There is a music revue to suit every taste at this year’s Hilton Arts Festival

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Lisa Bobbert will be celebrating the music of Vera Lynn at the Hilton Arts Festival.

THE music of Vera Lynn, Hollywood’s Golden Age, Paul Simon and The Beatles can be enjoyed at this year’s Hilton Arts Festival, which runs from September 15 to 17 at Hilton College. Continue reading

Celebrate the songs of Vera Lynn at the Rhumbelow Theatre in Durban

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Award-winning Durban actress, Lisa Bobbert, will be performing the music of Vera Lynn at the Rhumbelow Theatre, 42 Cunningham Road ,off Bartle Road, Umbilo, Durban at 8pm on Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18, at 2pm and 6.30pm on Sunday, March 19, 7.30pm on Monday, March 20,  and 2pm and 6.30pm on Tuesday, March 21.

For those who cannot get to Umbilo, there will be a 2pm performance A Nightingale Sang… A Tribute To Vera Lynn – which also features the talents of Evan Roberts and Anthony Stonier – on Sunday, March 26 at the Aliwal Theatre. Continue reading

Celebrating the role of the pantomime dame

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Anthony Stonier (left) and Darren King in The Art of Being Ugly.

ONE of the greatest elements of pantomime is the tradition of the pantomime dame, played by a male actor in fabulous costume. Two of Durban’s finest exponents of this art – Darren King and Anthony Stonier – take to the stage at the Hexagon Theatre on March 4 and 5 to celebrate the panto dame in the comedy, The Art of Being Ugly. Continue reading

CANCELLED: Enjoy the songs of Alan Jay Lerner at the Hexagon

If you love the music and songs from My Fair Lady, Camelot, Gigi, Brigadoon and Paint Your Wagon, then make sure you book your seats for Accustomed to his words – The lyrics of Alan Jay Lerner at the Hexagon Dive theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Pietermaritzburg campus on Friday, February 12 and Saturday, February 13. Continue reading