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Durban Boardwalk - April 1, 2014

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DOING IT FOR DAVE: Remembering Dave  A Tribute to the Brubeck Legacy stages this weekend for one show only. Revved up and ready for the show are Bruce Baker, left, drums and Melvin Peters, piano.

CATALINA THEATRE, Wilson’s Wharf: On Fire Comedy present Late Night Comedy at the Catalina featuring Carvin Goldstone on Friday. Show runs 10pm to 11.30pm. R80 (show only), R140 (includes dinner at John Dory’s or Spur beforehand). Support act Jem Atkins, Liam Johns as host. Book at Computicket. For more information, call 031 837 5999.

RHUMBELOW THEATRE (PMB): Remembering Dave – A Tribute to the Brubeck Legacy, stages on Sunday at 6.30pm. South African jazz artist Melvin Peters and his quartet will present versions of tunes composed and performed by Brubeck. Peters has performed internationally and this year commemorates 30 years as a professional jazz pianist. The jazz world continues to mourn Brubeck who died in December 2012. Peters had a memorable association with him going back to 1988. The quartet comprises Peters (piano), Tom Hare (saxophone), Ildo Nanja (acoustic bass) and Bruce Baker (drums). R120, R100 pensioners and tables of eight or more. Bring picnic baskets. Book at Computicket or call 031 205 7602.

SEABROOKES (DHS) THEATRE: The Actors’ Unemployed Company’s (AUC) new comedy, Super Mokoena, stages until April 13. Get ready for the flight of your life, as you meet the Man of Steel in a way you never have before! Laughter, hilarity, shadow puppets and bromance! Super Mokoena brings together a creative team that will make you believe a man can fly of Clare Mortimer (director), Bryan Hiles (designer), Marc Kay (writer, performer), Adam Dore (performer) and Mtho Zulu (performer). Don’t miss this zany story of Superman in South Africa. R95 at Computicket or at the door. 7.30pm from Tuesdays to Saturdays, 3pm on Sundays.

ELIZABETH SNEDDON THEATRE: A Handful of Keys with Ian von Memerty and Roelof Colyn returns to Durban to celebrate 20 remarkable years, from tomorrow until April 27. Featuring a firecracker script and two grand pianos, A Handful of Keys entertains with music and songs from Elton John, Richard Clayderman, Nora Jones, Alicia Keys, Billy Joel, The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Liberace through to Bach, Debussy, Chopin and many more. Book at Computicket. For block bookings call Ailsa Windsor at 083 250 2690. Wednesday to Saturday at 8pm, Saturday and Sunday at 3pm.

COMING UP

iZULU THEATRE, SIBAYA CASINO: The Ladies of Lollipop Lane runs April 11 to 13. Thousands tuned in for several years to the popular radio soapie, Lollipop Lane, created by Clinton Marius. Now the magic returns in a whacky spin- off for three performances in The Ladies of Lollipop Lane. Starring Pauline Dalais and Shika Budhoo as the much-loved Mrs Singh-Singh and Mrs Singh-Song; and co-directed by Marius and Caroline Smart, The Ladies of Lollipop Lane features a stellar line-up of comedy favourites. With fun prizes to be won, early booking is strongly advised at Computicket. 8pm on the Friday and Saturday, with a 3pm matinee on the Sunday.

SUNCOAST, Cinecentre: The Dingalings stage Wed-Dingalings from April 11 to 13. The Dingalings bring you their antics, Bollywood, Tollywood and ‘80s hit tunes. This time the guys are preparing to host their friend’s wedding prenuptials with advice on wives, mothers-in-law, setting up house and recollections of the good old days . Featuring Dr Satchu Annamalai, Ravi Subramoney, who share the stage with the Dingalings regulars. The play is directed and conceived by Yugan Naidoo and produced by Kumseela Naidoo. Friday 8.30pm, Saturday 5pm and 9pm, Sunday 6pm. Tickets are only available at the movie box office or by calling 086 124 6300.

GREYVILLE RACE COURSE: As Easter approaches, The Durban Catholic Players Guild will present its annual production of The Way of the Cross on April 13 at 3pm. This production follows the events from the time Jesus appeared before Pilate until he was crucified. Free. Bring a picnic basket to enjoy on the grassy area. Call 083 564 2929.

THE PLAYHOUSE: Classic ballet masterpieces performed to music by top French composers is what audiences will experience when Crown of the Russian Ballet tours the country. The Moscow theatre company will perform at the Playhouse Opera Theatre on May 20 and 21 at 7.30pm. The programme celebrates masterpieces of French music in ballet, including Camille Saint Saens’s Dying Swan, Jacques Brel’s Don’t Leave Me and Ravel’s Bolero. Also on the programme are George Bizet’s one-act ballet Carmen and the pas de deux from Le Corsaire. R150 to R280 at Computicket. Early booking is advised.

• To be listed in Boardwalk, e-mail all theatre-related information to latoya.newman@inl.co.za; subject line: boardwalk, by Thursday.

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