From the moment you entered Tugun Theatre, the mood for ‘Girl’s Night Out’ was set! From the fabulous feather boa on the lovely lady greeting people in the foyer, to the pin boards laced with stills from the show along with cast photos and introductions as you walk into the hall.Sitting down you were greeted to a program and some ‘bridesmaid’ headbands to really get into the ‘Hens Night’ party mood.
Guys & Dolls // Gold Coast Little Theatre
Glitz, Glamour and Hollywood! Gold Coast Little Theatre’s production of Guys and Dolls is a fantastic rendition of this classic!
EXIT // Spotlight Theatre
Exit, a new play by James Hall, is a well-developed drama examining addiction and self-deprecation. The set design is impeccable, and the acting is highly skilled. Overall, a great night out with important themes.
Cinderella // Javeenbah Theatre
Review by Bradley Chapman Javeenbah’s most recent production is a quirky little show. The bizarrely titled Cinderella centres on the … More
Chicago // Spotlight Theatrical Company
Spotlight Theatrical Company’s production of Chicago can be summed up in one word: nuanced. The attention to detail in the directing, the finishing touches on every scene and every moment are what sell this show. They are what make Chicago a unique experience. And they are what make this production, ninety-nine years on from the murder that inspired it, feel new.
Forget Me Knot // Tugun Theatre
Tugun Theatre’s production of Forget Me Knot is hilariously entertaining! This is a fantastic night out at the theatre.
The Last Five Years // Gold Coast Little Theatre
Gold Coast Little Theatre’s (GCLT) stunning production of The Last Five years is nothing short of a hit! This theatre nestled in the heart of Southport continues to create superb performances, and their recent production is no different!
Next To Normal // Javeenbah Theatre
The entire production team, cast and crew of Javeenbah Theatre’s Next to Normal has smashed this out of the park! With standing ovations from every show so far, it’s clear that this is going to sell out fast. BRAVO!
Jekyll & Hyde // Gold Coast Little Theatre
From the moment the curtains part and the music starts, Gold Coast Little Theatre’s production of Jekyll & Hyde is simply divine. Directed by Stuart Morgan, with Music Direction from Ann Sparks and Choreography from Hayley Green, Gold Coast Little Theatre’s Jekyll & Hyde is a perfect night out at the theatre.
King Lear // Mercury’s Wings
Rain falls in the heart of Southport during this Shakespeare Classic produced by Mercury’s Wings Mercury’s Wings’ production of King Lear is perfectly nuanced against the concrete jungle of The Smith Collective in Southport as this classic is brought to life by professional actors.
A House, A Home // Glitter Martini
Review by Anina-Marie Glitter Martini’s latest production A House, A Home is a stunning immersive circus work that challenges our … More
Little Shop of Horrors // Spotlight Theatre
Audrey II has arrived at Spotlight Theatre in a kaleidoscope of swirling vibrant colours! This quirky cult classic is sure to delight both seasoned and new fans of Spotlight’s latest show Little Shop Of Horrors. This is Community Theatre as it should be! In one word this show is stupendous, and you will be sorry to have missed out if you don’t get along to see Little Shop of Horrors playing at Spotlight Theatre until 20 August!
Charitable Intent // Gold Coast Little Theatre
Dot your I’s and Cross your T’s when for this conflict resolution conference at Enabling & Caring, they just so happen to not be so caring.
We Will Rock You // Spotlight Theatre
Put on that leather jacket and get that eyeliner out for We Will Rock You will knock your socks off!
Live in Five // Thundering Productions
Live in Five was a lot of fun. As this new production company continues to find its feet and leave its mark on the Gold Coast theatre scene, there will inevitable be many more great things emerging. Thundering Productions is aptly named – the applause of the overjoyed audience was, in a word, thundering.
The Boys In The Band // Javeenbah Theatre Company
Javeenbah Theatre Company’s production of The Boys In The Band is monumental. For a small, local community theatre company to take a chance on an iconic queer play from the 60s is almost unheard of. And yet, Javeenbah did exactly that! The result is a smashing success; a brilliantly poignant creation leaving the audience utterly gobsmacked.
One O’Clock From The House // Gold Coast Little Theatre
Gold Coast Little Theatre’s production of One O’Clock From The House transports the audience right back to the 1980’s with this witty English comedy and is perfect for a great night out at the theatre!
Singin’ In The Rain // Spotlight Theatrical Company
Spotlight Theatrical Company’s production of Singin’ In The Rain is picture-book perfect and pure, golden age Hollywood movie musical magic. This production is not one that anyone will want to miss. It is possibly the best theatre produced in Southeast Queensland in 2021. It is delightful, joyful, and filled to the brim with stage magic. Bravo!
Ordinary Days // Javeenbah Theatre Company
Javeenbah Theatre Company’s production of Ordinary Days is a wonderfully uplifting piece of theatre that challenges the audience’s intrinsic cynicism and begs them to embrace the simple joys of life and find the beauty in ordinary things. The small cast of four are all phenomenally talented and together they bring these ordinary characters to life in a way that has the audience laughing, crying and celebrating life, love and hope. This is a show you will not want to miss.
American Idiot // Gold Coast Little Theatre
Gold Coast Little Theatre’s production of American Idiot is raw, angsty and outrageously rocking. Featuring music by iconic 2000s punk-rock … More