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Rent, Javeen­bah Theatre, Nerang: Edgy mu­si­cal about poor artists and mu­si­cians strug­gling to sur­vive in New York un­der the shadow of HIV and AIDS. Won a post­hu­mous Pulitzer Prize for its writer, Jonathan Lar­son. Fea­tures adult themes. Di­rected by Ian Hogg. (Re­port, Page 7.) Plays Thurs­days to Satur­days at 8pm from to­mor­row un­til Au­gust 10. Tick­ets $25. Visit javeen­bah.org.au or phone 5596 0300 to book. Mo­ments, Gold Coast Lit­tle Theatre, Southport: The com­pany’s an­nual One-Act Play Sea­son, Mo­ments fea­tures per­for­mances of a se­lec­tion of one-act plays. (Re­port, Page 9.) Plays tonight un­til Satur­day at 8pm. Visit gclt.com.au or call 5532 2096 to book. Twelve An­gry Men, Phoenix En­sem­ble, Pav­il­ion Theatre, Beenleigh Show­grounds: Heather Scott di­rects this award-win­ning drama that charts the heated de­bate and per­son­al­ity bat­tles in a jury room, where a young man’s life hangs in the bal­ance. The pro­duc­tion fol­lows the orig­i­nal, cast­ing an all-male jury. (Re­port, Page 6.) Plays Fri­days and Satur­days at 7.30pm from to­mor­row un­til Au­gust 17. Tick­ets $24 adults; $22 con­ces­sions and $20 chil­dren. Call 3103 1546 or visit phoenix­ensem­ble.com.au to book. The Short + Sweet Theatre, The Space, The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast: The world’s largest 10-minute play fes­ti­val, Short+Sweet, re­turns to show­case the best of the Syd­ney event. More than 200 artists per­form 40 new plays at venues from Bris­bane to the Gold Coast. (Re­port, Page 9.) Plays Tues­day to Au­gust 2 at 7pm and Au­gust 3 at 3pm and 7pm. Tick­ets $22 to $24. Call 5588 4000 or visit thearts­cen­tregc.com.au to book. How the Other Half Loves, Zamia Theatre, North Tam­borine: Tam­borine Moun­tain Lit­tle Theatre presents this Alan Ay­ck­bourn bed­room farce. An­nie Lo­tocki and Brian Franklin di­rect. Plays Fri­days and Satur­days at 7.30pm un­til Au­gust 3. Tick­ets $18 adults and $15 con­ces­sions. Email tm­book­ings@mail.com or call 5545 2084 to book. Lu­mi­Air: A Cirque Ex­traor­di­naire, Jupiters Ho­tel & Casino: An in­ter­na­tional cast of 40 cirque per­form­ers, dancers and ac­ro­bats – in­clud­ing lo­cals Jenna Dear­ness Dark (vo­cals) and Lu­cia Car­bines (con­tor­tion­ist/aeri­al­ist) – star in this ac­claimed stage ex­trav­a­ganza. Plays Tues­days to Satur­days at 7.30pm, with mati­nees at 1pm Wed­nes­days, 3pm Satur­days and 4pm Sun­days. Tick­ets from $49. Call 132 849 to book. Sin & Tonic, Drac­ula’s, Broadbeach: The famed cabaret restau­rant’s new va­ri­ety show melds Ber­lin bur­lesque, mis­chievous com­edy, car­ni­val nov­elty acts and a punchy songlist. Show for 18+ au­di­ences. Stars Rudi Testa, Danielle Cas­son, Richard Ma­cio­nis, Me­gan Barry-Cot­ter and a live band. Din­ner/show plays Tues­days to Satur­days with ar­rivals from 6.30pm. Spirit of the Horse, Aus­tralian Out­back Spec­tac­u­lar, Ox­en­ford: A din­ner and show with a cast of larger-than-life char­ac­ters, in­cred­i­ble stunts, spe­cial ef­fects, live mu­sic and a three-course meal. Plays Tues­days to Satur­days, with mati­nees on the last Sun­day of month. Doors open 6.15pm. Tick­ets from $79.99.

Lu­mi­Air

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