HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Gold Coast Little Theatre: This is the clever and funny story of young window-washer J Pierrepont Finch’s meteoric rise to the top in big business. Tickets $15 - $33. gclt.com.au THE SMELL OF MONEY Javeenbah Theatre: Dennis is convicted of drink driving and sentenced to community service at a local AFL club with a long history of failure. When the Club President sees Dennis arrive in a limousine, he assumes Dennis is wealthy and has the answers to the club’s problems. The Smell of Money is a unique Aussie comedy that reminds us why it’s no fun to be on a committee. Directed by Helen Maden and written by Peter Maden. Tickets $15 - $25. javeenbah.org.au or 5596 0300 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA Murwillumbah Civic Centre: Based on the classic science fiction novel by Jules Verne, following the adventures of Professor Aronnax, his servant Conseil, and Ned Land on board the Nautilus, Captain Nemo’s submarine built for revenge. Tomorrow and Saturday only. Tickets $5 - $10. doublemask.com 0432 387 691 HAIRSPRAY JNR Spotlight Theatre Company: It’s 1962, and spunky, plus-size teen, Tracy Turnblad, has one big dream – to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When she finally gets her shot, she’s transformed from social outcast to sudden star. 60 minute verson. Tickets $18 - $25. spotlighttheatre.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
ALMUERZO WITH CHARA QUARTET The Arts Centre: Enjoy the timeless quality of music from Mozart to Shostakovich, in a concert which aims to celebrate the pleasure of being in each others company. Show at 1pm. Free entry. MUSICAL MAYHEM The Arts Centre: Swing on back to the 50s to the beach shack where all your dreams come true. Presented by Industry Dance. Show at 6.15pm. Tickets $19.90 - $49.50. THE ZOOKEEPERS Southport Sharks: Modern jive live from 8.30pm. Free entry.
TASH LOCKHART Burleigh Brewing Co.: The Voice starlet plays acoustic covers and originals from 3pm. Free entry. JIMMY BARNES Jupiters Gold Coast: An evening of stories and songs will see Jimmy leaving behind the arenas and rock gigs where he’s blazed a trail for decades. Instead he will now be telling his life story for the first time. Doors open 7pm. Tickets $99.90. THE NINTH CHAPTER Miami Marketta: Funk and groove seven-piece play at the Marketta for the first time ever. Starts at 5pm. Free entry. WILL ANDERSON - LIVE ON THE TERRACE The Arts Centre: 19-year-old Will Anderson uses his smooth vocals, didgeridoos, guitar and percussion to create a style that’s a blend of Matt Corby, Mumford and Sons and Xavier Rudd. Show at 4.30pm. Free entry. DEVIL’S KIOSK Southport Sharks: A fusion of earthy, blues sounds from the 40s and 50s, and soulful feels of the 60s and 70s. Show starts 8.30pm. Free entry. HOT PURSUIT Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: From smooth dinner music to pumping dance music, this duo will create a great vibe. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry. GRAMECY Currumbin Creek Tavern: Four piece blues/rock band from the Gold Coast, heavily influenced by the iconic 70ss psychedelic blues tone. Supported by high-energy, psychedelic rockers Stone Witches, grunge trio Straays and alt-rock group Temperance. Starts at 8pm. Tickets $10. AN ELSEWHERE XMAS Elsewhere Bar: Annual parents night where mum and dad are encouraged to hit the club. Free The Genie playing Ghosts of Xmas Funk supported by resident DJs. Doors open 8pm. Entry $10.
GOLD FM LIVE NightQuarter: One night, 10 acts, 30 massive hits. Be transported to Aus Rock heaven with a blockbuster line-up including Ross Wilson, Wendy Matthews, Shannon Noll, Glenn Shorrock, Eurogliders, Richard Clapton, Steve Kilbey, 1927, Rose Tattoo and The Radiators. Doors open 4pm. Tickets $89.
Tash Lockhart peforms at Burleigh Brewing Co.