DURBAN actor and singer, Anthony Stonier, will take theatre-goers down memory lane is his show, The Sound of his Music — Richard Rodgers, at the Hexagon Dive at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Pietermaritzburg campus at 7 pm for 7.30 pm on Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25.Most of us are familiar with the Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals, Oklahoma!,South Pacific, The King and I and The Sound of Music. Less well-known was an earlier collaboration with another lyricist, Lorenz Hart. You will, however, recognise some of the following jazz standards, Where or When, This Can’t be Love and Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered to name a few they wrote together.
The playlist for Stonier’s show includes Oh, What a Beautiful Morning!, Some Enchanted Evening, Surrey with a Fringe on Top, Hello Young Lovers, Edelweiss and You’ll Never Walk Alone amongst many other well-known and nostalgia-inducing songs!
Stonier is one of KwaZulu-Natal’s most popular singer/actors and has won best male vocalist at the Durban Theatre Awards three times. This show sold out at the Hilton Arts Festival in September 2014.
Tickets are R100 (tables seat 10) and patrons are encouraged to bring along picnic baskets, but no drinks. There is a cash bar. Booking is via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Doors open at 6.45 pm. Inquiries: 033 260 5537.