TWO of Durban’s most iconic, revered and recognisable musicians Lu Dlamini and Madala Kunene will be performing in the Drama Theatre at the Playhouse in Durban at 7 pm on Friday, April 29. Both musicians will be launching new albums – Lu’s Ulimi-Lami and Madala’s 1959. Continue reading
JAZZ vocalist, Thobeka Langa, at Seaman’s Corner at Unit 3 in Hammarsdale at 6 pm on Sunday, May 1. Tickets are R30 at the door. Continue reading
MUSIC lovers are in for a treat when local guitar legend, Albert Frost, launches his much-anticipated third solo album, The Wake Up, at two gigs in KwaZulu-Natal this week. Fans can catch him at the Caversham Mill Restaurant in the KZN Midlands at 2 pm on Saturday, April 30. Continue reading
KEARSNEY College in Botha’s Hill is hosting performances of Spike – The Celebration of a Madman at 7 pm from May 3 to 5.
This entertaining multi-media production pays tribute to Spike Milligan, the godfather of British comedy, by touching on old favourites with The Goons as well as excerpts from his war diaries.
The shows on Tuesday and Wednesday will be cinema-style, with the Thursday performance in a supper theatre format. Refreshments will be one sale and picnic baskets can also be taken.
Tickets are R50 (R30 students and pensioenrs). Booking is through Computicket.
THE Playhouse Company has two superb plays heading to the Durban theatre as part of its annual New Stages season in May. Continue reading
DURBAN theatre company, KickstArt, walked away with three Naledi Awards in Johannesburg recently for their dark and brooding staging of Stephen Sondheim’s blood-drenched classic Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
Meanwhile, at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Howard College campus in Durban, the company is hosting its first production of 2016, another iconic Stephen Sondheim production, the musical fairy tale parable for grown-ups: Into the Woods. Continue reading
THE Hexagon Dive Theatre on the Pietermaritzburg campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal is hosting Just a Few Favourites: An evening of popular songs with Derek Cuenod at 6.30 pm for 7 pm on Friday, April 29. Continue reading
THE Rhumbelow Theatre in Pietermaritzburg – based at the Allan Wilson Shellhole, 5 Alan Paton Avenue (Durban Road) – will be hosting Celebration Time with Platform Jazz at 2 pm and 6.30 pm on Monday, May 2. Continue reading
DURBAN’S Rhumbelow Theatre at 42 Cunningham Road, off Bartle Road, Umbilo, will be hosting Midlands diva, Cat Simoni, in Cat Rocks at 8 pm on Friday, April 29 and Satrurday, April 30 and at 2 pm on Sunday, May 1. There will also be shows at 8 pm on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7 and 6.30 pm on Sunday, May 8. Continue reading
BODY Worlds Vital – the international exhibition celebrating the wonder, resilience and fragility of the human body now showing at the Sci Bono Discovery Centre in Newtown – is extending its opening hours for an exclusive evening on April 28 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Continue reading