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Durban Boardwalk - February 4, 2014

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TO NDR 7 deadly

Val Adamson

SATIRE: The Seven Deadly Sins, with Aaron McIlroy and Lisa Bobbert, starts this week.

HERITAGE THEATRE: The Gee Jays are back with a compilation show of their finest material called Snippets. Gary McKenzie, Grant Bell and John Didlick revisit some of the most hilarious moments in their illustrious careers. With excerpts from Not the Full Monty, The Three Tonners, Book Club, Bad Moon Rising, Who’s Your Daddy? and Boep Idles. Ends Sunday. R185 Tuesday dinner and Sunday lunch; R215 Wednesday to Saturday including a two-course meal. Show only option R130. Bookings: 031 765 4197.

 

ELIZABETH SNEDDON THEATRE: The Seven Deadly Sins starring Aaron McIlroy and Lisa Bobbert stages from Thursday to March 9. Fans will be treated to clues underlying our failure to stick to the path of virtue. Expect a line-up of satirical visual production elements and musical items, including renderings of Shaggy’s Hey, Sexy Lady, Britney Spears’s Toxic and Daft Punk’s Get Lucky, among others. With Steven Stead as director, Sue Monteregge as co-writer, lighting design by Michael Broderick, choreography by David Gouldie. 7.30pm Tuesdays to Saturdays, 6pm on Sundays. R140 (R80 for preview on Thursday) at Computicket.

 

STABLE THEATRE: presents a free two-hour Masonwabe concert on Thursday between 1pm and 3pm. All are welcome to enjoy the performances including two indlamu groups – Imfene, a mixed-gender Indlamu group, and Isivinini, an all-woman Indlamu group; and Isicathamiya exponents, Young Mambazo (a new-generation off-shoot of Ladysmith Black Mambazo group) and Beautiful Stars. Call 031 309 2513.

 

BARNYARD THEATRE: Forever Young is dedicated to those singers who remain etched in our memories: Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Louis Armstrong, Barry White and Ray Charles as well as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison and Eddie Cochran. More recent singers are also featured such as John Lennon, Freddie Mercury, Whitney Houston, Amy Winehouse and Bob Marley. The show stars Tiaan Rautenbach, Percy Smith and Gavin Esterhuizen on male vocals along with Maryke Buffel and Peyton Amber on female vocals. R145 from Wednesday to Saturday, R110 every Tuesday night and R100 for the Sunday matinee. Bookings, enquiries call 031 566 3045.

 

CATALINA THEATRE: Just Yours is a WWII romance set in Durban, February 1943. Stages Thursday to February 22. Written and directed by Sandy Bigara, it is filled with the haunting love songs of the ’40s – Bei Mir Bist du Schon, Auf Wiedersehen, If I Loved You and Just Yours and more – performed by Bigara. This historical love story is set on the brink of a life-changing event. R100 show only, R160 show and dinner (at John Dory’s) at Computicket. Call 031 837 5999.

 

RHUMBELOW THEATRE, PMB: Rocking the Greatest Hits with Krystle T & the Band is a show filled with music from the 1960s to the present with one singer, one stage and one band. Staging on Sunday, each song is a story of struggle, triumph, love and pain. Expect hits from Joe Dolan, Tina Turner, Bon Jovi, Queen, Elvis, Pink, The Corrs, The Cranberries, Adele, Tom Jones, Don McLean and more. Krystle T, Chillie Stent, Shermin Bhagula, Dale Wardell (Habit To) and Sebastian Gilchrist will rock your socks off. R120 at Computicket. Call Roland at 082 499 8636.

 

COMING UP

 

DURBAN ICC: The East Coast Radio Kings and Queens of Comedy show features Marc Lottering, Riaad Moosa, Stuart Taylor, Celest Ntuli, Trevor Gumbi, Darren Maule, Ndumiso Lindi, Simmi Areff and more. February 14. R180 to R280 at Computicket.

 

CATALINA THEATRE: this Valentine’s Day On Fire Comedy, in association with the Catalina and John Dory’s, present the Dinner and Late Night Comedy Show. Join comedian,Jem Atkins as he hosts some of the city’s funniest acts supported by Masood Boomgaard (Charous and Bruinos), and headlined by Neil Green. R140 for meal at John Dory’s and the show, with the show running from 10pm to 11.30pm. Book at Computicket. E-mail [email protected] .

 

DBN NORTH CONFERENCE CENTRE: our first Valentine’s Ball will transport you to Paris with American singer Angela Val Verde, Idols finalist Winston Moonsamy and Gateway to Fame S01 winner, Amanada Kunene in a Parisian setting. February 14. 6.30pm for 7pm. R225 (show and dinner) at Computicket or call 031 563 9176.

 

RHUMBELOW THEATRE, DBN: Stupid Cupid – Valentine’s is Such a Drag stages from February 14 to 16, featuring The Family Players: Allan Quihampton, Derek Pearce,Greg Baptie and Roland Stansell; and Statik (Selwyn Rautenbach and Clinton Green). The comical lip-sync drag show looks at the ups and downs of love. R120, R100 pensioners and tables of eight or more. Bring picnic baskets. Book at Computicket or call 031 205 7602.

 

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

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