LIVE – THE VENUE: Comedian Fernando Lamy with Jem Atkins and guests. Thursday. Fernando Lamy as MC. Adults only! 7.30pm at 166 Stamford Hill Rd, Morningside. R50. Call Bronwyn Kingsland: 082 967 2179.
RHUMBELOW THEATRE: Presents Songs the Wars Made Famous with Dee’z M Bee’z – Dave Burch, Mim Erasmus and Bernie Davenport. Shows Friday to Sunday. Starts Friday, ends May 6. Friday and Saturday at 8pm; Sunday at 6.30pm. BYO food and drinks. Venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner. R100, R75 block bookings, pensioners and MOTH members (first weekend only), R50 kids, at Computicket, or Roland: 031 205 7602.
VARIOUS VENUES: Comedian Carvin H Goldstone takes his No Swearing one man show to Sydenham at St Philomeanas today; Marrianridge at Marrianridge Secondary School tomorrow; Wentworth at Austerville Community Hall on Thursday; and Newlands East at Open Door Church on Friday. R70 at 073 611 2260.
DURBAN ICE RINK: Ice Revue from Russia. A fantasy show for all ages. Saturday and Sunday only. The talented stars juggle, leap and spin their way through a series of balletic acts, all on the point of their blades. And, of course, the circus wouldn’t be the same without the comic actors and clowns. Saturday at 1pm and 5pm, Sunday at noon and 4pm. R130 to R250 at Computicket.
VARIOUS VENUES: Visual theatre company, FTH:K is touring to promote and instil integrated (deaf and hearing) theatre in KZN until Saturday. Organisations, schools or venues interested in workshops or a performance by FTH:K can contact [email protected] See www.fthk.co.za
THE BARNYARD THEATRE: At Gateway. Rocking All Over The World will whisk audiences across the globe until Sunday. Features the music of Celine Dion, Alanis Morissette, Bryan Adams, U2, Edith Piaf, ABBA, Amy Winehouse, Carlos Santana, Shakira and more. R135 from Wednesday to Saturday, with specials of R100 per person every Tuesday night and Sunday matinee. Bookings and enquiries: 031 566 3045.
HERITAGE THEATRE: Brothers in Arms is a tribute to one of the world’s guitar maestros, Mark Knopfler. It runs until Sunday and features the Heritage’s resident band performing some of Knopfler’s best-known songs. R165 for Tuesday dinner and Sunday lunch; and R195 Wednesday to Saturday, including a two-course meal. Low-price previews on Thursday. Call 031 765 4197.
ELIZABETH SNEDDON THEATRE: Magician Mo Magic’s first solo show comes to the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre, on UKZN campus, from tomorrow to Sunday. Mo Magic intends to not only amaze you, but to reveal “the amazing you”. R100, R120 and R140 (reduced price performance for R100 on Thursday) at Computicket.
STERLING THEATRE: Zaffa presents a tribute to the great man in black, Johnny Cash, in The Johnny Cash Show, with songs about trains, guns, love, heartache and prison. It’s fun, vibrant and electric, and features the Cash hits Boy Named Sue, Ring of Fire, Jackson and many more. The show stars Rob Warren as Johnny, on guitar and vocals; his brother Garth on bass and vocals; Gareth Gale on drums; and holding down the June Carter moments will be Clare McIlroy. Shows in May: Friday 4th and Saturday 5th, Friday 11th to Sunday 13th. Shows: 8pm and 3pm on Sunday 13th. R80. BYO picnics. Cash bar. Bookings: call 076 786 1127.
SUNCOAST SUPERNOVA AND CATALINA THEATRE: Dingaling’s hot new adult comedy will run at the Suncoast Supernova Cinecentre on May 4, 5 and 6, and thereafter plays from May 8 to 27 at the Catalina Theatre at Wilson’s Wharf. Audiences are taken on a nostalgic trip when the guys’ antics land them in hot water with the law. Complete with zany comedy and hit music from yesteryear, this play promises a laugh a minute. Tickets for Suncoast Cinecentre at 086 125 6300 and Catalina Theatre at 031 305 6889, or see www.strictlytickets.com. R100. Block booking concessions at Catalina for fundraisers. Enquiries: [email protected]
• To be listed in Boardwalk, e-mail all theatre-related submissions to [email protected]; subject: Boardwalk, by Thursday noon.