‘Witness’ Hilton Arts Festival: Tickets selling like hotcakes

2011-09-06 00:00

A NUMBER of shows at this year’s The Wi t ness Hilton Arts Festival have already sold out.

There is not a ticket to be had for The Strange Case of the Headmaster’s Wife at the Fleur de Lys at 6 pm on Friday, September 16, and with tickets rapidly disappearing for the shows on September 15 at 6 pm, September 17 at noon and Sunday, September 18, at

10 am and 2 pm, you’ll need to get your skates on to enjoy a tasty meal and chance to be a super sleuth in Paul Spence and Annie Robinson’s fun dinner thriller.

Other shows and events which have already sold out include:

• September 17 — Jane’s Delicious Garden at Mindscape at

10 am, My First Sony in the Drama Centre at 10 am, London Road at 3.15 in the Hilton College Theatre, Body Language at 4.15 in the Memorial Hall, God of Carnage at 5.45 in the theatre, and My Afrikan Dream in the Topsy Turvy Tent at 8 pm.

• September 18 — Body Language at 12.15 in Memorial Hall.

Tickets are also going fast for Bar Flies on September 16, Cockroach and the Talking Drums workshop on September 17, and Body Language and London Road on September 18.

But there’s still plenty of great theatre, comedy and music to enjoy at this year’s festival.

Don’t miss seeing new works by South African playwrights Neil Coppen — Abnormal Loads on September 16 at 5 pm — and Matthew Hurt’s Sailing Somewhere, starring Fiona Ramsay on September 17 and 18, KickStArt Theatre Company’s stunning musical, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change on September 16 or their wicked comedy, God of Carnage on September 18, satricial comedy, Bar Flies on September 17 and 18,

The Israeli plays, Volunteer Man on September 16 and Timekeepers on September 18, and the absurdly funny and touching play, Slap Koejawel (and other titbits) on September 16.

To see the full line-up log on to www.hiltonfestival.co.za, alternatively, you can get a copy of the programme at selected Spar and Super Spar stores throughout KwaZulu-Natal, Exclusive Books (La Lucia, Pavilion, Liberty Midlands Mall and Gateway), Adams in Musgrave Centre, Bookworld @ Cascades, the KZNSA Gallery in Bulwer Durban, the Crouse Art Gallery, 254 Lillian Ngoyi (Windermere) Road, Pietermaritzburg Publicity offices, The Witness offices in Willowton Industrial estate, The Corner Café in Glenwood, and the Hilton College Theatre on weekdays during office hours.

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