully raw and heart wrenching, the chilling crime and consequent events provide a thought-provoking drama that reveals the dark world lurking in a child’s imagination and the guilt hidden in the corners of the human mind. Final show on Saturday. gclt.com.au BREAST WISHES Basement Theatre: Takes place in various locales and in different time periods as it follows the journey of a family and the events that have shaped their breasts. Final shows. Tonight and tomorrow at 7pm with a matinee on Sunday at 2pm. spotlighttheatre.com.au SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Javeenbah Theatre: This contemporary musical weaves characters and history together, illuminating the timelessness of self-discovery. It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice, or take a stand, or turn around and go back. This moving collection of powerful songs examines life, love and the choices we make. Last shows. Tonight, tomorrow and Saturday at 8pm. javeenbah.org.au THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA Tweed Heads Civic Centre: Prince Alexander is unhappy and lonely. The king feels he needs a wife, so the queen arranges a great ball and invites princesses from far and wide in the hope the prince will meet the girl of his dreams. The queen asks for the help of the royal sorcerer to make sure that the princess who is chosen is a true princess in every way. Shows Saturday and Sunday at 2pm. tweedtheatre.com.au RETRO VAMPT Dracula’s, Broadbeach: The famed cabaret restaurant’s latest vampire vaudeville show celebrates the 1970s through big hair, spandex flares and a funky song list. Show for 15+ audiences. The psychedelic-inspired comedy cabaret stars Rudi Testa, Richard Macionis, David Kume, Danielle Glanville, Inia Dewar, Sarah Louis-Jean, Jessica Stansfield 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 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
FRENZAL RHOMB Miami Shark Bar: The boys celebrate 25 years of making music with the new album We Lived Like Kings; We Did Anything We Wanted. Show at 8pm. Tickets $35.20. ZOOKEEPERS Southport Sharks: Covers and modern jive live from 7.30pm. Free entry.
BIG SCARY The Triffid: Catch the duo on their first national tour in three years. Doors 8.45pm. Tickets from $30. JAKE WHITTAKER Currumbin RSL: Young muso brings a bluesy, funk-soul crossover to the Deck Acoustics Friday. Show at 4pm. Free entry. NICOLE BROPHY BAND Miami Marketta: Live music from the Nicole Brophy Band for Marketta Street Food. Show at 5pm. Free entry. BLONDE CHOCOLATE Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Contemporary act play a variety of hits. Show at 6.30pm. Free. DUBMARINE NightQuarter, Helensvale: Dubmarine gets your weekend started, with support from Scott Dalton. Show at 4pm. Tickets $3. WHISPERING JACK Twin Towns: A tribute to the music of John Farnham for Morning Melodies. Show at 11am. Tickets $5-$15. RADOLESCENT Currumbin Creek Tavern: Original bands Radolescent, Planet, The Straays and Rachel Gilligan showcase their tunes. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10. NICK CUNNINGHAM Burleigh Brewing Company: Friday Brew Jams at the Brewhouse Bar with Nick Cunningham. Show 5pm8.30pm. Free entry. CHASTITY BELT Elsewhere: Seattle rock band set to bring the house down. From 8pm. Tickets from $19.40. PINKSTA AND SWAUSSYFIRE Southport Sharks: Get down with African dance, pop, reggae, blues and soul. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry. ELEPHANT ROCK Currumbin RSL: A mixture of modern-day hits combine with evergreen classics. Show at 7pm. Free entry.
FELICITY LAWLESS Currumbin RSL: Fiery bohemian rocker stimulates the senses with music fusing gypsy, world, rock and folk for Deck Acoustics. Show at 3pm. Free entry.
Melbourne duo Big Scary hit Brisbane this weekend.