MOVIES, GIGS, SHOWS AND TV GUIDE
ELMO’S SUPER FUN HERO SHOW The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Elmo and the Sesame Street gang are on a mission! Super Sparkleheart, a cheerful caped visitor, takes them on a joyful musical journey to discover the mysterious inner superpower that will make each of them an everyday super hero. Jampacked with Sesame Street’s coolest hits, this is a show for little people and their grown-ups to sing, dance and join in with, all while experiencing the heart and life-lessons that Sesame Street has brought to its fans for more than 40 years. Be inspired to be be the best you can be. Two shows only – Sunday 10am and again at 12.30pm. Tickets $29.90-$59.90. theartscentregc.com.au THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD Spotlight Theatre: Based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished final novel, this play tells the story of young Edwin Drood, an Englishman whose sudden disappearance throws the townspeople of the fictional town of Cloisterham into a panic. Suspicions arise as to who is responsible for Drood’s vanishing, with fingers pointing every which way. Tickets $20$35. Last shows – tonight, tomorrow and Saturday at 7.30pm. spotlighttheatre.com.au CAT’S CRADLE Tugun Village Community Centre: This show tells the story of a Scotland Yard inspector who reopens a cold case that had ruined his career. He returns to the remote village where he once was met with co-operation, but where he now faces thinly veiled hostility. With desperate determination the inspector persists and unravels the totally unexpected truth. 0449 788 486 HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Gold Coast Little Theatre: This is the clever and funny story of the young window-washer J Pierrepont Finch’s meteoric rise to the top in big business. Revived on Broadway in 2011 with Daniel Radcliffe in the leading role, this snappy and fun musical has delighted audiences since it first hit the New York stage in 1961. Opens Saturday. Tickets $15-$33. gclt.com.au RETROVAMPT 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
ZOOKEEPERS Southport Sharks: Covers and modern jive live from 7.30pm. Free entry. HOTSHOTS UNTAMED Envy Hotel, Broadbeach: Steamy male dance routines inspired by 50 Shades of Grey, Magic Mike and Justin Timberlake. Show at 8.30pm. Tickets $30. LAY OF THE LAND Elsewhere: Six Shooter, Cleaver and Kinloch get the party started.
KIMMY&CREW Miami Marketta: Live music from Kimmy&Crew for Marketta Street Food. Show at 5pm. Free entry. LONG GONE DADDY DUO Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Contemporary act play a variety of hits. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry. PAT TIERNEY NightQuarter, Helensvale: Pat Tierney lays down the musical mood with support from Bad Pony, live in The Paddock. Show at 4pm. Tickets $3. THE BLACK SWAMP Currumbin Creek Tavern: The I Am album tour, supported by Azreal and Baltimore Gun Club. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10. JOCK BARNES Burleigh Brewing Company: Friday Brew Jams at the Brewhouse Bar with Jock Barnes. Show 5pm-8.30pm. Free entry. DAVE CALLAN The Arts Centre Gold Coast: The hairiest comedian in the business. Show at 8pm. Tickets $22-$79. CATFISH AND THE DEEJAYS Surfers Paradise RSL: Oldschool rockers play old-time hits. Show 7.30pm. Free entry. TRACEY VAUGHAN DUO Currumbin RSL: Live act gets your weekend started right. Show at 7pm. Free entry.
VOICE WEAVERS CHOIR Tumbulgum Hall, Tumbulgum: Mark the 150th anniversary of the Tweed River’s best kept secret – Tumbulgum. Show at 3.25pm. Free entry. JADE HURLEY Twin Towns: An icon of Aussie rock and country takes to the Twinnies stage. Show at 2pm. Tickets $5-$15. SONIIQ Currumbin RSL: Get your groove on with Soniiq. Show at
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