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GTN Boardwalk - June 5, 2012

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PRETORIA

South African Theatre, 320 Pretorius St: 012 392 4000:

Drama:

My Vrou se Man se Vrou, starring Hannes Muller and Tobie Cronje. Ends Sunday. R100 to R160 at Computicket.

Momentum:

Sorry, Wong Number, written by Lucille Fletcher, directed by Keamogetswe Moeketsane, starring Mmathapelo Moagi, Nebo Mafabatho and others. June 12 to 29, Tuesday to Friday 8pm, Saturday 3pm and 8pm, Sunday 3pm. R50 adults, R30 students at Computicket.

Arena:

Janneman, with Sandra Prinsloo, Hannah Borthwick and Franci Swanepoel. Ends June 24, R110 at Computicket.

Atterbury Theatre, cnr Daventry and Lynnwood rds, Lynnwood Bridge Centre, 012 471 1700 or 082 841 0783:

Tickets at Computicket or the door.

Dejavu, by Dance De’Art Dance Company. Friday and June 15. R100. Call Monique 082 379 3530.

Drie Reisigers & Valiant Swart, with Dana Snyman, C Johan Bakkes and Johan Badenhorst. Saturday. at 8pm. Sunday at 4pm. R159, R170.

Selmaats & Swartbessies, presented by St Alban’s College. June 11 and 12 at 7pm. R100, R120.

Rooikaart, with Frank Opperman, 6pm for 6.30pm. June 13. R200. Bookings: Mariché at 074 419 0446.

Riders from the Storm: Albert Frost, Mel Botes, Valiant Swart, Piet Botha, Nathan Smith and secret guitar player. 8pm. June 14. R140, R200.

The Barnyard Theatre, Menlyn Park, Menlyn Park Shopping Centre, cnr Atterbury Rd and Lois Ave, Menlo Park, 012 368 1555:

Seven Wonders of Music. A tribute to Elvis Presley, Carlos Santana, Bryan Adams, Whitney Houston and others. Tuesdays to Saturdays at 8.30pm, doors open 6.30pm. Sundays at 2pm, doors open noon. Ends June 24. Book as above or www.barnyardtheatres.co.za

Brooklyn Theatre, cnr 13th and Thomas Edison sts, Menlo Park, 012 460 6033:

The Ballet Gala, with Mzansi Productions and the SA Ballet Theatre. Tomorrow at 8pm. R60 to R200 at Computicket.

Echoes of Paris. Camille Favre-Bulle CD launch of café music. June 13 at 8pm.

Tshwane University of Technology: 012 318 5157:

The Mardi Gras. TUT annual Rostrum Roulette Festival – a line-up of 26 drama productions at the Arts Campus from June 19 to 22. The main programme will run from 8.30am to 4pm daily with a one-hour break for tea and lunch. Performances will be scattered across the campus with three venues – the Rehearsal Room, the Studio and the Rostrum Theatre and a few site- specific performances. Audiences will be escorted to those locations. For more information and to book, call Tumi at 082 881 1826, or Pieter at 077 918 8318. Plays include Winternag Vlug, Tainted Love, Haar Hare, Die Pop, Fool for Love and others.

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.

Classical Tuesdays: Boverhoff and Sander piano duet with Mahler’s Symphony No 4.11am and 7pm. Today. R60.

Navi Redd. Friday. 8pm. R120.

Winter with Nataniël. A new show, costumes, stories and music, June 20 to 23 and June 25 to 30 at 8pm. R160, R170. (No under-16s)

Pierneef Theatre, cnr Pierneef and Mogg aves, Villieria: 012 329 0709:

Tickets at the door.

Kosmos with Ingrid van Zweel. Thursday. 7pm.

Onderweg with the National Council for Persons with Physical Disabilities. Jannie du Toit with Clinton Zerf and Susan Mouton. Friday. 7pm. Hearing-impaired people will be able to hear the usic because of a loop system installed in the theatre for the evening.

Loslippig with Ian Wessels. Saturday. 7pm.

PetCar Storie-Uur: Grensoorlog-Stories, with Petru Wessels and Carel Trichardt. Sunday and Sunday, June 17 at 3pm. R80 to R90.

An evening with Bheki Khoza and Abigail Muller. Sunday at 6.30pm. R60.

André Schwartz. June 15 at 7pm.

Sun City Superbowl: 014 557 1404

Jeff Dunham Live. Saturday. 8pm. R250 to R500 at Computicket.

