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When in doubt say Darling

I have been watching Pieter-Dirk Uys play his satirical roles as various South African politicians on both sides of the 1994 divide, South Africa’s most famous white woman – Evita Bezuidenhout, the lovely Bambi Kellerman, the intriguing Ouma Ossewania and … Continue reading

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Stage by Stage

Jonathan Roxmouth is currently the darling of South African musical theatre.  Tall, good looking, young and with the sexiest voice since Frank Sinatra, he leaves nothing to be desired. His first CD is “Stage by Stage” (another one is being released later … Continue reading

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Rocky Horror – is 40 years a Time Warp yet?

Rocky Horror Show has been going for over forty years. It started out in 1973. In 1976 I saw the movie four times before it was banned in South Africa – I was not surprised that it was banned, the … Continue reading

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Venus in Fur, a look at the kinkier side of sex

We are constantly being told that the brain is the biggest, or at least the most important, sex organ (the skin is bigger).  David Ives play, Venus in Furs, based on Sacher-Masoch’s actual play of the same title proves this … 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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Don’t Dress for Dinner is fabulous farce

Marc Comoletti’s farce, Don’t Dress For Dinner, has been localised by Steven Stead with such skill that it feels authentically South African. ] Set in a the luxury holiday bush lodge of a wealthy couple up near the Kruger Park, … Continue reading

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Cabaret, The Musical

This is a fabulous production and one of which Pieter Toerien and KickstArt can be very proud. Samantha Peo was fantastic! Cabaret is one of my favourite musicals. Deep down I know that this is because I am really a … Continue reading

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