Auto & General Theatre on the Square, Fifth St, Sandton, 011 883 8606, bookings 083 377 4969 or www.strictlytickets.co.za:
Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks, by Richard Alfierri, starring Judy Ditchfield and José Domingos, directed by Greg Homann. Ends February 9.
Second annual Jazz and Blues Weekend. January 24 to 26. Features Mike Slavin Blues Project on January 24 at 8pm, R175; Cat’s American Songbook on January 25 at 8.30pm, R120 and Jazz Showcase, January 26 at 4pm, R175.
Joburg Theatre Complex, cnr Loveday and Hoofd sts: 011 877 6854: book at 0861 670 670, see www.joburgtheatre.com
People’s Theatre: 011 403 1563/2340:
For reduced prices on tickets join the People’s Theatre Kids Club, call Andrew or Lorraine as above or see www.peoplestheatre.co.za.
Barnyard Theatre, East Rand Mall, cnr Rietfontein Rd and Bentel Ave, Boksburg, 011 823 6933:
We are the Champions. A tribute to Michael Jackson, Elton John, Tina Turner, Pink and Freddie Mercury. Thursday to March 9; Tuesdays to Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm. R95 to R150.
Beauty and the Beast, a pantomime. January 25 and February 22. 2pm. R90. Book at www.barnyard.co.za
Barnyard Theatre, Cresta Shopping Centre, Beyers Naude Drive, Randburg: 011 478 5300:
Thank You for the Music. A tribute to Abba, Queen and the Bee Gees.Thursday to March 9; Tuesdays to Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm. R95 to R150.
Beauty and the Beast, a pantomime. February 1 and March 1. 2pm. R90. Book at www.barnyard.co.za
Barnyard Theatre, Rivonia Crossing 2, cnr Witkoppen and Rivonia rds (entrance Achter Rd): 011 234 2033:
Time Warp. Rock stars, Broadway and Hollywood collide. January 24 to April 20; Tuesdays to Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm. R95 to R150.
Beauty and the Beast, a pantomime. February 8. 2pm, R90. Book at www.barnyard.co.za.
Montecasino, cnr William Nicol Drive and Witkoppen Rd, Fourways: 011 511 1818.
Pieter Toerien’s Theatre:
Ruby Wax Live on Stage. Ends Sunday. Tomorrow to Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 4pm and 8pm, Sunday at 3pm. R90, R100, R150 and R250 at Computicket.
The Rocky Horror Show. January 24 to March 30. Starring Brendan van Rhyn and Paul du Toit. R100 to R350 at Computicket.
Studio Theatre: 011 511 1818:
Andre the Hilarious Hypnotist. Tomorrow to Friday at 8.15pm, Saturday at 5.15pm and 8.15pm, Sunday at 3.15pm. R100 at Computicket.
Market Theatre, 56 Margaret Mcingana St, Joburg, 011 832 1641:
Laager Theatre, 011 832 1641:
Agreed, written by Robert Browning, Nick Warren and Lionel Newton, directed by Sylvaine Strike, starring Newton and Kutlwano Masote. Ends February 2, Tuesdays to Saturdays at 8.15pm and Sundays at 3.15pm. R79 on Tuesdays, otherwise R158. Book with Anthony Ezeoke or Neo Letsogo at 011 832 1541 x 121 or 135 or Computicket.
Carnival City Casino, cnr Century and Elsburg rds, Brakpan, Brakpan, 011 898 7575/7000:
Big Top Arena:
Rock legend Bryan Adams. Saturday, January 25 and Sunday, January 26. 8pm. R365 to R690 at Computicket.
Mardi Gras Theatre:
Divas in Drag. Every Wednesday. 8pm.
Pulse Dancers on ladies’ night. Every Thursday. Doors open 6pm, show starts at 7pm. Men allowed entry after 9.30pm. R50 at the MVG Ticket Booth.
Comedy Sessions, Friday nights.
Jazzy Sundays from 3pm to 9pm. R100 at the door.
Afro-Beatz every last Sunday of the month. 3pm till late. R130 (entry and meal) at the entrance from 1pm. For info call Siphiwe Motha at 083 856 3077.
