JHB – Theatre Guide 01-07 Feb 2013

Mies Julie
Scooping up 2 awards, this play directed by Yeal Farber was a smash hit at the Baxter Theatre. It’s a play that reflects the larger dilemmas of the nation and today’s world.
Until 24th February @ 8:15pm
R75 – R150
The Market Theatre,  Tel: 011-832-1641

Tshwane Comedy Night
A hot line up of South African comedians, including the likes of Thomas Gumede and Thoby Khanyile.
2nd February @ 8pm
R60 – R80
The SA State Theatre, Tel: 012-392-4000

Alan Committie – No, Seriously
South Africa’s finest madcap comedian is back with a One man comedy show that will surely have you in stitches. Look forward to an evening of laughter and get to see some of the most loved charaters like Johan van der Walt and Trevor Tahor.
Until 3rd March @ 8pm
R75 – R150
Pieter Toeriens Main Theatre, Tel: 021-510-7000

Icons of the 80’s
This cover show focuses on all of the hits from the 80’s, including songs from Bon Jovi, Dire Straits and more of the famous artists of the time. The show features a 10 piece cast with explosive energy on stage. A show not to be missed.
Until 3rd March @ 2pmand 8pm
R95 – R150
The Barnyard Theatre in Rivonia, Tel: 012-234-2033

The Queen Experience
They have played sold out concerts in Europe and will now be in South Africa. Joseph Clark, plays Freddy Mercury, and his talented band bring back a new lease of life on the timeless Queen classics.
12th February till 16th February@8pm
R100 – R300
The Mandela Theatre, Tel: 011-877-6800

Jazz and African Music Nights
An eclectic mix of African and jazz sounds for an evening of listening pleasure.
1st February @ 8pm
R80 – R100
The SA State Theatre, Tel: 012-392-4000

The Island
This is an epic play written by Athol Fugard that follows the story of two inmates, on Robben Island. One inmate learns that his sentence has been reduced and this tests the men’s friendship. The story develops from this idea and entertains the audience with a slightly modern twist on the original play.
Until 24th March @ 8pm
Tickets from R75
The Market Theatre, Tel: 011-832-1641

Michael Jackson History 2
The musical genius of Michael Jackson is brought to life by Kenny Wizz from Vegas. This show is taking the world by storm with sold out nights.
24th January – 10th February, contact for show times
R100 – R295
The Mandela Theatre , Tel: 011-877-6800

Johannesburg International Mozart Festival:
Erich Oskar Huetter, soloist cellist, will be performing at the Joburg Theatre as part of the music festival. He has honed his talents by studying with some of the best in the music industry.
30th January @ 6pm
R130
Joburg Theatre, Tel: 011-877-6800

Andre The Hilarious Hypnotist
Trained by the worlds famous Max Collie, Andre has developed is own brand of theatrical hypnosis. This is an evening of side splitting laughter.
Until 10th March
R100
Monte Casino,Tel: 011-510-7000

Dance for the Rhinos:
Dancers from all disciplines have got together to produce a show to fight against Rhino poaching and raise money for the cause.
2nd February @ 5pm
R120
The Fringe, Tel: 011-877-6800

Stand Up Africa
Stand Up Africa brings you some of the funniest comedians from across Africa for a 2 night comedy extravaganza.
1st, 2nd February@ 8pm
R200 – R385
The Lyric Theatre, Tel: 011-713-3549

Fantasy Beijing
This is a showcase of the best acrobatic talent from China. Included are also magic, martials arts and folk music displays.
3rd Feb @ 3pm and 8pm
R120 to R300
Emperors Palace, Tel: 011-928-1937