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Cape Town Boardwalk - February 18, 2014

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to sound of music

Catherine Ashmore

The Sound of Music

lPieter-Dirk Uys presents 50 Shades of Bambi, runs Thursday and Saturday at The Kalk Bay Theatre. Musical direction by Godfrey Johnson, who is at the piano. Bambi takes a raunchy ride to the other side of daily life, putting a square peg into a round hole through relationships, trust, happiness, hope, love and fidelity. R125. 8pm. Info: www.kalkbaytheatre.co.za.

 

lA lie of the Mind runs from March 1 to 8 at The Little Theatre. Christopher Weare directs Sam Shepard’s award-winning play. 7.30pm. R60 at www.webtickets.co.za.

 

lIan von Memerty and Roelof Colyn return to the Paul Cluver Amphitheatre with their hit show A Handful of Keys, on Saturday. 7pm. R220 at Computicket. All proceeds go to the Thembalitsha Foundation.

 

lKlaza Kalish and Other Stories on February 26 at Villa Pascal, Durbanville. 7.30 pm. R80 at www.villapascal.co.za or call 021 975 2566.

 

lCall Me Lee runs from tomorrow until March 15 at Theatre on the Bay. Jonathan Roxmouth pays tribute to Mr Showmanship, Liberace – known as Lee to his friends – in this concert biography with lighting by Denis Hutchison and direction by Ian von Memerty. 8pm. R90 to R130 at Computicket.

 

lThe Sound of Music runs from tomorrow to March 30 at The Artscape Theatre. Andre Swartz and Bethany Dickson as Captain Von Trapp and Maria. 8pm. R125 to R425 at Computicket.

lA Certain Lady runs until March 1 at The Alexander Bar. Based on the short stories of US literary icon Dorothy Parker, A Certain Lady explores the heart of a woman in the 1920s. 7pm. R90 at Computicket.

lMissing… runs until March 29 at The Baxter Theatre. The premiere of the latest play by South African actor, director and playwright John Kani. R120 to R140 at Computicket.

lGoing Gooding runs from February 26 to March 1 at the Kalk Bay Theatre. Malcom Gooding’s uproarious ride through a bygone era of broadcasting. R100. 8pm. www.kalkbaytheatre.co.za.

lPatchwork ends on Saturday at The Baxter Masambe Theatre. It has been created for children aged between 1 and 3 to stimulate imagination, engage empathy and focus, and create a bonding experience for parents and children.10am. R40 children, R50 adults at Computicket.

 

lSouth African International Ballet Competition ends Thursday at the Artscape Theatre. The competition showcases dancers from around the world in three categories. R60 at Computicket.

 

lTannie Dora Goes Bos ends Sunday at the Artscape Theatre. A dark murder mystery offering comedy, drama and suspense, to keep you hooked – and guessing – till the very end. R65 at Computicket.

 

lDeath of a Colonialist runs until March 1 at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio.Winner of three Naledi awards, it tells the story of Harold Smith, an ageing, eccentric, unpredictable but passionate history teacher at a high school in Grahamstown. R100 to R140 at Computicket.

 

lOttoman Slap runs on Friday at The Alexander Bar. A Middle-Eastern, gypsy, Balkan and fusion music and dance show. 9pm. R100 at Computicket.

 

lKingdom of Earth ends Saturday at The Baxter Theatre.The award-winning team of Fred Abrahamse and Marcel Meyer bring this rare Tennessee Williams classic to the Baxter. Starring Anthea Thompson and Nicholas Dallas. 8pm. R100 to R140 at Computicket.

 

lJewels of Opera and Song runs until Sunday at the Rosebank Theatre. This is not an opera sung by opera singers, but opera sung by singers who love opera. Mixing song with humourous storytelling, many of which are stories chronicling their careers Aubrey Ellis and Renee Osborne create, with great panache, a memorable family evening. 7pm. R100 at www.webtickets.co.za.

 

lShakespeare’s The Tragedy of King Richard III ends Saturday at the Maynardville Open-Air Theatre. 8.15pm. R60 to R160 at Computicket.

 

lJou Ma Se Comedy Club at The Pumphouse, V&A Waterfront. Today, 8.30pm .R80 at Computicket. See www.joumasecomedy.com. Call 021 447 7237.

 

lTheatresports runs every Tuesday at Kalk Bay Theatre. South Africa’s longest running, award-winning and hilarious theatre improvisation show. 8pm. R60. Tel 072 939 3351.

 

lComedy at Mercury Live, 43 De Villiers Street, Zonnebloem, on Wednesdays. Tickets from R30 at the door (open at 8pm). Stand-up comedy on the last Wednesday of the month, improvisation otherwise. Call 021 465 2106.

 

lComedy at Chilli Bar, 5 Victoria Road, Southfield, at 8pm on Thursdays. R30. See www.thechillibar.co.za.

 

lComedy at Obviouzly Armchair, 135 Lower Main Road, Observatory, every Sunday. 8.30pm to 10.30pm.

 

• To appear in Boardwalk, e-mail all theatre-related information to Atiyyah Khan at [email protected] by Thursday afternoon.

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