Holiday Theatre

2009-12-28 11:33

 

Spoof Full of Sugar rewrites the musicals and then some to create a

sometimes saucy, sometimes laugh-out-loud musical review show.

Directed by veteran Malcolm Terry, this four-hander stars Brandon

Auret, Dianne Simpson, Pieter Bosch Botha and Idols finalist ­Ntsepa

Pitjeng.

Keep your ears open for Botha’s brilliant reworking of Mr

Cellophone, Mr Instant Fame and Auret’s tongue-twisting abbreviations number.

Spoof Full of Sugar is on at the Old Mutual Theatre on the Square in Sandton

until December 31. Call 011 883 8606 to book.

The Woman in Black offers a creepy alternative to the usual jolly

holiday fare.
 
Based on Susan Hill’s horror story it’s a tale of a terrifying

haunting, starring Eckart Rabe and Anton Luitingh.

It’s on at the Montecasino

Theatre until January 10. Book at Computicket.

DURBAN:

Rock on! Beethoven is a toe-tapping New Year’s Eve treat for the

whole family. The show, on at Gateway in Durban’s Barnyard Theatre, is perfect

for families from grandpa to pre-schoolers.

Ludwig von Beethoven’s misbehaviour in heaven gives the band and

singers an excuse to get down this holiday season and as always this show

includes all the classic rock tunes perfect for a sing-along. Tickets for the

New Year’s show, which includes an after-party with DJ David Yapp, are R290

each. Call 031 566 3045 to book.

Sinderella is the perfect way to see in the New Year. The show is a

naughty take on the fairytale classic and it’s on at the Jubilee Supper Theatre,

Jubilee Hall, University of KZN in Durban until December 31. New Year’s eve

tickets are R200 which includes dinner, the show and two bottles of bubbly. Call

031 309 1841 or book at Computicket.

CAPE TOWN:

The Sleeping Princess is on at Cape Town’s Artscape theatre until

January 10. The ballet, with music by Tchaikovsky, tells the tale of the

Princess Aurora who is cursed to prick her finger on a spinning wheel and spend

100 years sleeping until she is awakened by true love’s kiss.

Presented by the Cape Town City Ballet company, this production is

directed by Elizabeth Treigaardt. Book at Computicket.

3 Wiser Men is on at Cape Town’s Baxter Theatre. See in the new

year with Marc Lottering, Riaad Moosa and Nik Rabinowitz in this show written by

David Kramer that proves Capetonians love to laugh at, and with, each

other.

Donveno Prins and his band join the threesome and their alter egos

Auntie Merle, Aysha and Beryl Rosenberg as they laugh their way into 2010. Book

at Computicket.


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