DBN Boardwalk - January 8, 2012
PUMPKIN THEATRE: hosts Girls on Film. Experience memories from hits such as Chicago, Rock of Ages, Grease, Fame, Coyote Ugly, Mamma Mia!, The Wizard of Oz, Pretty Woman, Cats, Burlesque, The Phantom of the Opera, The Rocky Horror Picture Show and more. Stars Lizaan Vermeulen, Danielle Fisher and Joanne Fisher Steyn, with dancers Cathy Barry and Kaylee Aitken, and Paul Cassells and Danny Fisher on vocals. Thursdays to Saturdays until January 26. Bookings: firstname.lastname@example.org or 032 946 2121.
SUNCOAST SUNZONE: The Wizard of Oz – an adult pantomime – ends Sunday. R110 to R200 at Computicket.
THE CATALINA THEATRE, WILSON’S WHARF: Musho! Festival of One- and Two-Hander Theatre runs from Wednesday, January 16, to Sunday, January 20 , featuring 20 productions all celebrating the art of the one- and two-person plays. Musho – Zulu for an “enthusiastic praise response”, something similar to “bravo!” – embraces many forms of theatre: from mime to physical theatre, drama to comedy. For more about the festival, see www.mushofestival.co.za or e-mail email@example.com. For bookings and show times, call 031 305 6889 or see www.catalinatheatre.co.za/musho-festival
THE RHUMBELOW THEATRE: Platform Jazz. The Dixieland jazz band, with singer Shelley McLean, perform January 18 to 27. The band promises a varied programme which will include Honeysuckle Rose, Tiger Rag, I’ve Got you under My skin, In the Mood, Pennsylvania 6500, Take 5, Almost Like Being in Love, and L.O.V.E. One of the highlights of the show is Big Spender. The musos include Cathy “Hotlips” Peacock on trumpet, Ian “Lightning fingers” Holloway on clarinet, Dunc “the Hunk” Wooldridge on trombone, Jono Judge on sax, Melvin “The Keys” Peters on keyboard, “Bashful” Bruce Baker on drums and Andreas “Bullfiddel” Kappen on double bass. Bring picnic baskets. R100 at Computicket or call 031 205 7602.
• To be featured in Boardwalk, e-mail all your theatre-related submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org; subject: Boardwalk, by Thursday noon.