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Gold Coast Little Theatre announces 2021 season

BYE BYE BIRDIE A rock’n’roll musical classic 29 Jan – 27 Feb 2021 Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses all-American girl Kim MacAfee for a very public farewell kiss. Featuring a high-energy score and a hilarious script, Bye Bye Birdie is a loving send-up of 1960s, teenagers and rock’n’roll. A musical comedy Book by Michael Stewart, Music by Charles Strause Lyrics by Lee Adams Director: Amy-Louise Anderson Musical Director: Ann Sparks Choreographer: Kate Learmonth Assistant Director: Todd Jesson Stage Manager: Di Francis Originally produced by EDWARD PADULA by arrangement with Hal Leonard Australia Pty Ltd

NO SEX PLEASE, WE'RE BRITISH A side-splitting comedy

16 April – 9 May 2021 A young bride innocently orders some Scandinavian glassware. What arrives is Scandinavian pornography, setting off an hilarious chain of events! No Sex Please, We’re British ran in London for over eight years and also delighted Broadway audiences. This is farce at its best and a guaranteed great night out. By Alistair Foot and Anthony Marriott Directed by Dorothy Henderson An amateur production by arrangement with ORiGiN on behalf of Samuel French Ltd

COST Adult $30, Concession $25, Group 6+ $24 ea, Group 10+ $23 ea, Member $22, Under 20 yrs $20 METAMORPHOSES Stunning Greek mythology drama

18 June – 10 July, 2021 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. Based on the myths of Ovid By Mary Zimmerman Directed by Bradley Chapman Rights arranged through Bret Adams Literary New York

GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT The explosive rock musical

3 September – 2 October, 2021 This Tony Award-winning, energy-fueled rock opera follows three boyhood friends, each searching for meaning in a post 9/11 world and discovering love, loss, drugs, sex and rock and roll along the way. Green Day’s American Idiot features every song from Green Day’s multi-platinum album of the same name, as well as several songs from the follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown. Come and discover what all the noise is about. Recommended 15+. Music by Green Day Lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong Book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer Directed by Stuart Morgan Music Direction by Ann Sparks and Michelle Watkins Choreography by Flynn Anderson Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia). All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

ONE O'CLOCK FROM THE HOUSE Hilarious black comedy

19 November – 11 December, 2021

When the elderly father of four feuding daughters passes away, the funeral gives rise to hilarity in a series of mishaps, errors and canine shopping trolleys! A comedy by Frank Vickory Directed by Dawn China By arrangement with ORIGIN Theatrical On Behalf of Samuel French A Concord Theatricals Company

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