JOBURG

Joburg Theatre Complex, cnr Loveday and Hoofd sts: 011 877 6854: all bookings at 0861 670 670 or see www.joburgtheatre.com

The Mandela Theatre:

Le Grand Cirque Adrenaline. Ends June 17. Shows at 8pm Tuesday to Friday, 3pm and 8pm on Saturdays and 2pm and 6pm on Sundays. Tickets priced from R190.

People’s Theatre: 011 403 1563/2340:

The Gingerbread Man 2. A musical written by Sir David Wood. Ends August 2. Entertaining and educational. For bookings, call Andrew or Lorraine at 011 403 1563.

Fringe (Theatre: 011 877 6854:

Viva. Thailand’s sensational voice band with pop-meets-opera. Ends June 16, Tuesdays to Fridays at 8.15pm, Saturdays at 6pm and 8.15pm, Sundays at 2.30pm. R170 to R190 as above.

Space.Com, Johannesburg Theatre Complex:

Sizwe Banzi is Alive. A South African play that tells the story of one of the many unresolved mysteries of our wounded people, past and country. Written and directed by Eliot Moleba. Tomorrow to Saturday at 2pm and 6pm, Sunday at 1pm and 4pm. R50, call Eliot Moleba at 078 357 7769.

Barnyard Theatre Boksburg, East Rand Mall, cnr Rietfontein Rd and Bentel Ave, 011 823 6933:

Dancing in the Street. Visit exotic destinations such as the Rio de Janeiro Carnival or the New Orleans Mardi Gras. Tuesdays to Saturdays at 8pm, doors open 6.30pm, Sundays at 2pm, doors open noon, until June 24. R90 to R135 at www.barnyardtheatres.co.za or 011 823 6933.

Barnyard Theatre Cresta, Cresta Shopping Centre, Beyers Naude Drive, Randburg: 011 280 4370:

Icons of the ‘80s, featuring an 11-member cast with song and dance. Tuesdays to Saturdays at 8pm, doors open at 6.30pm, Sundays at 2pm, doors open at noon. Until June 24. R95 to R145 at www.barnyardtheatres.co.za or 011 280 4370.

Barnyard Theatre, Rivonia Crossing 2, cnr Witkoppen and Rivonia rds (entrance in Achter Rd), just off Rivonia Rd turn-off on the N1 highway: 011 234 2033:

The Final Countdown. Six decades of rock ‘n’ roll, with hits from the 1950s to the present. Shows Tuesdays to Saturdays at 8pm, doors open 6.30pm, Sundays at 2pm, doors open at noon, until June 24. Book at www.barnyardtheatres.co.za or 011 234 2033.

Boksburg Boma Theatre & Buffet Restaurant, North Rand Rd, 011 918 4888

Queen Will Rock You – The Show. A tribute to the magic of Queen, singer Freddie Mercury and friends with live 10-member cast. Specials on Fridays and Saturdays at 8.30pm. Shows include full buffet.

Montecasino, cnr William Nicol Drive and Witkoppen Rd, Fourways: 011 511 1818.

Studio Theatre: 011 511 1818:

Pieter Toerien’s Theatre:

So You Think You Can Love? A comedy with Sonia Esgueira. Ends July 1. R150 at Computicket ir the theatre. box office

Teatro, Montecasino:

Cabaret – The Musical, starring Samantha Peo, Sascha Halbhuber and Bryan Hiles, directed by Steven Stead. Thursday7 to August 5. R100 to R325 at the theatre or Computicket.

Madame Zingara’s Spiegel Tent Victoria at Montecasino: 011 367 4250:

El Milagro. A unique dinner cirque spectacular with local and international artists combined with a four-course feast. R410 to R495. See www.madamezingara.com or call 0861 623 263.

Market Theatre, 56 Margaret Mcingana St, Joburg, 011 832 1641:

Sibikwa Indigenous Orchestra – Too Cool for School. An innovative musical experience for schools, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday until June 14. R50 a pupil, with minimum of 10 pupils a group. Book at 011 832 1641.

Kwela Bafana. Songs of the Fifties. Ends June 24, at 8pm. R75 Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays, R95, Friday and Saturday, R160 and Sunday matinee R120 at Computicket or box office.

National Children’s Theatre, Junction Ave, Parktown, 011 484 1584/5: www.nctt.org.za

Disney’s Alladin Jr. Ends July 21. Features Marco Spaumer, Dolly Louw, Clint Lesch, Dionne Song and others. R80 chilren, R100 adults at theatre.

