JHB – Theatre Guide 1-7 March 2013

20:13The Beginning – Comedy
Local Mzansi comedians battle it out, Def Jam style. Its all about bring new talent to stage. During the 2nd half industry stalwarts take over. An evening of comedy!
Until 17th March @ 8:13pm
R75 to R120
The Laager, Market Theatre, Tel: 011-832-1641

Dance Spectrum
A rich mixture of dancing styles all one stage. Music is by Ludwig Minkus, resident composer of the Russian Imperial Ballet.
Until 1st March @ 9pm
R80
The Mandela, Tel: 011-877-6800

Songs of Immigration: Hugh Masekela
The show will take you on a musical journey that pays tribute to the cultural contribution of the late 19th century migrant workers that came from across Africa.
Until 1st March @ 8pm
R100
The Mandela, Tel: 011-877-6800

Don Quixote
The story is based on an episode in the epic Cervantes novel and tells of the triumph of young women over parental match making.
Until 24th March @ 7:30pm and 3pm
R189 to R336
The Mandela, Tel: 011-877-6800

Mark Banks: Banksrupt
Mark is a comedy legend and will be performing a show based on South Africa current state of monetary affairs with a tongue in cheek spin to things.
Until 2nd March @ 8pm
R120
The Globe Theatre, Tel: 011-248-5168

Africa Umoja
A musical extravaganza focusing on African music from its early days on teh dusty streets of Soweto to todays modern Kwaito revolution. The drum beats will have you excited for more.
Until 28th March @ 8pm
R112 – R224
Victory Theatre, Tel: 011-728-9603

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 @ 2pm and 8pm
R95 – R150
The Barnyard Theatre in Rivonia, Tel: 012-234-2033

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

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