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THE BAR­BER OF SEVILLE The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast: Opera Queens­land presents Gioacchino Rossini’s The Bar­ber of Seville, a rol­lick­ing fi­esta of sunny Span­ish mad­ness. Lindy Hume di­rects this cel­e­brated mu­si­cal. It fol­lows Fi­garo, the friendly neigh­bour­hood bar­ber with wits and tricks as sharp as his ra­zors. He sets to unite young lovers in an evening of dis­guises and du­plic­ity. Shows to­mor­row at 7.30pm and Satur­day at 2pm. Tick­ets $59-$65. AF­TER JAN­UARY Javeen­bah The­atre: Di­rected by Amy-Louise An­der­son, this play is about what hap­pens when you stop wait­ing for life to hap­pen and be­gin to live it. Alex De­laney has 18 days of wait­ing be­fore he knows the an­swer which will de­ter­mine the course of his life. The wait­ing seems un­bear­able un­til he meets a girl ... Af­ter Jan­uary is a touch­ing and re­al­is­tic por­trayal of the awk­ward­ness, in­ex­pe­ri­ence and in­no­cence of first love. Plays Fri­days and Satur­days at 7.30pm un­til Au­gust 6, with a 2pm mati­nee on Sun­day. Tick­ets $25. javeen­bah.org.au SEVEN LIT­TLE AUS­TRALIANS Tweed Civic Cen­tre: Tweed The­atre Com­pany present the mu­si­cal ver­sion of Ethel Turner’s clas­sic novel. It fea­tures a cast of 30 lo­cal ac­tors and singers plus a live or­ches­tra. It tells of the love that is not al­ways eas­ily ex­pressed be­tween a man and wo­man, a fa­ther and daugh­ter. Last shows. Plays to­mor­row and Satur­day at 7.30pm and Sun­day at 2pm. Tick­ets $15-$28. tweedthe­atre.com.au RETRO VAMPT Drac­ula’s, Broad­beach: The famed cabaret restau­rant’s lat­est vam­pire vaude­ville show cel­e­brates the 1970s through big hair, span­dex flares and a funky song list. Show for 15+ au­di­ences. The psy­che­delic-in­spired com­edy cabaret stars Rudi Testa, Richard Ma­cio­nis, David Kume, Danielle Glanville, Inia De­war, Sarah Louis-Jean, Jes­sica Stans­field and a live band. Din­ner and show Tues­days to Satur­days. Ar­rivals from 6.30pm. drac­u­las.com.au HIGH COUN­TRY LEGENDS Aus­tralian Out­back Spec­tac­u­lar, Ox­en­ford: Din­ner and show with a cast of larg­erthan-life char­ac­ters, an­i­mal stars, big stunts, spe­cial ef­fects and live mu­sic and a three-course meal. Plays Tues­days to Satur­days with mati­nees on the last Sun­day of the month. Doors open 6.15pm. Tick­ets from $79.99. out­back­spec­tac­u­lar.com.au QUEEN – IT’S A KINDA MAGIC Jupiters Gold Coast: This great­est hits trib­ute show recre­ates Queen’s 1986 World Tour con­cert. Show at 8pm. Tick­ets $69. JOSH LEE HAMIL­TON Burleigh Brew­ing Com­pany: Friday Brew Jams at the Brew­house Bar with Josh Lee Hamil­ton. Show 5pm-8.30pm. SET MO Else­where: Sydney duo Set Mo take over the decks with their brand of deep house, disco and groov­ing techno tunes. DILRUK JAYASINHA The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast: Dilruk Jayasinha does live standup for Com­edy in the Base­ment. Show at 8pm. Tick­ets $25. MA­SON RACK BAND South­port Sharks: Al­ter­na­tive orig­i­nals from lo­cal rock­ers Ma­son Rack Band. Show at 8.30pm. Free en­try. KULAZ Cur­rumbin RSL: Pop, reg­gae, ca­lypso and dance cov­ers. Show at 7pm. Free en­try.

SATUR­DAY

HER­MAN’S HER­MITS Twin Towns: Golden oldies play their clas­sic songs Sil­hou­ettes, Dandy, Henry VIII and more. Show at 8.30pm. Tick­ets $35. SU­GAR SHAK­ERS Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Pop­u­lar duo play dance­floor favourites. Show at 6.30pm. Free en­try. FEM­INA AUS­TRALIS The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast: Maryen Cairns, Sani Bolton and Elvis Ker­naghan join forces for a night of live mu­sic. Show at 7.30pm. Tick­ets $20.

Pic­ture: David Clark

Retro Vampt is cur­rently show­ing at Drac­ula's Broad­beach.

Giles Taylo brings his Queen trib­ute to Jupiters.

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