Category Archives: Revue

Taste of Joburg, a foodie paradise

So I finally make it to the festival most of my friends have been raving about for six years! Yes, Taste of Joburg, part of MTN’s Go Big Festival at Montecasino. I now see what the fuss is about. Taste … Continue reading

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Love, a musical revue

Wits School of Dramatic Arts and Wits Theatre are currently presenting their annual musical. Under direction by Gina Shmukler and with musical direction of Adele Strombeck with design by Niall Griffin the students have put together a musical ruvue. The … Continue reading

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Elzabe Zietsman in Vlakkant/Diepkant

I often wonder exactly what it is that prompts people to see a show? Certainly one of the deciding factors is who is presenting the show. Now Elzabe Zietsman is one of those names that means something in this regard. … Continue reading

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Hats Off!

Every seat was packed and every patron was having a good time at the performance of Hats Off! which I attended. I certainly loved it! Flanders and Swann were a British comedy duo, school mates who first worked together for … Continue reading

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I spied with my little eyes … in April 2013

The month of April began with a concert at Wits featuring Dutch violinist, Antoinette Lohmann, and South African fortepianist, John Reid Coulter. It was a superb concert. The Johannesburg Musical Society hosted the Duo de Salzburg who presented Austrian music … Continue reading

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It’s camp, it’s naughty, it’s Boylesque!

For one week only (30 April to 4 May) Daphne Kuhn’s Theatre on the Square is playing host to Boyleque. I went along on opening night to see what it was all about. Wikipaedia points out that “Burlesque is a … Continue reading

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That 80s Show!

That 80s Show! is a compilation production which is currently running at the Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace. I headed over there on Friday 12 April to check it out for myself. The 80s were a great time for … Continue reading

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I spied with my little eyes … in February 2013

By February the year in Johannesburg is well and truly underway. On the musical front the Johannesburg International Mozart Festival dominated the early part of the month with the likes of the very popular James Grace, the jazz pianist Paul … Continue reading

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fACTORy: Funny, Flamboyant, Fabulous

Nataniel is a boy from the Platteland. The ‘boy next door’. One gets the impression from his television work, his adverts, his books and even his shows that he is as down to earth as one’s own grandmother. However in … Continue reading

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Fascinating Aida Returns to Montecasino Theatre

This British comedy trio brought a breath of British humour to South African stages in 2010 and I was delighted to see them again at the Pieter Toerien Montecasino Main Theatre in January 2013. The trio of attractive, middle aged … Continue reading

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