Emperor’s Palace, 64 Jones Rd, Kempton Park, 011 928 1297/1213:
Theatre of Marcellus:
Herman van Veen. Dutch star with songs, sketches and mime accompanied by Edith Leerkes, Dave Wismeijer and Willem Wits on multiple instruments, Saturday, January 25 at 8.30pm and Sunday, January 26 at 3pm. R250 to R350 at Computicket.
Sexy Magic. Comedy magic show for the women with illusionist Vicus Cruywagen. Every Wednesday at 8pm, R50 at the door. Entry for men from 9pm.
Morning Melodies with Emile Minnie and Godfrey Johnson. Comedic and musical virtuosity. Mondays to Fridays at 11am.
Disco Sixties to Naughties, with Minnie and Johnson. 8pm every Thursday. R40.
Foxwood Theatre, 13 Fifth St, Houghton, 011 486 0935:
Going Gooding, with Malcolm Gooding. Friday and Saturday, January 24, 25, 31, February 1 at 8pm, Sunday, January 26, February 2 at noon. R140.
Classic Concert, presented by Ashley Roberts and Bongile Lecoge-Zulu. Sunday, January 26 at 3pm. R75. Thereafter on the last Sunday of every month.
Shikisha, Miriam Mekeba St, next to SAB World of Beer, Newtown, 011 492 1626:
Home Brew Comedy Nights every Thursday. Designed for up-and-coming comedians. R40 at the door. 8pm until 11pm.
The Venue, 17 High St, Melrose Arch, 011 214 4300:
94.7Unplugged every second Sunday. Doors open 7pm, show starts 7.30pm. See www.realsa.co.za for more info.
Lefra Produksies are holding auditions for My Boetie se Sussie se Ou, a play in Afrikaans by Pierre van Pletzen, directed by Frans Swart. This is a follow-up to My Vrou se Man se Vrou. Auditions will be held on Thursday and Friday for the following characters: Barbara Smith (30- to 40-year-old woman); Mary Smith (30- to 40-year-old woman); John Smith (30- to 40-year-old man); Stanley Gardner (40- to 50-year-old man) and Stanley’s father (67- to 75-year-old man). Auditions will also be held for two young actors: Gavin Smith (16 to 21-year-old son); Vicky Smith (16 to 21-year-old daughter). If players are still schoolgoing, they must be prepared to tour during the school terms. Send a CV with photo to admin@ lefra.com or fax 011 362 5233. Info from Charl Senekal at 011 815 3000.
Barnyard Theatre, Parkview Shopping Centre, cnr Garsfontein Rd and Netcare St, Moreleta Park, Pretoria, 012 368 1555:
Strictly No 1’s. Chart toppers and milestones. Thursday to March 9; Tuesdays to Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm. R95 to R150.
Beauty and the Beast, a pantomime. Saturday and February 15. 2pm. R90. Book at www.barnyardtheatre.co.za.
Brooklyn Theatre, cnr 13th and Thomas Edison sts, Menlo Park, 012 460 6033 or iSalon in Brooklyn:
Die Zauberflöte, WA Mozart’s fairy tale opera directed by Kobie van Rensburg, starring Arthur Swan, Linelle Wimbles, Ané Pretorius, Naomi Grobbelaar, Sandra Wolmarans, Kabelo Lebyana and others. January 19 at 3pm, tomorrow, Friday, January 22 and 24 at 8pm. R155 to R290 at www.ticketspace.co.za
Centurion Theatre, 123 Amcor Rd, Lyttelton Manor: 012 664 7859/8710; On Stage Restaurant bookings: 012 664 2381:
Shows start at 8pm, booking as above.
Glittergun for Ceilings, Comes with Cartridges. An evening of songs with Nataniël (pictured), accompanied by pianist Charl du Plessis, Werner Spies (bass) and Hugo Radyn (drums). No under-15s. January 21 to February 15. R180 to R190 at Computicket.com.
lComputicket: 083 915 8000 or www.computicket.com
www.strictlytickets.com or 082 553 5901/3.