Carnival City Casino, Heidleberg Rd, Brakpan, 011 898 7575/7000:

Big Top Arena:

Zahara will record a live DVD on Friday and Saturday at 8pm. R180 to R250 at Computicket.

Bollywood Zee TV Heroes and Mamta Sharma in Concert. Sunday. 5.30pm. R120 to R150 at Computicket.

Sports Bar:

Afro-Beatz. Sunday

Gold Reef City Theme Park, Northern Parkway, Ormonde, 011 248 6800:

Jett & Jin, the theme park’s new 4D adventure, alternated with Pirate Story, presently running. Admission in entry to park.

Lyric Theatre, box office 011 248 5000:

Chalo Cinema 5. Bollywood stage extravaganza, June 15at 8.30pm, June 16 at 3.30pm and 8.30pm and June 17 at 2pm and 5.30pm. R125 to R310 at Computicket or the box office.

Goethe on Main, 245 Main St, Joburg CBD: Kaja Kopkow at 011 442 3232:

Looking Glass – Johannesburg 2012 and 1886-1896. A two-part project of performative work and installation, the events leading to the creation of Joburg over 125 years ago, by Eduardo Cachucho. Friday to July 1. Free.

Old Mutual Theatre on the Square, Fifth St Sandton, 011 883 8606. Bookings: 083 377 4969 or Strictly Tickets:

Boesman and Lena, playwright Athol Fugard’s masterpiece, starring Quanita Adams and Elton Landrew, directed by James Ncgobo. Ends June 30. Book at Strictly Tickets: 082 553 5903.

Classical music concerts on Fridays. 12.45pm for 1pm. R30 is requested which includes coffee and biscuits. Go to the box office from 12.30pm. Enquiries: 011 883 8606.

Friday: French violinist Philippe Griffin and Annalien Ball (piano) with works by Bach, Beethoven and Debussy.

Origins Centre, West Campus, Wits University, Braamfontein: 011 717 4700:

Witwatersrand: The World’s Greatest Gold Deposit. A talk co-hosted by the Geological Society of South Africa, by Professor Morris Viljoen on Tuesday, June 12 at 6pm for 6.30pm. R45 or R35 Wits students and staff and Geological Society of South Africa members. Bookings: ask@origins.org.za. Enquiries: M Colman at 011 717 4700.

Linder Auditorium, Wits Education Campus, 27 St Andrews Rd, Parktown, Joburg:

Verdi Opera Gala, with the Black Tie Ensemble VO1SS, Opera Chorus and the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Alexander Fokkens. June 15 at 8pm. R140 to R180 at Computicket.

Roodepoort City Theatre (ex-Promusica Theatre), 100 Christiaan de Wet Rd, Florida Park, Roodepoort, 011 674 1356/7/8/9:

Adam Small’s play Krismis van Map Jacobs which deals with a man’s search for identity in a country that has descended into horror. Stars David Johnson, Sindi Sampson, Leslie Fong, Huey Louw, Crystal-Donna Roberts, Merlin Balie, Irvine van der Merwe, Bradley Olivier and Revano Michael Singh. Today at 11am and 8pm. R40 at computicket or as above.

Also at the theatre from June 14 to 17, a mini festival:

Thursday, June 14: Marita van der Vyver’s Dis Koue Kos, Skat with Elzabe Zietsman, directed by Andre Odendaal in a story that deals with the aftermath of a woman who has been dumped by her husband for one of his friends.

Friday, June 15 at 8pm: 100% Volroom Melt with Melt Sieberhagen who is described as the weirdest export from Ventersdorp.This is his first solo stand-up and it is sharp, sassy and smart.

Saturday, June 16 at 8pm: Kopstukke. Jeanne Goosen’s black comical look at a married couple who are tied to their beds because of an accident. Starring Lizz Meiring and Andre Stolz, 20 years after their first performance, this one has achieved both cult and classic status. The play is directed by Sandra Prinsloo.

Sunday, June 17 at 3pm: Schubert’s Piano Quintet Forel with Lizelle le Roux (violin), Jeanne-Louise Moolman (viola), Susan Mouton (cello), Christi-Louise Swanepoel (contra bass) and Dawid Boverhoff (piano). The second half of the programme features arrangements of Coenie de Villiers compositions. Contact Kosie Smit at 082 715 0123.

l Computicket: 083 915 8000 or www.computicket.com

l www.strictlytickets.com or 082 553 5903.

• For inclusion in Boardwalk fax all theatre-related info to 012 328 7166, or e-mail clare.braun@inl.co.za. The deadline for inclusion is noon on the Friday preceding publication on Tuesday.


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