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.
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.
Retro Vampt is currently showing at Dracula's Broadbeach.
Giles Taylo brings his Queen tribute to Jupiters.