Gold Coast theatre-goers are well served as the curtains rise on some real gems
Spotlight opens Nine to Five tomorrow. With direction by Jamie Watt and musical direction by Peter Laughton, it promises to be a blockbuster. The musical is based on the popular film starring Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton. The local version stars Tenile Storm Graham, Tamara Hamilton, Rachel Love and Simon Stone. Tickets on sale now at 5539 4255. Javeenbah’s Billy Liar is on now. This is a ’60s-style comedy, which has had success as a film. Directed by Dawn China, it runs until August 5. It’s Gold Coast Little Theatre’s last weekend of 70 Girls 70. Audiences are truly loving this crazy old-age musical, and the after show chatter has been hilariously supportive. The final performances are tonight, tomorrow and Saturday at 8pm. Call 5532 2096. Rehearsals for Rob Horton’s production of Lady Windermere’s Fan are in progress with the show opening in September. Book now at gclt.com.au Yours truly is off to see The Bodyguard in Brisbane this weekend. Watch this space for more info in next week’s column. See you in a crowded foyer real soon.
Javeenbah Theatre’s popular black comedy Billy Liar runs until August 5.