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STRASS­MAN’S “ITEDE” Twin Towns: Strasso’s screwed. He can’t get Chuck and Ted E off their iPhones. They’re lost to Snapchat, In­sta­gram and Face­book. An all-new show but Ted is cuter than ever and Chuck just as evil. Sid the Beaver cracks a heap of de­praved jokes. And you won’t believe sur­prise guest, But­tons, the drunk clown. To­mor­row night only at 7pm and 9.15pm. Tick­ets $59 with show and stay pack­ages avail­able. 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. For more info see 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. Go to out­back­spec­tac­u­lar.com.au JOSEPH AND THE AMAZ­ING TECH­NI­COLOR DREAMCOAT Spot­light The­atre: Based on the story of the Coat of Many Colours from the Book of Gen­e­sis, it cen­tres around young Joseph, be­trayed by his 11 jeal­ous broth­ers who have sold him as a slave to some trav­el­ling Ish­maelites. With a score packed full of in­cred­i­ble songs and an in­spi­ra­tional rags to riches tale, Joseph and the Amaz­ing Tech­ni­color Dreamcoat is a show for the whole fam­ily. Di­rected by An­drew Cock­roft Pen­man, mu­si­cal di­rec­tion by Shari Ward and chore­og­ra­phy by Jamie Watt. To book call 5539 4255 or visit spot­light­threatre.com.au CROWN MAT­RI­MO­NIAL Gold Coast Lit­tle The­atre: While the splen­dour of Bri­tish roy­alty and the very real threat to the monar­chy are on dis­play, at the heart of the mat­ter is a fam­ily in cri­sis. As we see Ed­ward VIII re­nounc­ing the throne to marry Wal­lis Simp­son, it is im­pos­si­ble not to be re­minded of more re­cent royal fam­ily crises. Book on­line at gclt.com.au SYLVIA Tu­gun The­atre Com­pany: When Burleigh man Greg brings home a dog he found in the park bear­ing the name Sylvia on her name tag, she be­comes a ma­jor bone of con­tention between hus­band and wife. She of­fers an es­cape from the frus­tra­tions of his job and the un­knowns of mid­dle age. To Kate, Sylvia be­comes a ri­val for af­fec­tion. And Sylvia thinks Kate just doesn’t un­der­stand the re­la­tion­ship between man and dog. Open­ing night tonight. To book call 0449 788 486. DIS­NEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Palm Beach Cur­rumbin High School Hall: Pre­sented by Nep­tune Mu­si­cal Pro­duc­tions Inc. is the clas­sic tale of Beauty and the Beast, with mu­sic by Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ash­man and Tim Rice. Opens to­mor­row night. Book on­line at nep­tune­prods.com or call 5536 2446. SEX DEATH AND REAL ES­TATE Zamia The­atre: The first in­stal­ment of Tam­borine Moun­tain Lit­tle The­atre’s sea­son of com­edy, one-act plays. Open­ing to­mor­row night, dates ev­ery Fri­day and Satur­day un­til May 20. Tick­ets $10 on the door.


ZOOKEEP­ERS South­port Sharks: Mod­ern jive live from 8.30pm. Free en­try. A NIGHT AT THE OPERA De Vito Water­front: The Singing Chef and tenor Raf­faele Pierno per­form Ital­ian duets and clas­sic show­stop­pers. Book­ings es­sen­tial. PROM NIGHT: SENILE SE­DUC­TION Else­where: Pull your pants up, don your Sun­day best, your fresh­est den­tures, your best cardi­gan and your most sen­si­ble slacks and rock out to Hot Since ‘93, Bae­bladez, Puff Limit, Wilko, No­bod­ies and Wade. Doors open 9pm. En­try $10+.


THE WAVES South­port Sharks: Eclec­tic bunch of mu­si­cians with a dy­namic range of mu­si­cal styles play­ing blues-hues cov­ers from 8.30pm. CHRIS FLASKAS Mi­ami Mar­ketta: Wield­ing an arse­nal of in­stru­ments Chris brings a high-power blend of al­ter­na­tive, folk, roots and in­dige­nous mu­sic with a touch of tribal spirit. Doors open 5pm. Free en­try. CAT­FISH AND THE DEEJAYS Surfers Par­adise RSL: Clas­sic 50s and 60s rock ‘n’ roll fea­tur­ing Cat­fish Purser, orig­i­nal mem­ber of the iconic Johnny O’Keefe and the Deejays rock group. Starts at 7.30pm. Free en­try. RUBY PAGE QUIN­TET The Arts Cen­tre: Jazz singer

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