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RHUMBELOW THEATRE: Catch Double Take, the stand-up comedy featuring two of SA’s finest comedians, Al Prodgers and Warren Robertson, from September 7 to 9. Prodgers and Robertson have won international awards for their live stand-up which is packed with sharp observations. Book at Computicket or Shoprite/Checkers outlets.
IZULU THEATRE: After rave reviews, Kambakht Ishq is back Friday and Saturday. R100 at Computicket or Shoprite/Checkers outlets.
THE HERITAGE THEATRE: The musical tribute Eagles – Taking It Easy opens tonight. The show, which covers the meteoric rise to fame of the Eagles in the ’70s and ’80s, includes numbers such as Hotel California, Tequila Sunrise, Lyin’ Eyes, Get Over It and Heartache Tonight. Directed by Dawn Selby, guitars by Barry Thomson, Andy Turrell, Riaan Jacobsz and Shaun Dragt. Ends September 23. Preview specials today to Thursday: show and a three- course meal for only R165. Normal tickets: R195 Wednesday to Saturdays, and R165 Tuesday night and Sunday matinee for the show and a two-course meal. Show only option R100. Bookings: 031 765 4197.
THE BARNYARD THEATRE: The nation is feeling proud after our sporting stars’ successes at the Olympics, and now The Barnyard is celebrating our musical heroes with Special Stars from tonight until October 7. This musical adventure presents an 11-member cast and features the music of Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse, David Kramer, Johannes Kerkorrel, Mango Groove, Steve Hofmeyr, Brenda Fassie, Hotline, Bright Blue and E’Void, Clout, Ballyhoo, Rabbitt, Freshlyground and The Parlotones. R135 from Wednesday to Saturday, specials of R100 every Tuesday and R90 Sunday matinee. Call 031 566 3045.
THE PLAYHOUSE: The hit Broadway production Burn the Floor runs from tomorrow to September 2. The show has toured 30 countries and more than 160 cities and features performers from 10 countries, with more than 100 championship dance titles between them. Ballroom dancing has been around for years, but Burn the Floor describes itself as “ballroom reinvented”. Tickets: R80 to R285 at Computicket, or call 031 369 9555/6. A “two for the price of one” deal is available for Talk Back Tuesdays, when the dancers handle a Q&A session.
HILTON COLLEGE: The annual Witness Hilton Arts Festival turns 20 this year. It will take place at Hilton College from September 21 to 23. More information at www.hiltonfestival.co.za or call 033 383 0126/7.
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