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@ Jan 16th 2019 10:24am
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If you're heading for the Gold Coast soon, be sure to catch these fascinating and hugely entertaining shows coming to you this March. Don’t miss these Gold Coast events 2019. Our Absolute Beachfront Accommodation Gold Coast is ideally located in Surfers Paradise.
The Sapphires are one of Australia's favourite stories. Winning numerous awards as a play, film and soundtrack album there was one thing to do left, and that was to take on a national tour of Australia. Bringing the raw power, fun and heart of this story to various stages across Australia. Writer Tony Briggs will translate and bring his work to the stage in a version he says will be a very personal and unique telling of The Sapphires story.
He hopes the audience will be able to relate and feel connected to a story that has seeped into the consciousness of the Australian theatre and movie-going audiences and get a feeling of joy and profound insight of who Aboriginal people are. The hope is for people to take away from ‘The Sapphires' comfort and happiness.
Four young women who hail from regional Australia love singing country music, and They unexpectedly get the opportunity to change their lives, their fashion and their song. Armed with uniforms of sequins and equipped with microphones, they find themselves in a position to make people happy in the thick of Vietnam War.
The Sapphires is a hilarious, emotional tale based on the real story of the writer's mother. It narrates of the unbelievable adventure of a singing group of four Yorta Yorta Women, who express Motown soul with their incredible voices in a time of personal transformation and considerable social unrest. It is an explosive, fun and immersive play that celebrates life and the actualisation of dreams.
The writer, Briggs, combines reality and fiction to give life to his life-affirming story. The play is political in parts but still mostly personal and intimate. The pay is about the fulfilment of dreams. It refuses to pigeon-hole people and put them in a box. It explores hope in every sense.
Catch The Sapphires on March 15 – 16 at Home of the Arts.
It may be a stretch, but Guy Montgomery hasn't always been the best. While most people are well- mannered and caring from birth, this has not been the case with Guy.
Guy has been born into a world of privilege being a white, straight guy from Christchurch, New Zealand. Although he has desperately tried to grow and educate himself, to be "woke" so to speak, there aren't many minorities Guy hasn't stepped on along the path to becoming a better human being. Grab this rare moment and witness as Guy unlearns the various traits that turned him into someone who is part of the problem.
Guy's sharp, biting comedy tackles the best and the worst of humanity even as you laugh your head off. Addicting and whip-smart, you'll be thoroughly entertained. Catch the show on March 22 at Home of the Arts.
Sometimes Always Never
Able to blend convey gruffness and winning charm with just the raise of an eyebrow, Bill Nighy has already established himself as one of Britain's most prominent character actors. He stars with a talented cast of actors such as Sam Riley and Alice Lowe in this beautiful and heart-warming comedy-drama about a tailor in search of his long-lost son.
Sharp in his suit and manner, Nighy (The Bookshop), is at his deadpan best as Scrabble-loving Merseyside tailor Alan, whose eldest son Michael walked out of the house after a particularly heated round of the favourite board game. His son never came back. Years after, Alan and his other son Peter (Sam Riley) carry on the search while trying to fix their broken relationship.
Bringing to life the funny and sharp script by seasoned screenwriter Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Liverpudlian director Carl Hunter employs a bright visual style and eye-popping production design to express the ever-changing moods of a family who have an abundance of knowledge when it comes to works but still find it impossible to communicate.
Catch the film on March 14 at Home of the Arts.
Twenty-eight years and still going strong, Flickerfest is Australia's number one Academy® Award accredited and BAFTA-recognised Short Film Festival. It is the country's most significant Australian and International short film competition. Catch the best of shorts from Australia and around the world. The films are carefully chosen from 2,700 entries.
Flickerfest screens for ten days at glorious Bondi Beach in January 2019. Some of the particular highlights will also be touring Australia on a national tour covering 50+ venues from Jan – May 2019. The festival celebrates the most entertaining and ground-breaking short filmmaking from Australia and around the globe.
The films are selected from the Flickerfest Australian programmes in competition at Bondi. This is an excellent opportunity to see these fantastic short films before they go on their journey around the world. Be exposed to the best in short filmmaking Australia. Catch Flickerfest on March 14 at Home of the Arts.
After being performed at sold-out stages across the world, both in London's West End & Broadway, The Gruffalo makes its way back to Australia. Come along with Mouse on a heroic adventure through the thick and creepy wood in this magical, musical adaptation of the timeless book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
While foraging for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the calculating Fox, the quirky old Owl and the mad Snake. Will the story of the horrific Gruffalo stop Mouse from becoming dinner for these starving creatures? After all, the Gruffalo does not exist – or does it?
Get ready for laughs and thrilling fun!
The Gruffalo is a show that both kids and adults will love. Have a great time following this exciting tale. The talented cast of three gives a fresh take on this classic favourite. Don't miss the show from March 8 – 9 at Home of the Arts.
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Our standard two bedroom ocean view apartment has relaxing amenities that will encourage you to put your feet up and savour the quiet. The apartment contained a kitchen with complete facilities as well as laundry facilities. There are two bathrooms, a comfortable lounge area with cable TV, and a private balcony. Enjoy the gorgeous beach views from high above. The apartment can house four guests. Bring your family along and enjoy the family holidays.
If you have a lot of guests travelling with you, we also have standard three bedroom ocean view apartments and deluxe three bedroom ocean view apartments. The three bedroom apartments have stylish kitchens, two bathrooms, and a comfortable lounge area. There is also a private balcony with great views. Enjoy the gorgeous views from the balcony. Lay back and enjoy the peaceful ambience of the apartment in the spacious lounge area.
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