CLAN – PLAY READING The Arts Centre: When asteroids hit the earth, they left scars on the landscape and humankind. Led by the fearless Katia, a small clan of women survived the brutal droughts and flood that followed, but believed their men did not. Now they face the harshest reality — the end of human existence. Starts at 2pm February 25. Free event, bookings essential theartscentregc.com.au. IN LIKE FLYNN The Arts Centre: The concert version of an exciting new Australian musical about John Flynn and the Flying Doctor. John Flynn epitomises the young visionary up against a conservative establishment who has to overcome all sorts of technical problems and human inertia to achieve what has never been done before. Starts at 7.30pm February 25. Tickets $18 – $20. 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 SALUTE TO THE LIGHT HORSE Outback Spectacular: Saddle up for a remarkable journey to the snow-capped mountains of the high country where legendary yarns come alive and one of Australia’s most stirring true stories is reborn as Australian Outback Spectacular commemorates the Centenary of the ANZACS and the heroes of the legendary Australian Light Horse. Tickets from $69.99 outbackspectacular.com.au BACK TO THE 80S Gold Coast Little Theatre present the totally awesome musical by Neil Gooding with original musical adaptation by Scott Copeman and directed by Andrew Ross Graham. Join the graduating class of William Ocean High School as they live through their senior year, experiencing the fun, heartbreak, loves and loneliness of growing up, set to the biggest hits of the decade. Performances until March 4 Thursday to Saturday, 8pm. Tickets $15 – $33. To book call 5532 2096 or visit gclt.com.au WAIT UNTIL DARK Tugun Theatre Company present the classic by Frederick Knott and directed by Annie Lotocki where murder, secret identities, and a switchblade named Geraldine set the stage. Susie Hendrix, a blind woman, lives with her husband Sam in a basement flat in London. Returning from business on the continent, Sam unknowingly smuggles a musical doll into England. However, when the doll goes missing and a woman is murdered, a mystery begins to unravel that leaves Susie tangled up with a ruthless conman and two henchmen that invade her flat. Call 0449 788 486 to book. SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER The Spotlight Theatre Company: Based on the 1970s cult film that launched John Travolta’s career, Saturday Night Fever The Musical will transport you back to a time of flared pants, platform shoes and disco. Set to a soundtrack of The Bee Gee’s classics such as Night Fever and Stayin’ Alive, it follows the story of 19-year-old Tony Manero who lives a dim life until he hits the dance floor. Tickets $20-$35. To book call 5539 4255 or go to spotlighttheatre.com.au
ZOOKEEPERS Southport Sharks: Modern jive live from 8.30pm. Free entry.
MORELAND & ARBUCKLE Soundlounge: Raw Delta and Mississippi Hill country blues and folk with an unrelenting punkrock energy, washed in hardhitting Southern soul. Doors open 7.30pm. Tickets $35 presale, $40 on the door. LISA HUNT Coolangatta Hotel: All the best motown, rhythm and blues, funk, soul and disco hits and classics. Starts at 8pm. Free entry. KULAZ Currumbin RSL: Pop, reggae, soca, ballads, calypso and dance with a Caribbean twist. Starts at 7pm. Free entry. JOHN FARNHAM Jupiters Gold Coast: Intimate concert jam-packed with hits like Whispering Jack, You’re the Voice, Sadie, Two Strong Hearts, That’s Freedom and more. Doors open 7pm. Tickets $139.90. DIRTY CHANNEL Southport Sharks: Rock, roots and jam get your weekend under way. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry. DAVID LEE DUO Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: With David on the fiddle the duo cover all styles of music from current hits to old favourites, country and rock’n’roll. Starts at 7.30pm. Free entry. OH WHAT A NIGHT! Twin Towns: A musical tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, featuring all the hit tunes like Walk Like a Man, Oh What a Night, Sherry, Grease, and more. Show at 8pm. Tickets $49. FLEX COP Elsewhere: Brisbane-based producer Flex Cop mixes elements of French-influenced “nu-disco” and splashes of jackin’ soul to create a truly unique electronic dance sound. Doors open 9pm. Entry $10. JEFF RICE The Deck, Currumbin RSL: Playing a variety of acoustic styles including rock, pop, country and folk. Starts at 5pm. Free entry. BROOKE LAMBERT Currumbin Pub: Country singer Brooke Lambert launches her EP Right Now, supported by Brook Chivell, Catherine Gunther, Casey Duque. Starts at 8pm. $10 entry. CHOIRBOYS X AC/DC Parkwood Tavern: The Choirboys pay homage to their idols AC/DC by performing tracks from two of the greatest rock albums of all time, High Voltage
Brian Cadd and Glenn Shorrock play Twin Towns this weekend.