SYNOPSIS: What does a couple do when both the wife and husband retire? Well here is a very funny play with a few suggestions. In fact, it involves two retired couples who are and have been best friends for many years. You may recognise yourself, or you may see yourself merging into one or more of these funny situations, but either way, it will certainly make you laugh and may even bring a tear to your eye.
Tweed Theatre Company
Tweed Heads Civic Centre,
Brett Street, Tweed Heads, NSW
Tickets: At the Door; Tweed & Murwillumbah Information Centres
July 10 (preview), 11, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25: 7.30 p.m. | July 12, 19 (Sun) 2.00 p.m.
THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR
By Nikolai Gogol
Directed by Andrew Cockroft Penman
SYNOPSIS: This play is a comedy of errors, satirizing human greed, stupidity & the extensive political corruption of Imperial Russia The self- serving mayor is in panic mode since discovering the imminent arrival of a government inspector. Terrified that he will be found out & hounded, he puts every local bureaucrat & family member into overdrive to impress, placate & bribe the bigwig.
Based on the myths of Ovid
By Mary Zimmerman Rights arranged through Bret Adams Literary New York
Directed by Bradley Chapman
SYNOPSIS: Stunning Greek mythology drama. Set in and around a pool of water, Metamorphoses is a Tony award-winning play. An ensemble of actors embody figures from Greek mythology to share stories of transformation. Featuring tales of Orpheus and Eurydice, Psyche and Eros, Aphrodite, Midas and more. Ovid’s myths come alive with provocative moments and breathtaking storytelling.
Gold Coast Little Theatre
21A Scarborough Street, Southport
BOOK: PH: 07 5532 2096
THE DRAMA MERCHANT
July 9 - 12
VENUS IN FUR
By David Ives
By Arrangement with Hal Leonard Australia Pty Ltd on behalf of the Dramatists' Play Service, Inc
July 31, August 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 at 7.30 pm.
August 9. & 16 at 2 pm
BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
Book by Douglas McGrath
Words and Music by Gerry Goffin & Carole King; Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil.
Music by arrangement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing.
Orchestrations, Vocal and Incidental Music Arrangements by Steve Sidwel.l
Originally produced on Broadway by Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Mike Bosner.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.
Directed by Kim Reynolds
SYNOPSIS: Beautiful tells the true story of Carole King’s meteoric rise to fame as one of the twentieth century’s foremost singer-songwriters. We are introduced to Carole when she is 16 and pitching her first song (“It Might As Well Rain Until September”) to New York music producer Don Kirshner. Soon after, she meets her future husband and creative collaborator, Gerry Goffin. In a musical whirlwind, the couple are married, King gives birth to their first child and the duo make a name for themselves in the music business, knocking out hit after hit.